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SPIE Photonics West 2021 Virtual Conference and Exhibition

March 6, 2021 - March 11, 2021

Si-Ware’s NeoSpectra Team is joining SPIE’s Digital Marketplace.  SPIE is the international society for optics and photonics. The society was founded in 1955 to advance light-based technologies. As a member of the SPIE community, our NeoSpectra Team exhibits each year at Photonics West. With the current unprecedented times, our NeoSpectra Team will join Photonics West […]

Si-Ware Systems Introduces First Palm-Sized Mid-Infrared Spectral Sensing Platform to Replace Benchtop Equipment

Ideal for On-Site and In-Line Identification / Quantification of Components in Fluids, Gases and Solids Los Angeles, Calif., October 12, 2020 – Si-Ware Systems introduced the first highly compact Mid-Infrared (MIR) spectral sensing platform that offers wide wavelength coverage for accurate, cost-effective detection and quantification of chemical compounds. The NeoSpectra-MIR Platform offers off-the-shelf and custom […]

SciX 2020

October 12, 2020 - October 15, 2020

Yasser Sabry from Si-Ware’s NeoSpectra Team is joining the live stream talks to give a presentation on “MEMS-Based Mid-IR Spectral Sensing Solutions for Process Analytical Technologies”. Join the live stream talk on October 15th from 1:15 – 2:45 PM EDT. SciX is the premier meeting for analytical chemistry and allied sciences. During the event leading […]

The CLEO Conference 2020

May 13, 2020

Dr. Bassam Saadany from Si-Ware’s NeoSpectra Team joined the virtual event to give a presentation on “Ubiquitous Spectral Sensing for Precision Agriculture and Food Testing”. The 2020 CLEO Technical Conference was held in an all-virtual format for the first time in the history of the event. The conference was attended by nearly 20,000 visitors and […]

Analytica Virtual 2020

October 19, 2020 - October 22, 2020

Si-Ware’s NeoSpectra Team is joining Analytica 2020 during the virtual exhibition.  Analytica is a bi-annual conference and is known for being the most important international event in the laboratory technology and biotechnology industries. Analytica covers key topics including products and services which are important for the laboratory and science sectors. Analytica is known for attracting […]

SPIE Photonics West 2020

February 4, 2020 - February 6, 2020

Si-Ware’s NeoSpectra Team will be at Photonics West 2020. SPIE is the international society for optics and photonics. The society was founded in 1955 to advance light-based technologies. As a member of the SPIE community, our NeoSpectra Team exhibits each year at Photonics West hosted at The Moscone Center in San Francisco. Meet our NeoSpectra […]

BCEIA 2019

October 23, 2019 - October 26, 2019

Si-Ware’s NeoSpectra Team will join our Chinese distributor Titan Electro-Optics at BCEIA 2019. BCEIA 2019 is the 18th Beijing conference and exhibition on Instrumental Analysis. The event represents the International Summit on Scientific Instruments Development and the International Summit on Analytical Instrumentation and In Vitro Diagnosis. Meet our NeoSpectra Team in booth #41079, alongside Titan […]

Si-Ware Launches Small, Lightweight NeoSpectra-Scanner for In-Field Material Analysis

Plug-and-Play Development To Speed Adoption by Smart Farming, Food, Industry LOS ANGELES, September 16, 2019 – Si-Ware Systems is introducing the first handheld material analysis scanner with plug-and-play development capability for rapid deployment in the field or on the factory floor. The NeoSpectra-Scanner is built around Si-Ware’s award-winning NeoSpectra spectral sensor technology, with a wide […]

NIR Spectroscopy Conference 2019

September 15, 2019 - September 20, 2019

The event is the 19th biennial meeting of the International Council for NIR Spectroscopy (ICNIRS). NIR has moved from being used in a few laboratories for a few applications, to a technology that has application in sectors from agriculture to medicine, from environmental science to pharmaceuticals, from geo exploration to food technology. Furthermore, NIR has moved […]

Laser World of Photonics

June 24, 2019 - June 27, 2019

Si-Ware Systems’ NeoSpectra Team will be exhibiting at Laser World of Photonics with our German distributor Mountain Photonics.

