Spectral Engines at Photonics West 2022

Spectral Engines will participate in Photonics West 2022, the world’s largest annual event for the photonics, laser, and biomedical optics industries. Over 22,000 people attend Photonics West each year to learn, connect, and find the latest research and products. The exhibition will be held on 22-27 January 2022 in San Francisco, CA, USA.

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Spectral Engines at European Police Congress 2021

Date: 14.-15. September 2021

Location: bcc Berlin, Germany

Booth: 13a

Europe in crisis mode: Legitimacy – Leadership – Equipment

https://www.european-police.eu/

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Spectral Engines at Digitaler Zolltag 2021

Dates: 14. July 2021

Organisierte und Finanzkriminalität –   Herausforderungen für die Sicherheit

Lukas Schiffer, our Head of Sales Law Enforcement will give a presentation to the topic "Zukunft Drogenfahndung – Spektrale BTM und Medikamentenidentifikation am Fundort".

https://www.zolltage.de/

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How NIR Spectroscopy Is Revolutionising Textile Recycling

You may have heard that global fashion retailer H&M has been increasing the number of apparel options in its stores made using recycled material. There is increasing consumer demand for textile recycling, given sustainability being an issue of growing importance.

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Stop the fakes - A new era of anti-counterfeiting

Over 10% of all pharmaceuticals in the global supply chain are counterfeit and counterfeit medicines cause over €200 billion in compounded losses per year, worldwide. Counterfeit pharmaceuticals have a negative impact on the economy and pose a serious threat to human health. Counterfeit drugs death toll kills 1 million people each year and for...

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The Purpl PRO – the Lab Accurate, Portable Cannabis Testing System by Purpl Scientific – Now Measures Moisture in Addition to Potency

St. Louis, MO July 14, 2020

 

Purpl Scientific which is a subsidiary of Spectral Engines Oy and a developer of the Purpl PRO - the lab accurate, hand-held potency measurement system for cannabis and hemp – announced it has released the “+H20 Pack” – an optional feature that measures water activity and moisture percentages.

 

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Digitalized and scalable pharma anti-counterfeiting with the NIRONE Scanner

With estimated sales, approximately €200 billion per year counterfeit pharmaceuticals are the most lucrative sector of the global trade in illegally copied products. Fraudulent drugs harm or kill millions around the world and inflict serious damage to the brands and profitability of major pharmaceutical manufacturers. Today’s complex globalized...

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Further proof on the applicability of the NIRONE Sensors in hydrocarbon gas measurements

A recently published report by Sweelssen et al. yields further evidence on the applicability of NIRONE Sensors in hydrocarbon gas measurements. The tunable filter infrared spectrometry i.e. NIRONE Sensors in accordance with newly developed capacitive sensor array to measure methane number. The methane number is a measure for the LNG quality or...

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Spectral Engines appointed  Dr. Stefan Schwarzfischer as CEO

We would like to inform you, that the Nynomic AG has announced Dr. Stefan Schwarzfischer as the new Spectral Engines’ Oy CEO replacing Jarkko Antila.

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The study demonstrates the applicability of the NIRONE sensors to predict quality parameters in the food industry

A recent study by Esquerre et al. investigated the potential of MEMS-based NIR spectrometer applicability along with Vis/NIR and HSI systems in predicting moisture content, antioxidant capacity and total phenolic content in treated ground peppercorns.Pepper is a widely used spice and has a significant economic impact on both cultivations as well...

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Portable NIRONE Material Scanners – An Enabling Technology in Changing Working Environment

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a huge shift in the ways of working. Due to governments making significant interventions by locking down practically the whole society in many countries, businesses have rapidly been forced to adjust their operations. As a result, millions of people have moved their work from offices to their homes. 

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The New Technologies Shaping Near-Infrared Spectroscopy

An article by Robert V. Chimenti originally published in Photonics Spectral (Feb 2020) discusses how the near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy has emerged from a laboratory data collection method to a real-time sensor data gathering method in the field.

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Nynomic to increase its ownership of Spectral Engines to 100%

Nynomic AG has increased its stake in the subsidiary Spectral Engines Oy, which was integrated into the Group in 2018, to 100% ahead of schedule.

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The Key Enabling Technology for Smarter Processes: Compact, Rugged and Cost-Efficient NIR Spectroscopy Sensing Solutions

The Austrian Research Center for Non-Destructive Testing (RECENDT) is solving challenges of the modern industry by developing next-generation spectroscopic measurement solutions using NIRONE sensors.

