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Africa Cup of Nations 2019 lit up with new luminaires

Africa Cup of Nations 2019 lit up with new luminaires
Tomorrow is the kick-off of the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 with the opening match at Cairo International stadium. Signify is providing the lighting to the stadium and four other stadiums that welcome the biennial international men's football championship of Africa. The tournament is hosted by Egypt and is held from June 21st to July 19th, 2019.
20th June 2019

Safety fears over use of robotics in medical procedures

Safety fears over use of robotics in medical procedures
Recent advancements in robotic technology have resulted in significant changes and future implications in several industries, and for people of many walks of life. However, there are few where the impact has proven as pronounced as in the field of medicine. The advent of advanced medical robots is changing - and saving - the lives of people across the globe. By Scott Jones, General Manager, Northern Connectors
12th June 2019

Expert podcasts for the lighting industry

Expert podcasts for the lighting industry
International designer and manufacturer of luminaires and bespoke lighting solutions, FUTURE Designs, has launched its first series of informative and educational podcasts through interviews with some of its experts. The three episodes, which are hosted by journalist Grant Gibson, explore the past, present and future of FUTURE Designs. 
12th June 2019


LiFi technology showcased in London’s knowledge quarter

LiFi technology showcased in London’s knowledge quarter
A special event is being co-hosted by The Institute of Physics (IOP) and pureLiFi, at the IOP’s new flagship building in London’s Kings Cross on May 16th, the International Day of Light, showcasing the potential of revolutionary LiFi technology. LiFi is a wireless technology which holds the key to solving challenges faced by 5G. 
16th May 2019

Understanding cooled and uncooled optical gas imaging

Understanding cooled and uncooled optical gas imaging
A technical note has been published by FLIR Systems that discusses and compares the advantages of cooled versus uncooled Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) technology for different industrial applications. Historically, OGI cameras have been designed with cooled infrared (IR) detectors that offer several advantages over uncooled detectors, but they often come at a higher cost.
16th May 2019

Consortium targeting high speed optical connectivity

Consortium targeting high speed optical connectivity
The Open Eye Consortium has announced the establishment of its Multi-Source Agreement (MSA) outlining its mission to standardise advanced specifications for lower latency, more power efficient and lower cost optical modules targeting 50G, 100, 200, and up to 400Gbps optical modules for datacenter interconnects over single-mode and multimode fibre. 
14th May 2019

Are your lenses becoming obsolete?

Are your lenses becoming obsolete?
Periodically organisations are faced with replacing hard to source or obsolete optical components within their camera, sensor or instrument systems. It is at this critical point that you have to choose whether to search for an off-the-shelf component or to specify a bespoke component that fully meets your needs. 
9th May 2019

Bespoke strategy to manage obsolete optical components

Bespoke strategy to manage obsolete optical components
It has been announced that Resolve Optics has published an article that discusses the benefits of adopting a bespoke design strategy to manage the increasing occurrence of optical components becoming obsolete before the end of a products life cycle. Optical component obsolescence has always been an issue for buyers in industries ranging from aerospace and defence, right through to the nuclear industry.
3rd May 2019

Collecting thermal data at high speeds

Collecting thermal data at high speeds
A new guide book for military scientists, engineers and ballisticians interested in using thermal imaging for long range measurement and projectile tracking has been published by FLIR Systems. With the abundance of temperature measurement tools available, why should researchers and engineers consider thermal imaging?
29th April 2019

On the road to better lighting with LED luminaries

On the road to better lighting with LED luminaries
In conjunction with electrical distributor Rexel, the LEDVANCE truck is back on the road for visitors to experience first-hand the comprehensive range of easy to install LED luminaires. To celebrate the tour, Rexel is running a competition to win a two-night break at the five-star Celtic Manor Resort.
16th April 2019


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