SPIE announce finalists for 2021 Prism Awards


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Industry giants and emerging challengers will be honored at the Prism Awards in a virtual ceremony in March 2021. SPIE announce finalists for 2021 Prism Awards.

Prism Award categories and finalists:

Life Sciences

  • Augmentiqs Medical, Augmentiqs 1000

  • IPG Photonics, YLPF-FlexO

  • OmniVision Technologies, OVM6948 CameraCubeChipTM

IPG Photonics<em></em>' LightWELD 1500.

IPG Photonics' LightWELD 1500.


  • BMF (Boston Micro Fabrication), microArch S240

  • IPG Photonics, LightWELD 1500 (right)

  • nLight, AFX

Medical Devices

  • Endofotonics, SPECTRA IMDxTM

  • Lumedica Vision, OQ EyeScope

  • Norlase, LION

Quality Control

  • Ophir, LBS-300HP-NIR (right)

  • Teledyne DALSA, Linea HS 32k TDI Camera

  • RoadVista, StripeMaster 3 Retroreflectometer

Ophir<em></em>'s LBS-300HP-NIR attenuator.

Ophir's LBS-300HP-NIR attenuator.


  • AUREA Technology, Quantum Entangled Twin Photon Source

  • Element Six, DNV-B1TM

  • Qnami, Qnami ProteusQ

Safety & Security

  • Alakai Defense Systems, Situational Awareness for First Responders (SAFR)

  • Cubert, ULTRIS 20 Hyperspectral Camera

  • RaySecur, MailSecur mmWave Scanner


  • ALPhANOV, Immersive Photonics Lab

  • Beijing JCZ Technology, EZCAD Laser Processing Software

  • OptoTest, OPL-CLX Software Suite

4Sight M is designed to drive auto<em></em>nomous applications.

4Sight M is designed to drive autonomous applications.

Smart Sensing

  • Luxmux, Ultrawide Tunable Fabry Perot Laser

  • mirSense, New QCLs from 10µm to 17µm

  • nanoLambda, Digital Nano Spectrometer


  • AEye, AEye 4Sight M (right)

  • Lumotive, X20 LiDAR

  • SLD Laser, LaserLight W-IR SMD

Vision Technology

  • Gamma Scientific, NED-LMD Waveguide Tester

  • OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, 550 aperture PowerBoost VCSEL

  • WaveOptics, WaveOptics Waveguide Platforms