VIAVI Acquires RPC Photonics
Beam-shaping solutions for 3D sensing
JDSU becomes VIAVI Solutions
MicroNIR™ Miniature Spectrometer Introduced
Consumer and Mobile
Introduced filters for 3D cinema and gesture recognition for consumer electronics and mobile applications.
Ucp-1 Coating Platform Launched
Ucp-1 delivers “Precision at Scale,” enabling high volume production of precise and repeatable optical filters.
Allows brand owner to differentiate their products with the world’s first holographic pigment.
JDSU Acquires OCLI
Commercial pigments based on Color-by-Physics® technology provides automotive market a new tool to create eye-catching effects.
Astronomy and Telecom
Coated the Chandra X-ray space telescope and scaled up wavelength-multiplexing filters for telecom.
Introduced color-shifting pigments based on roll-coating technology for currency anti-counterfeiting.
Designed and built the high-performance, multilayer continuous optical coater (MAC) for printer and copier applications.
Developed High Efficiency Antireflection (HEA) coatings for all NASA manned spaceflight.
Optical Coating Laboratory, Inc (OCLI) Founded
OCLI helps pioneer the optical coating industry, starting with military applications and leading to aerospace, industrial, and commercial markets.
A key ingredient of 3D sensing is VIAVI’s sophisticated optical-filter technology that separates specific wavelengths of light from a 3D image from ambient light that could interfere and confuse the system.