P & P Optica Inc.

P & P Optica Inc.

June 21, 2012 09:00 ET

P&P Optica's Hyperspectral Multichannel Spectrometer-The PPO HyperChannel Recipient of the 2012 R&D 100 Award

2012 R&D 100 Awards Announced

WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jun 21, 2012) - P&P Optica Inc., a world leader in the development of high performance optical spectrometers, has been named a winner of the 2012 R&D 100 Awards by R&D Magazine for its revolutionary Hyperspectral Multichannel Spectrometer - The PPO HyperChannel. The R&D 100 Award, considered the "Oscars for Innovation," distinguishes The PPO HyperChannel as one of the 100 products with the most significant proven technological advancement introduced into the marketplace over the past year.

"The benefits of hyperspectral imaging (a non-ionizing multidimensional imaging technique), are evident by the rapidly expanding use in a variety of industries including healthcare, defense, environmental monitoring, and industrial process control; however, until this technological breakthrough, widespread adoption has been limited due to the time consuming acquisition technique," states P&P Optica Inc. CEO Olga Pawluczyk.

The patented design of the PPO HyperChannel provides the capability to hyperspectrally image highly dynamic environments simultaneously with pinpoint accuracy. At present, the PPO HyperChannel can distinguish over 200 separate spatial points arranged in any configuration and provides high-resolution wavelength data. The PPO HyperChannel''s unrivaled combination of functionality, speed and accuracy has enabled widespread applications for use and will continue to spark further innovation.

Winners of the R&D 100 Awards are selected by an independent judging panel and the editors of R&D Magazine. The publication and its online portal serve research scientists, engineers, and other technical staff members at high tech industrial companies and public and private laboratories around the world. "P&P Optica Inc. is thrilled to receive this prestigious award," comments Pawluczyk.

P&P Optica Inc.''s Hyperspectral Multichannel Spectrometer - The PPO HyperChannel, will be recognized at the R&D 100 Awards Banquet on Nov. 1, 2012, in Orlando, Fla. A full list of this year''s winners is available at www.rdmag.com.

About P&P Optica

P&P Optica specializes in design, development and manufacturing of high performance spectroscopy systems. These compact modular systems are based on the company''s high efficiency holographic gel transmission gratings and optimized optical design, which when combined enable a line of spectroscopy products that provide the highest efficiency and lowest distortion available in the market today. To find out more call us at 1-800-706-3811 or visit our website: www.ppo.ca.

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