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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.

Knight Optical Presents…the World of Geoengineering

We’ve talked much of late about optical components being part of diagnostics and therapy devices that help save the lives of humans and, indeed, animals in veterinary applications. However, optics could also be relied upon to protect another important entity – the planet. Here, Knight Optical explores the, somewhat uncharted, yet awe-inspiring world of geoengineering and looks at some of the divisions that could play a pivotal role in helping to beat climate change.

Knight Optical Presents: The Top 10 Technologically Advanced Sectors of 2021

If you’re an avid follower of our blogs, you’ll know that we’re passionate about technologies (both current and old), pioneering, unique systems and remarkable, new methods of doing things. As we reach the end of quarter one for 2022, we look back on the last year and highlight some of the most exciting technologies of 2021.

Custom-Made Optical Components for High-Performing Automation Systems

Knight Optical (KO) has provided discerning engineers, designers, and the like from the automation sector with dependable, premium-quality optics for over three decades. Throughout this time, the leading supplier has helped refine the precision of some of the world’s most innovative technologies and partnered with a wide range of companies throughout the industry.

Knight Optical Sees Surge of Demand for Optics for Automated Ultraviolet (UV) Disinfection Systems

Knight Optical – the leading global supplier of custom-made optical components – has met a universal increased requirement for high-precision ultraviolet (UV) optical components for high-performing automated (and manual) UVC disinfection systems. 

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: Light Guides & Prisms

For this month’s optics spotlight, Knight Optical – the leading supplier of on-spec, metrology-tested and custom-made optical components – groups together two of its most popular optical components. One has long been favoured for high-spec vehicle applications and ultra-precision, laser-based beauty and medical therapies.

Biometric Technology: The Many Faces of Facial Recognition

The adoption of facial recognition technology in today’s tech-savvy world is rife, and, unlike many perceived a few decades ago, it’s not just high-tech, futuristic devices that sport the tech. Here, Knight Optical – the leading supplier of on-spec, metrology-tested optical components – explores the rising use of facial recognition.

Knight Optical answers the question: What are Optical Payloads?

The term ‘payload’ is theoretically defined as a vehicle’s revenue-producing cargo; however, in terms of aerospace, the name denotes the elements of a spacecraft that have been deployed to generate mission data and transmit it back to earth. Rockets, for example, have been known to carry a series of particular payloads over time.

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