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NIRONE Sensors and data fusion strategies to combine sensor and multivariate model outputs for multivariate statistical process control

A recent study by Rodrigo R. de Oliveira et al. applied NIRONE sensors in two out of three PAT processes described in the paper for Fluidized bed drying of pharmaceutical granules as well as Polyester production process (paper submitted).  

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NIRONE Sensors in process analytics and control (PAT) in pharmaceutical manufacturing

A recent study by Claudio Avila et al. applied Spectral Engines NIRONE sensors in a process analytics and control study. The sensors were used to evaluate the accuracy, robustness, and reliability of the spectral response obtained from the NIRONE Micro Electro Mechanical System Fabry-Perot Interferometer (MEMSFPI) sensor by monitoring the moisture...

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Spectral Engines identified as one of the key players in the Food Scanner market

Food scanners can be used to collect information about allergens, chemicals, nutrients, calories and other ingredients present in food, and even in detecting possible counterfeited foods or foodstuffs. The study predicts that the Food Scanner market will see a big growth in the coming years due to increasing health awareness, issues in food...

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My journey in photonics and passionate vision of smart spectral applications

Photonics & especially light has been the essence of my passion in my life. While at high school, I wanted to understand the difference between life and death only to find out, that without solar energy, there is no life on planet earth. During my studies in chemistry, I investigated the photochemical interactions, including the possibility of ...

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New Business with Novel Material Sensing Solutions

Does it interest you if the medicines you take are real, authentic products or fake, forged ones? It sounds like a radical question, perhaps, but forgeries are a huge problem worldwide and need effective solutions as soon as possible.

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NIRONE Sensors in hydrocarbon gas measurements

A recent study by Sweelssen et al. in which Spectral Engines NIRONE S Sensor was used in accordance of development of capacitive gas sensor array to measure LNG (Liquefied natural gas)The sensitivity and selectivity of the new sensor was compared to a compact analyzer employing tunable filter infrared spectrometry i.e. Spectral Engine’s NIRONE...

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Important update related to the COVID-19 and ways of working at Spectral Engines

As more and more restrictions are set up and the corona pandemic is still advancing, we at Spectral Engines are also taking actions to prevent the spreading of the virus even further. The safety of our customers, employees, and stakeholders is important to us. We are also concerned about the safety of those at risk in our society.

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Data quality in near infrared spectroscopy

The traditional way of using NIR has typically involved big, expensive units individually calibrated for a specific purpose and used in controlled conditions. In that kind of setup, it can be easy to forget all the variables that contribute to the result. When you have a fleet of thousands of low-cost instruments getting out of the lab and into...

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Spectral Engines recognized as one of the top leading companies in drug counterfeit detection by Market Insight Reports

Counterfeiting is a growing, worldwide criminal trend affecting almost all industry sectors including the pharmaceutical industry with the potential to undermine healthcare and patient safety.  

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Spectral Engines appointed  Thanassis  Kokorakis  as Chief Sales Officer

Thanassis  Kokorakis  (Ph.D . Photochemistry) has been appointed as CSO (Chief Sales Officer) at Spectral Engines Oy starting from January 2020. In his role as a CSO, he will lead Spectral Engines sales strategy and development work,  and will be responsible for our entire sales department, including marketing. He will be a member of the...

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Spectral Engines Research Library Opened

Online research articles conducted with our products by universities, scientists, and research centers, have now been gathered and posted in our new research library page. Go check out the library and read the articles!

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NIRONE sensors show promising results on detection on food allergen identification

A recent study by Rady et al. at Nottingham University conducted a study in which Spectral Engines NIRONE S sensor was used with machine learning models to identify different powdered food samples from the food and drink sector, including flours, spices and other materials which naturally contain allergens such as gluten. 

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Study demonstrates the potential of using NIRONE Sensors for measuring the milk fat and protein content

Near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy has shown promise as an on-farm tool for fat and protein content determination of raw milk. However, milk analysis in the field requires affordable and small NIR sensors. The study by Uusitalo et al. “Comparison of milk analysis performance between NIR laboratory analyzer and miniaturized NIR MEMS sensors”...

