SPIE Photonics West 2016 preview: Today’s technology trends in optics and photonics

North America’s leading optics and photonics conference and exhibition, SPIE Photonics West, returns to The Moscone Center in San Francisco, where it will bring together presenters, exhibitors, and attendees to discuss and learn about the latest products, market insights, and technical presentations on the industry.

Feb 1st, 2016
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North America’s leading optics and photonics conference and exhibition, SPIE Photonics West, returns to The Moscone Center in San Francisco, where it will bring together presenters, exhibitors, and attendees to discuss and learn about the latest products, market insights, and technical presentations on the industry.

The industry-focused program will included updated market analysis reports, new products launches, a pitch contest showcasing ideas from aspiring entrepreneurs, a gala awards banquet honoring new products, and network opportunities in a global event with an attendance of approximately 20,000.

Additionally, the BiOS Expo on the opening weekend will feature more than 200 companies showcasing their biomedical optics products, systems, and software.

On the whole, the conference runs from February 13-18, with the Photonics West exhibition running from February 16-18. The exhibition will feature more than 1,300 companies, many of which will debut new products on the show floor. Take a look at our coverage of some of the imaging and machine vision products that will be showcased here.

Vision-related technologies that are expected to be prominently featured and discussed at the event, according to SPIE, are as follows:

  • Cameras and CCD components
  • Electronic imaging components
  • Laser systems and accessories
  • Fiber optic components, equipment, systems
  • High-speed imaging and sensing
  • Optical components, detectors, materials, substrates, and coatings
  • Lenses and filters
  • Infrared sources and detectors
  • Metrology
  • Communication technology
  • Positions and mounts

View more information on the event.
View a press release on the event.

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