Photonics is becoming increasingly essential in fostering innovation in a multitude of sectors. Its applications span across a variety of fields, including optical data transmission, imaging, lighting, and displays, manufacturing, life sciences, health care, security, and safety. Today it provides novel solutions in areas where traditional technologies are reaching their limitations in terms of speed, capacity, and precision. The photonics sector experienced a revolution in healthcare with breakthroughs in biophotonics, which is utilized in optical medical treatments such as tumor therapy. A notable example is the potential of photonics to assist the healthcare industry in combating the COVID-19 pandemic.
On an equal note, automobile manufacturers are also becoming increasingly interested in new technologies, particularly photonics-based innovations, in many parts of the vehicle, from the engine to lighting to driver assistance and vision systems. As society envisions a future with self-driving cars, LiDAR remains a trending topic. Automotive LiDAR has emerged as one of the most intriguing photonics applications in recent history, having the potential to improve the lives of millions of people each year.
The aforementioned trends are influencing the future of manufacturing and innovation across a multitude of sectors. With a mind to assist organizations in choosing the appropriate photonics solutions suited to their specific needs, a distinguished panel of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, and other thought leaders from the industry, along with the editorial board of Semiconductor Review, has selected the leading companies looking to offer their expertise to the widest market possible.
In this edition, we present to you Semiconductor Review’s “Top 10 Photonics Solutions Providers in APAC - 2021.”