Modulight to continue supply agreement with Vaisala for meteorological applications

Tampere, Finland & San Jose, CA, May 29th 2008Modulight, Inc. and Vaisala (Vantaa, Finland) announced that the laser supply agreement from 2004 will have continuation until the year 2010. The agreement includes supply of specialized laser diodes for Vaisala’s DCS111 product, designed for remote road friction measurement. Vaisala is now delivering this product globally to its existing road weather stations and also to new application areas where slipperiness of roads and streets are of concern, including highways, larger cities and airports.

Complying with the contract, Modulight will utilize its unique laser technology and provide Vaisala with laser diodes that will enable them to fully deploy their technology in this new application and reinforce competitiveness in the market.

“I’m happy to see that our business relation with Vaisala grows stronger and stronger every year. The collaboration with Vaisala is a typical example of Modulight’s commitment and abilities to provide value-added solutions and develop new laser applications through a comprehensive understanding of the technologies and applications oriented focus”, says Dr. Petteri Uusimaa, President and CEO of Modulight.

For more information on the application please visit Laser Focus World.

About Modulight, Inc.

Modulight, Inc. provides value-added solutions to optical applications for industrial, communication, medical, space, and defense industries. Modulight products include various types of lasers from visible to infrared wavelengths with output power levels from milliwats to over hundreds of watts. Modulight provides also laser solutions from design and manufacturing of laser diodes to OEM-based optical sub-systems and turnkey laser systems. Modulight owns and operates a semiconductor fab in Tampere, Finland and has fully owned subsidiary Modulight USA located in San Jose, California.

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