NASA, in coordination with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites Program, has awarded an instrument contract to Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bethesda, Md. The contract is for one instrument, with three options for additional instruments. The total estimated value including options is $178 million.
GeoEye, Inc. , a leading producer of satellite and aerial imagery and geospatial information, today announced MJ Harden's acceptance of Optech's Airborne Laser Terrain Mapper (ALTM) Gemini 167 LiDAR imaging unit.
U.S. scientists have developed a method of increasing the fluorescence intensity of quantum dots by a factor of at least 108.
The high performance capabilities of photonics technology meets the automotive industry's need for safety and entertainment solutions that offer superior performance, reliability, robustness, and cost effectiveness, reports Frost & Sullivan.
Tokyo Sony displayed Monday the first television for the commercial market with an organic light-emitting diode display it said symbolized the revival of the faltering Japanese electronics maker.
Eastman Kodak Company announced today the first digital camera in its successful EASYSHARE line to incorporate the company's new, innovative CMOS image sensor technology.
PerkinElmer, a company providing health sciences and photonics solutions, announced the expansion of its Santa Clara, California, digital x-ray detector fabrication facility.
Scientists have used near-infrared fluorescence microscopy to image carbon nanotubes inside a living organism for the first time.
Wavefield Inseis exercised its option to purchase the remaining shares of Norwegian optical sensor specialist Optoplan AS from former owner Weatherford. The option was available until the end of 2008 and was part of the original deal when the company purchased an initial 35 percent of Optoplan in December 2006.
The Boeing Company today announced that the Sea-Based X-Band Radar (SBX) mooring system has been installed at SBX's homeport in Alaska, completing a key piece of infrastructure for the missile defense sensor.
NTPC Ltd plans to get into manufacturing Light Emitting Diode (LED) lamps, widely considered the future of lighting technology. It has tied up with the Bangalore-based Society for Integrated Circuit Technology and Applied Research for making the lamps as they have frugal power consumption, considerably lower than even compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs).
Advanced Photonix, Inc. announced today that it has received a purchase order worth approximately $1,000,000 for Light Emitting Diode (LED) Arrays used for night vision displays employed by the U.S. Military. The order is expected to ship within the next nine months.
SolarOne Solutions of Framingham, MA and Hadco ® Inc. of Littlestown PA announced that the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) will fund three main street lighting projects overseen by the Sullivan Renaissance, a beautification and community development program principally funded by the Gerry Foundation.
A more cost-effective and environmentally friendly solution to traditional incandescent holiday lighting is now available, says newly launched LED Christmas light company HolidayLEDs.com.
Sumitomo Chemical Company and Cambridge Display Technology Inc., a developer of technologies based on polymer organic light emitting diodes (P-OLEDs), today jointly announced that Sumitomo Chemical has completed its $285 million acquisition of CDT, by means of a merger between CDT and a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Chemical. The merger consideration represents a 107 percent premium over CDT's 90-day average closing share price and a 95 percent premium over CDT's closing share price of $6.15 on July 30, the last trading day prior to first public announcement of the acquisition.