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Life On Autopilot: Where Is the Robotics and Automation Industry Headed?

What are the latest trends dominating the robotics and automation world? Are robots still in demand? Where are these awe-inspiring automated technologies headed? And what optical components are used in robotics? Here, Knight Optical answers these questions and offers its view on the future of the forward-thinking sector.

Knight Optical Presents: Top 10 Robotic Developments of the Year so Far

The robotics industry is booming, with optics playing a major part, and we have the automotive and manufacturing industries to thank for their increasingly widespread adoption. Following successful, efficient applications in these industrial areas, other sectors are switching on to the many benefits of opting for automation.

The Most Common Optical Filters and Their Uses

Optical Filters are available in an array of choices and are employed for a wide and diverse range of applications. As a global supplier of stock and custom-made optics, Knight Optical runs through the most popular types and some of their typical functions. 

Technologies used for Military Weaponry & Defence Technology

In the finale of its three-part military and defence explorative blog that uncovers some of the high-spec technologies and optics used within these discerning sectors, Knight Optical explores the weapons used by today’s forces. Here, the leading supplier of on-spec optical components for military and defence applications dives deep into the utilisation and ever-evolving development of laser technologies amongst armed forces.

Optical Components for Military & Defence Vehicles, Air & Spacecraft

As a leading supplier of ultra-high-precision optical components for integration with high-specification military and defence systems, Knight Optical is uncovering innovations within the industry in its latest three-part blog series on optical components for military and defence applications. In this sequel, the UK- and USA-based optics supplier investigates the gadgets and technology used by the fast-moving vehicle, air and spacecraft divisions of armies, navies, and air forces worldwide.

Top of the Shops: Smart Warehouses & Evolving E-Commerce

Following the substantial rise that the e-commerce industry has experienced in the past few years and the consequential strain placed on warehousing facilities, sales growth is starting to slow following its pre-pandemic high1. As we begin to wonder what the future holds for e-commerce, Knight Optical – the leading supplier of custom-made, premium-quality optical components – explores the technology that warehouses have been turning to in their most turbulent times.

What Technologies are Used in Modern-Day Alcohol Production?

Alcohol production across sites worldwide is a hive of activity as brewers, distillers, winemakers, and the like begin to turn their attention to this year’s harvests and manufacturing processes. In this blog, Knight Optical explores the modern-day alcohol making landscape and the latest optical technological advancements from the sector

In the Spotlight: Calcium Fluoride Optics

Here at Knight Optical, we’ve observed a peak in requirement for our custom-made Calcium Fluoride (CaF2) Optical Components. To coincide with this proliferation, we’re placing these in-demand optics under the spotlight.

Knight Optical puts Optical Flats in the Spotlight

To coincide with this month’s optics focus, we’re diving into our sought-after range of Optical Flats. In this summarising blog, we’ll explore the main features of these optical components, explain how they work and reveal the customisation elements that are available here at Knight Optical.

What Optical Components & Ever-Evolving Technologies Are Changing the Face of the Beauty Industry?

The beauty industry is a multi-billion-pound business. According to research from Global Data, more consumers will be willing to invest even more money in the health and beauty sector in the future, making the market the fastest growing industry in the UK by 20221. Where there’s growth, technology usually follows closely behind, and the beauty industry is no exception. In this blog, Knight Optical – the leading global supplier of on-spec, metrology-tested optical components – explores the ground-breaking technologies that are set to change the face of the beauty industry as we know it.

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