International Gymnastics Federation, Fujitsu announce joint judging support system

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International Gymnastics Federation, Fujitsu announce joint judging support system

Lausanne, Switzerland, and Tokyo, Japan, November 20, 2018 The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) and Fujitsu Limited today announced their decision to practically implement a judging support system which they have been developing, with the aim of achieving real time judging support that is fair and accurate. The judging support system will now be tested at a forthcoming World Cup event and targeted for deployment at the 2019 World Championships held by FIG, a global organization that governs gymnastics disciplines, including artistic and rhythmic gymnastics.In addition, FIG and Fujitsu have signed a contract for a new partnership program to promote the deployment of the judging support system to be used by its Continental Unions and Member Federations for training and education purposes and for use at their competitions. Continue reading “International Gymnastics Federation, Fujitsu announce joint judging support system”

Airbus Netherlands and TNO partner towards the realisation of optical satellite communication

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At the inaugural event of the new Airbus production facility for space technology, Airbus Netherlands and TNO announced their cooperation for the development of a next-generation optical ground stations in the gigabit range. This is an important step towards the realisation of optical satellite communication. Almost all the data connections in space are based on radio-frequency electromagnetic waves. The new systems for optical satellite communication use laser light to make communications faster, more secure and cheaper. Continue reading “Airbus Netherlands and TNO partner towards the realisation of optical satellite communication”

SAVE THE DATE: Photonics Applications Week 2019, 30 Sept – 4 Oct

SAVE THE DATE: the next edition will take place from 30 September to 4 October 2019 in the Brainport Region (Eindhoven / Helmond, The Netherlands).

Unlike other photonics events Phapps Week is all about practice, not theory. During the workshops, exhibitions, lectures, networking events, debates and hackathons you get first-hand experience and insight into how the fast growing field of photonics can benefit your business and industry.

Phapps Week focuses on the following 8 application areas: Health Care | IoT & Autonomous Systems | IT & Telecom | Agri & Food | Manufacturing & Industry 4.0 | Aerospace & Military | Consumer Electronics & Lighting | System Integration /Integrated Photonics/Human Resources/Finance

Network with business peers and photonics experts to learn how your company can stay ahead of the innovation curve. Exchange your market demand with professionals from the photonics industry and see how they can help you, instead of the other way around!

For more information, please contact us via this form.

2 October, Workshop ‘AeroSpace and Communication’


This workshop initiated by ASTRON, LioniX international, NLR, ad Technobis, is all about photonics in Aerospace. The organisers will bring in their respective knowhow how to apply this technology in severe circumstances. The workshop is being held in High Tech Campus Eindhoven Conference Center.

2 October, Photonic Integration Conference

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This one-day executive conference (4th edition) explains why integrated photonics is vital to keep our world communicating and connected in the 21st century. It provides the bandwidth, speed, reach and flexibility needed to run exciting new applications that everyone knows – healthcare & life sciences, internet of things, M2M, social media, big data, datacenters, cloud computing and voice over IP. It’s the most energy efficient technology to scale up all these services. We’re bringing the global experts to Eindhoven. October 2, High Tech Campus Eindhoven.

2 October, Semicon Photonics Matchmaking 2018

Welcome to the registration and matchmaking website of the Finnish-Dutch company mission on Semicon and Photonics that is planned during PHAPPS Week. Networking amongst professionals from the different industries is of paramount importance. The Session will take place at the High Tech Campus Eindhoven Conference Centre.

2 October, Networking dinner at Kazerne, Eindhoven

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The networking dinner for the Photonics Applications Week 2018 will take place on October 2 at the Kazerne, Eindhoven. Meeting each other in a more relaxed creative environment is as important as well. During drinks and a dinner other topics will pass. Socialising is of paramount importance. That it the reason why the Photonics Applications Week team will organise the Networking dinner.