Category: Laser Uses

Lasers Will Soon Make Orbital Communications Much Faster

Lasers Will Soon Make Orbital Communications Much Faster

You might not be able to tell by looking up in the sky, but there are more than 1,300 active communications satellites flying miles above our heads every day. Some of them are owned and operated by national governments, while others belong to private enterprises. From here on Earth’s surface we can’t see them, but… Read more »

In Japan, Scientists Use Lasers to Make Touchable Holograms

In Japan, Scientists Use Lasers to Make Touchable Holograms

Imagine being able to type on a keyboard made of nothing but light. Think about how automotive design might change if engineers were able to interact with three dimensional holographic models in real time. Thanks to new advances in femtosecond laser technology, innovations such as these may not be too far off in the future…. Read more »

New Advances in Laser-Based 3D Printers

New technology like 3D printers is changing the way a number of industries do business. The impact that 3D printers will have on the world won’t truly be known until more people get their hands on them, but what we can say for sure is that lasers are helping to pave the way for this… Read more »

Laser Powered Razor Hits the Market

Laser Shave

Finding the right hair removal tools and treats can be a challenge, especially with so many options available. When it comes to standard razors, most of them present several issues including razor burn, no matter how sharp the blade is. All that is set to change with the release of the Skarp, the world’s first… Read more »

Lasers Helping to Treat Brain Disorders

Lasers seemingly can do it all, as we point out time and time again on this blog. Recently, we have touched upon laser weapons, the use of lasers regarding self-driving cars, and lasers in space exploration. Those are all fine uses of this wonderful technology, but we haven’t talked about how lases could save a… Read more »