News from spie A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics/government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages

Latest

26 Sep, 2019, 19:20 BST SPIE Welcomes Applicants for Its 2020 Startup Challenge

Applications are open for the 2020 SPIE Startup Challenge. The annual entrepreneurial pitching competition is held by SPIE, the international society ...


20 Jun, 2019, 17:18 BST SPIE To Acquire Photonex, UK's Top Photonics Exhibition

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, has agreed to purchase Xmark Media, organizer of key UK photonics exhibitions. The...


06 Apr, 2018, 13:00 BST SPIE, The International Society for Optics and Photonics, Appoints Kent Rochford as New CEO

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, announced today that Kent Rochford will be the organization's new CEO. A strong technical...


03 Apr, 2018, 09:00 BST SPIE Photonics Europe returns to Strasbourg

With a record number of presentations and twice the number of exhibition vendors as 2016, this year's SPIE Photonics Europe makes an exciting return...


15 Dec, 2017, 19:47 GMT Journal of Biomedical Optics and Neurophotonics to become fully open access journals

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, has announced that its Journal of Biomedical Optics and Neurophotonics will become fully...


30 Nov, 2017, 08:00 GMT Quantum, LiDAR, AR/VR/MR in SPIE Photonics West industry program

Global investment in quantum technology, LiDAR-driven breakthroughs in autonomous mobility, the role of 3D printing in Industry 4.0, and applications ...


22 Nov, 2017, 22:31 GMT Innovative photonics products named as Prism Awards finalists

Disruptive technology for assessing chemical composition in real time, a high-resolution LiDAR system for self-driving vehicles, and a...


08 Nov, 2017, 10:00 GMT SPIE Optical Systems Design to collocate with Optatec in 2018

A new conference on optical instrument science and applications at SPIE Optical Systems Design 2018 and collocation in Frankfurt with next year's...


23 Oct, 2017, 09:35 BST Innovation-driving research, applications at SPIE Photonics West

Talks by two Nobel Laureates will be among more than 5,200 technical presentations held alongside the premier global photonics and laser exhibition,...


17 Oct, 2017, 08:00 BST New topics, innovation prizes as SPIE Photonics Europe returns to Strasbourg

Presentation proposals in digital optics, quantum technologies, optical imaging and sensing, laser-based manufacturing, attosecond science, and other ...


02 Oct, 2017, 13:00 BST Proposals welcome for SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing

Proposals for research reports in sensors, infrared (IR) technology, laser systems, spectral imaging, radar, LiDAR, and other topics are being...


01 Sep, 2017, 19:18 BST SPIE welcomes 150 new Senior Members

The 150 SPIE members elevated to the rank of SPIE Senior Member this year are being recognized for their professional experience, technical...


31 Aug, 2017, 18:56 BST Photonics innovation wanted: Prism Awards accepting applications

Applications are being accepted for the prestigious 2018 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation. The competition, sponsored annually by SPIE, the...


25 Jul, 2017, 08:00 BST Nearly 1,000 expected for SPIE conferences in Warsaw on quantum, remote sensing, security technologies, more

Nearly 1,000 engineers, scientists, policy makers, and program managers from more than 40 countries are expected to participate in SPIE Remote...


08 Jun, 2017, 06:00 BST New conference on Digital Optical Technologies joins SPIE Optical Metrology in Munich

The new SPIE Digital Optical Technologies conference — highlighted by the opportunity for a hands-on demonstration of advanced augmented, virtual,...


16 May, 2017, 20:03 BST SPIE leaders congratulate SESAME on 'light' for science collaboration

Leaders of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, joined others in the global photonics community in congratulating scientists and ...


04 Apr, 2017, 06:00 BST Food safety innovation wins prize as Photonics21 delegates looks to the future

A report on research into optical techniques to improve food safety by detecting possible cancer precursors in food brought recognition and a cash...


27 Mar, 2017, 14:15 BST Rare opportunity to explore augmented and virtual reality systems to be offered at SPIE Digital Optical Technologies

Hands-on demonstrations of the world's most advanced augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) headsets will be a highlight of SPIE Digital...


06 Mar, 2017, 09:00 GMT International Women's Day - SPIE Strengthens its So’SPIE Ladies Mixed Network

In the lead-up to International Women's Day, "So'SPIE Ladies", the SPIE internal network composed of men and women, is stepping up its action. In...


24 Oct, 2016, 09:30 BST SPIE Wins a Five-Year Contract in Kuwait to Provide Commissioning Management Support Services to KNPC Clean Fuels Project

SPIE Oil & Gas Services announced that it has been awarded a five-year contract with Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) under Clean Fuels...


24 Oct, 2016, 09:30 BST SPIE Wins a Five-Year Contract in Kuwait to Provide Commissioning Management Support Services to KNPC Clean Fuels Project

SPIE Oil & Gas Services announced that it has been awarded a five-year contract with Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) under Clean Fuels...


11 Dec, 2015, 07:00 GMT Success for SPIE's "2015 Share For You" Employee Shareholding Plan

53% of employees are now shareholders in the SPIE Group SPIE has announced the success of its new "2015 Share For You" employee shareholding plan....


24 Nov, 2015, 17:36 GMT COP21 and Energy Savings - Europeans Expect a Pragmatic Ecological Approach

Europeans and energy efficiency Harris Interactive survey for SPIE* Europeans are committed and expect real action: Put a stop to waste! Rallying...


12 Oct, 2015, 15:03 BST SPIE to Handle Technical Operation of the Hospital Center SRH Waldklinikum in Gera in Germany

SPIE and SRH, a German leading private provider of educational and health-care services, sign ten-year contract Eleven employees being taken over by...


08 Oct, 2015, 18:43 BST COP 21: SPIE Reaffirms its Commitment to the Fight Against Global Warming

Dialogue, innovation and training: 3 key conditions to succeed in the energy transition Just a few months before the holding of the United Nations...