New iPhone App: Laser World of Photonics launches App for Munich

May 18, 2011
Munich, Germany—Laser World of Photonics (“Laser Munich”) has launched a new iPhone App just in time for next week’s Laser 2011. The App should help visitors navigate the show via targeted searches for events and exhibitors.

Munich, Germany -- Laser World of Photonics ("Laser Munich") has launched a new iPhone App just in time for next week's Laser 2011. The App should help visitors navigate the show via targeted searches for events and exhibitors. Features include a built-in exhibitor data base and interactive floor plan, as well as product listings and schedules for the conferences and events. The App is free and can be downloaded from iTunes or from the Laser 2011 website. Alternative versions of the App are also available for other smartphones.

A biennial event, Laser World of Photonics opens May 23, 2011--one month earlier than past events--and offers visitors an unparalleled global view of photonics technology and applications. In 2009 1,034 exhibitors attracted 25,365 attendees to Munich.

Key focus topics at the 2011 exhibits are lasers and laser systems for manufacturing, green photonics, as well as biophotonics and life sciences. In addition, defense and security is also being featured separately for the first time, with exhibitors presenting related laser applications.

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About the Author

Stephen G. Anderson | Director, Industry Development - SPIE

 Stephen Anderson is a photonics industry expert with an international background and has been actively involved with lasers and photonics for more than 30 years. As Director, Industry Development at SPIE – The international society for optics and photonics – he is responsible for tracking the photonics industry markets and technology to help define long-term strategy, while also facilitating development of SPIE’s industry activities. Before joining SPIE, Anderson was Associate Publisher and Editor in Chief of Laser Focus World and chaired the Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar. Anderson also co-founded the BioOptics World brand. Anderson holds a chemistry degree from the University of York and an Executive MBA from Golden Gate University.    

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