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Ocean Thin Films Announces Multispectral Imaging Research Grant Program
Date:12/3/2012

MUMBAI, November 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Academic, Industry Professionals can use Free or Subsidised SpectroCam for Data Collection

Ocean Thin Films is calling for grant proposals featuring multispectral imaging applications that would utilise the SpectroCam™ platform. SpectroCam is an imaging system that integrates scientific-grade sensors with eight filters to produce multispectral images. This grant gives participants the unique opportunity to add a high-end instrument to their lab at little or no cost.

Photo: http://halmapr.com/OTF/MSInnovation.jpg

The grant program, called MSInnovation, is geared toward cutting-edge research programs that break new ground with their applications and techniques. SpectroCam is available in three models -- VIS, UV and SWIR -- that can be utilised for biomedical, forensic, art conservation and authentication, archaeology, agricultural, industrial and surveillance applications. Collected images are based on specific spectral bands, including regions beyond what the naked eye or traditional cameras can see in the UV and infrared. Unique information obtained from multispectral data allows powerful analysis and unlocks new methods for experimental design.

Researchers from accredited academic institutions or relevant private industries may apply for the grant. Submissions will be evaluated by Ocean Thin Films employees based on the following: feasibility; innovation in the scientific field; commercial potential; creative application of multispectral imaging and alignment with Ocean Thin Films goals. The company expects to award up to 10 grants, and international applications are encouraged.

To apply, send a one-page submission describing the research program's aims and intended use of the SpectroCam to MSInnovation@oceanthinfilms.com by January 31, 2013. Grants will be awarded in February. Multiple applications per individual or group can be submitted, but only one award will be issued. If selected, a more detailed report describing the applicant's proposed use will be required. Ocean Thin Films will work with chosen recipients to configure a SpectroCam for their specific needs.

About Ocean Thin Films:

Ocean Thin Films designs and produces precision Pixeltec precision patterned optical coatings, components and assemblies that enable a wide variety of products and custom applications, especially in the area of spectral sensing and imaging.  Leveraging comprehensive know-how in thin film coating development, the team provides expert design assistance for collaborative custom-engineered solutions, from rapid prototyping through high-volume contract manufacturing. Ocean Thin Films is a subsidiary of Halma p.l.c.

About Halma:

Halma p.l.c. is an international market leader in safety, health and sensor technology. A public company listed on the London Stock Exchange, it has 3,600 employees in 36 subsidiaries worldwide. Halma's subsidiaries make products that protect lives and improve the quality of life for people through innovation in market leading products which make its customers safer, more competitive and more profitable. These subsidiaries are assisting India's economy in areas such as manufacturing, energy, water and waste treatment, the environment, construction, transport and health. For further news about Halma in India and to subscribe to the Halma India RSS News Feed please visit our news blog.

Company contact for Ocean Thin Films: Bhushan Dhakras, Business Development Manager - Ocean Thin Films / Seachanger, bhushan.dhakras@oceanthinfilms.com, +91 22 67080400, +91-99300 21866

Website: www.oceanthinfilms.com

Primary Media Contact: Mr. Kuniyur J. Srinivasan, srini@halma.com, 91-22-6708 0400

Secondary Media Contact: Mr. Damian Corbet, damian.corbet@halma.com, 44-1494-789152


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