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Posted: Jun 28, 2011
Ocean Optics Announces Photo Video Challenge 2011
(Nanowerk News) Ocean Optics, the industry's leading supplier of miniature fiber optic spectrometers, has opened the submissions period for its second annual Photo and Video Challenge (www.oceanphotochallenge.com) for users of the company's equipment and systems.
Cash prizes will be awarded for best overall photograph ($2,000) and best overall video ($3,500). Second place prizes of $1,000 in both categories will be given, as well as three $500 runner up prizes in each category.
The challenge is open to all owners of Ocean Optics spectrometers and systems–customers, distributors and business partners are all eligible. The submission period runs through November 15, 2011. Winning entries, chosen for their innovation, entertainment and educational value, will be announced December 1, 2011.
The company hopes to encourage entrants to show off how they use Ocean Optics spectrometers and systems to make the world a better place through optical sensing. Visit www.oceanphotochallenge.com to see last year's winning entries and apply for the 2011 Challenge.
Headquartered in Dunedin, Fla., Ocean Optics (www.OceanOptics.com) is a leading supplier of solutions for optical sensing – fundamental methods of measuring and interpreting the interaction of light with matter. With locations in Asia and Europe, the company has sold more than 150,000 spectrometers worldwide since 1992. Ocean Optics' extensive line of complementary technologies includes chemical sensors, analytical instrumentation, optical fibers, metrology products and optics. The company is a subsidiary of Halma p.l.c., an international market leader in safety, health and sensor technology.