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Shaping the Spectrum: Optics & Tech Redefining Art & Design

The realms of art, design, and technology haven’t always seen eye to eye, with many accusing AI and robots of having the potential to steal jobs from artists and stifle creativity. However, as technology has evolved and its potential has become apparent, many artists are now embracing these advancements and collaborating with robots to create inspirational artwork that reflects the innovations of the 21st century.

Viewing Machine Vision Through a New Lens: The Latest Developments

With a strong emphasis on machine vision this month and the UKIVA (UK Industrial Vision Association) Machine Vision Conference (MVC) & Exhibition underway (find us on at Stand G4), this blog delves into some of the most recent advancements in the field.

Find Us At Next Week’s Machine Vision Conference (MVC) & Exhibition

Meet the Knight Optical team at the UKIVA Machine Vision Conference (MVC) & Exhibition! Discuss your machine vision projects, explore our state-of-the-art Metrology Laboratory, and discover our commitment to quality and custom-made optical components. We’ll be showcasing our range of optics on 18-19th June 2024.

Plotting the Journey for HAPS Exploration and Innovation

In the exhilarating world of aerospace, High-Altitude Pseudo Satellites (HAPS) are stealing the spotlight worldwide. Positioned high above the clouds, these UAVs, often powered by sunlight, are turning heads. From turbocharging communication networks to giving surveillance procedures a makeover, these high-flying systems pose great opportunities. Here, we explore their potential and uncover a landscape teeming with innovation and growth.

The Promise of AI in Subsea Applications

AI holds immense potential across various industries worldwide, but its impact is particularly pronounced in the subsea sector. In environments characterised by high pressure and low visibility, divers face significant risks, making operational success challenging. Here, we explore how AI stands to revolutionise day-to-day underwater practices, elevating productivity, ensuring worker welfare, and enhancing decision-making to unprecedented levels.

The Power of Strategic Optical Component Alliances for Aerospace Businesses

In the intricate world of aerospace procurement, securing a reliable optical component supplier is paramount yet fraught with complexities. Navigating this terrain demands a strategic approach tailored to the industry’s unique demands. Enter the ‘SPECTRUM’ methodology – an invaluable tool for identifying and partnering with the right supplier to ensure project success and long-term viability.

Innovations in Robotics for Enhanced Operations in the Subsea Sector

From the vast realms of oil and gas to the frontiers of subsea engineering, telecoms, and defence, submersible robots are reshaping industries like never before. In this blog, we explore some of the latest enhancements and shed light on the optical components driving their incredible performance.

Behind the Trend: The Reality of North Sea Subsea Work on TikTok

Recently, TikTok has opened our eyes to the very real dangers and terrifying scenes of working in the North Sea. In this blog, we explore the state-of-the-art technologies and their associated high-precision optical components that drive safety and efficiency for operatives working in these treacherous waters.

Sailing Toward Sustainability: The Rise of Floating Offshore Wind Farms

As floating offshore wind farms continue to demonstrate their high-performance benefits worldwide, new installations, development opportunities, and pioneering technologies are emerging, notably in Aberdeen’s Westhill area, aptly dubbed ‘Subsea City.’ As a trusted provider of premium, on-spec optical components for both the subsea sector and wind monitoring technology, we delve into the expanding realm and potential of these wind farms on a global scale.

Regulation and Innovation in the Metaverse

Premium optics serve a crucial role in enriching the visual, interactive, and perceptual experiences across a diverse range of devices employed for the cyber realm, such as head-mounted displays (HMDs), AR glasses, smartphones and tablets. As the market for digital gadgets continues to evolve rapidly, there has been much discussion surrounding the concept of the metaverse. In this article, we explore its potential implications.