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Keynote speech at the ICFUTURE 2020 conference

Spectral Engines' Application Engineering Manager Kari Pirkkalainen will have a keynote speech at the ICFUTURE 2020, International Conference on Imaging and Characterization – Future technologies and applications on 8th of January 2020 in Oulu, Finland.

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Spectral Engines’ CEO Jarkko Antila at BSH Start-up Kitchen at SLUSH 2019

BSH Hausgeräte GmbH, is a global leader in the home appliance industry. The company’s brand portfolio including appliance brands like Bosch and Siemens as well as the ecosystem brand Home Connect. BSH the driving force and the innovation leader in the home appliances industry with its consumer-centric concepts as well as with products and services...

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Claude Robotham to lead Spectral Engines growth in the U.S. market

Spectral Engines strengthens its position in the U.S. market. The U.S. market is seen as one of the most important market for Spectral Engines. Spectral Engines has already worked with a strategic partner, Flash Photonics, in the North America market. However, to drive the growth in the market further, a decision was made to expand our local...

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Fighting against drugs requires right tools

In law enforcement, having the right tools to do the job has been and will continue to be a continuous pursuit. Regardless of the challenge, there is a constantly changing environment that challenges police organizations and officers to improve their capability and capacity. No professional is closer to the crisis of drug abuse than the those in...

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Spectral Engines’ NIRONE Scanner: A tool for anti-counterfeiting - a view from an expert

One of the most interesting use cases for Spectral Engines’ NIR spectrometry is in global anti-counterfeiting. However, lets first turn an eye on two issues: What we know about the problem in some key sectors, and what approaches many in-house anti-counterfeiting experts are adapting when trying to tackle the problem on a global scale.  At the end...

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Spectral Engines at Photonics West 2020

Spectral Engines will participate in Photonics West 2020, the world’s largest annual event for the photonics, laser, and biomedical optics industries. Over 22,000 people attend Photonics West each year to learn, connect, and find the latest research and products.  The exhibition will be held on 4 - 6 February 2020 in San Francisco, CA, USA.

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NIR Technology and the Plastic Pollution Crisis

Plastic pollution in one form or another can be found virtually everywhere on our planet. From cigarette butts, plastic bags and water bottles to microplastics, plastic is polluting our habitats, rivers, forests, beaches and oceans. Our tremendous attraction to plastic, coupled with its properties such as durability and resistance to corrosion and...

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Spectral Engines at Sense'19 Seminar

Spectral Engines will participate in Sense'19 Seminar. Sense gathers sensing industry leaders for a two-day seminar in Espoo, Finland to discuss innovations and future visions on sensing technologies, analysis, measurement and on digitalization. In addition to gaining new knowledge and insights, the seminar is a great place for networking. The...

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Efficient textile recycling with NIR Spectroscopy

I’m sure that most of us don’t know that the textile industry is the world’s second-largest industrial polluter after the oil and petrochemical industry. Textiles account for 10% of global carbon emissions, use vast amounts of water and energy and get produced with highly toxic chemicals. Petrochemical textile materials such as acrylic,...

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Spectral Engines at CIOE 2019

Our Sales Manager Jaakko Lehtinen will participate in CIOE 2019 exhibition on 5 - 6 September at Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center. Jaakko is available for meetings so if you are participating in the event and would like to hear more about our NIRONE products, reach out to Jaakko via email or mobile to book a meeting or use the form below....
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Spectral Engines at Herbstkolloquium 2019 with tec5

The 15. Herbstkolloquium Prozessanalytik will take place on 25 -27 November in Feierabendhaus Marl, Germany. This year the theme for the annual conference is "PAT in industrial application - Innovative process analytics as a central element in the product life cycle".Nynomic is one of the sponsors of the event with Spectral Engines and tec5.

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Spectral Engines at Photonex 2019 with Pro-Lite Technology

Spectral Engines products will be presented at Photonex 2019 event by our UK Distributor Pro-Lite Technology . Event will take place at Ricoh Arena in Coventry on 9 - 10 October.
 
You will also have an opportunity to have a chat with our Sales Manager Matti Tossavainen. Let us know in advance if you'd like to book an appointment with us.
 
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Spectral Engines at NIR Australia 2019 with Adept Turnkey

Spectral Engines will participate in NIR 2019 – the 19th biennial meeting of the International Council for NIR Spectroscopy (ICNIRS). The exhibition will be held on 15 - 20 September 2019 in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

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