MEMS World Summit

March 19, 2019

Dr. Bassam Saadany, co-founder of Si-Ware Systems, will be speaking at the MEMS World Summit this year. The topic of Dr. Saadany’s talk is “Ubiquitous Spectral Sensing: Impact on Human Life”.

OMC SpectroNet Collaboration Conference 2019

March 12, 2019 - March 14, 2019

Scott Smsyer, Si-Ware Systems’ EVP of Worldwide Marketing & Business Development, will be speaking at the OMC SpectroNet Collaboration Conference 2019.

Si-Ware NeoSpectra is First Spectrometer Built Into Beauty Product

LAS VEGAS, Consumer Electronics Show – January 8, 2019 — Si-Ware Systems, an independent fabless semiconductor company fostering silicon innovation, announced that its award winning NeoSpectra-Micro spectral sensor has been customized into Henkel Beauty Care’s Schwarzkopf Professional SalonLab Smart Analyzer. SalonLab is a transformative digital care consultation approach for salon professionals that provides a precision, […]

SPIE Photonics West 2019

February 2, 2019 - February 7, 2019

SPIE Photonics West 2019 is the world’s largest annual event for the photonics, laser, and biomedical optics industries. Every year over 20,000 attendees come to hear the latest research and find the latest devices and systems that use new technologies to enable advancements in translational biophotonics, global healthcare, understanding of the brain, new lasers for […]

CES 2019

January 8, 2019 - January 11, 2019

Si-Ware Systems NeoSpectra will be attending and exhibiting at CES 2019 from January 8-11, 2019. “The International CES (Consumer Electronics Show®) is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It’s where business gets done: on the show floor, in and around our conference program, in impromptu connections and […]

Si-Ware Systems Moves World’s Smallest Spectral Sensor into Volume Production

NeoSpectra-Micro Enables Design of Handheld Devices for a Range of Industries.  CAIRO, November 7, 2018 — Si-Ware Systems (SWS) announced that it has launched volume production of the smallest, highly accurate spectral sensor for analyzing samples of almost any material. NeoSpectra-Micro™ is a computer chip-sized component that can be designed into a mobile handheld device. […]

European MEMS & Sensors Summit 2018

September 19, 2018 - September 21, 2018

Now in collaboration with MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (a SEMI Strategic Association Partner) and co-located with the European Imaging and Sensors Summit, this unique event brings together the stakeholders from MEMS, Imaging and Sensors supply chains together to discuss new technologies, smart integration of sensors for innovative applications and future market opportunities. Last year, Si-Ware Systems won the Technology […]

Si-Ware Systems Announces NeoSpectra Micro Development Kits

Development with NeoSpectra Micro Ushers in the Era of Universal Material Analysis LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 18, 2017 – Si-Ware Systems (SWS), a premier provider of IC- and MEMS-based solutions for industrial and consumer sensor applications, announced a plug-and-play development kit for NeoSpectra™ Micro, its innovative chip-sized spectral sensor for material analysis by mobile devices and […]

Sensors Expo and Conference 2018

June 26, 2018 - June 28, 2018

Scott Smyser, our VP of W/W Marketing & Business Development, will be speaking at the 2018 Sensors Expo & Conference. The theme of his talk will be “Ubiquitous Spectral Sensing – MEMS Spectral Sensors” and will focus on material analysis and its uses across a wide spectrum of industries. Traditionally material analysis has been done […]

Analytica 2018

April 10, 2018 - April 13, 2018

Analytica is the International Trade Fair for Laboratory Technology, Analysis, and Biotechnology. This unique exhibition demonstrates all modern analysis equipment employed in industry and research. It is the largest and most important European trade fair of its kind, bringing together scientists, industry leaders, and users from all over the world.

