Ganvix signs epitaxy deal to develop green VCSELs

by Bob Raikes

What They Say A company called Ganvix is working with an equipment maker from Australia called BluGlass to try to develop a new way of making vertical cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) that emit in the …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Laser| Laser Projectors| Virtual Reality

OQmented has a Great Story on LBS

by Bob Raikes

The first invited speaker to the DSCC AR & VR forum (DSCC AR & VR Virtual Event – Chansin Looks at the Big Picture) was Ulrich Hofmann of OQmented, a spin-off from the Fraunhofer …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Laser| Waveguide Display

Links Week Ending 29th July 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the end of this week. Meta bumps prices of Quest 2 headsets ahead …

Tags:Apple| Asus| Desktop Monitors| Digital Signage| DOOH| | Game Playing| JCDecaux| Laser| LED| MMD (AOC Philips)| Patents| Pricing| Sky| Smartphones| Virtual Reality

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New metasurface can tune laser light without additional components

by Bob Raikes

What They Say A team of researchers at Harvard have developed a metasurface that can tune the amplitude, phase, and polarization properties of laser light, including the wavelength. No additional components are needed. The …

Tags:Holography| Laser| R&D (Research & Development)

Apple Invests in Lasers

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Apple is to invest $410 million in II-VI a US maker of optics and lasers that will allow the firm to boost its manufacturing capacity. The firm makes VCSELs that Apple …

Tags:Laser| LiDAR

LaSAR Alliance Formed to Advance Laser Scanning

by Chris Chinnock

A new industry organization has been formed called the LaSAR Alliance with the aim of bringing together a community around laser scanning technology and applications in the AR market. According the press release describing …

Tags:Augmented Reality| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| Laser