Smartphone Apps Help Farmers Monitor, Manage Operations

March 2018 Software and internet applications have enabled Darren Furbeck to perform an amazing variety of functions using his smartphone. Whether he is checking the markets, watching the weather, catching up on the latest news, or researching a product, the smartphone has become the preferred device to help the Missouri farmer stay connected with everything […]

Scaling Spectroscopy

March 2018 Matthew Dale discovers how scaling spectrometers down to the chip level enables them to be mass-produced in standard MEMS foundries, making spectroscopy more affordable for various new applications. Portable, wearable and disposable could all be used when describing modern technology. It’s no surprise then to hear the same terms come up when exploring the […]

NeoSpectra Micro Wins SEMI’s MEMS & Sensor Technology Showcase Award in Europe

First Spectrometer-on-a-Chip Offers Speed, Accuracy and Lower Cost for Mobile and Consumer Electronics LOS ANGELES, September 26, 2017 – Si-Ware Systems (SWS), a premier provider of IC and MEMS-based solutions for industrial and consumer applications, has won SEMI’s® Technology Showcase Award at the SEMI European MEMS and Sensor Summit 2017, held in Grenoble, France. Conference […]

Spectroscopy for the Masses

October 2017 The past few years have seen an explosion in consumer adoption of connected and wearable devices, which has been good for photonics. In 2017, nearly 40 million consumers in the U.S. alone (roughly 30 percent of households) are expected to own personal fitness trackers like the Fitbit, several models of which have a […]

Portable Spectroscopy

March 2017 Si-Ware Systems introduced a chip-sized fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectrometer that has the potential to be integrated into consumer products. Si-Ware has said that its technology is different because it doesn’t contain any discrete optics – apart from a chip-scale photodetector – which has enabled the miniaturization and allows for high-volume wafer-level manufacturing.

Moving Towards Ubiquitous Spectral Sensing

March 2017 Material analysis tools have long been an important asset for research and production in a range of domains and markets, and have transformed our knowledge, development and quality control capabilities over time. Academic teams use material analysis for assessing composition and detection of chemicals in disciplines ranging from archaeology to medicine, food analysis, […]


February 2017 Si-Ware Systems (SWS) has introduced an integrated micro-spectrometer for broad industrial and consumer use. The NeoSpectra Micro is a small, chip-scale, near infrared spectral sensor that analyses materials quickly on site without the need to send samples to a lab, enabling dramatic time savings and accurate, actionable data in the field or on the […]

Turn Your Smartphone Into A Molecular Scanner

In 2017, an estimated 222.9 million people in the US will have smartphones, worldwide that number is expected to surpass two billion. Through apps and wearables, we’re using those smartphones to help us track our health, fitness, sleep patterns, ovulation, heart rate, water intake, etc.

Spectroscopy to iPhone, Apple Watch

Si-Ware on Tuesday revealed an iPhone-compatible spectroscopy chip, the NeoSpectra Micro, which could potentially expand the uses of both mobile devices and wearables in areas like health, science, and nutrition.

Si-Ware Systems Introduces First Fully Integrated Chip-Sized Spectral Sensor for Industrial and Consumer Markets

NeoSpectra Micro Offers Unprecedented NIR Spectral sensor Range and High Performance for Food, Oil & Gas, Agriculture, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Applications LOS ANGELES, January 24, 2017 – Si-Ware Systems (SWS), a premier provider of IC and MEMS-based solutions for industrial and consumer applications, today introduced the first integrated micro-spectrometer for broad industrial and consumer use. […]

Si-Ware Systems Launches European Distribution of NeoSpectra Sensor for Handheld and Inline Material Analysis

Smallest, Miniature Spectrometer Engine Opens New Opportunities in Food, Pharma, Biomedical LOS ANGELES, October 18, 2016  – Si-Ware Systems (SWS), a premier provider of IC- and MEMS-based solutions for industrial and consumer  sensor applications, announced a European distribution network for its award-winning NeoSpectra™ spectral sensor module, an innovative miniaturized spectrometer engine enabling developers to design […]

Si-Ware Systems Launches Volume Production of NeoSpectra Sensor for Material Analysis

Smallest, Lowest-Cost Module Enables Innovative On-Site Mobile Applications Atlanta, Ga., PITTCON, March 8, 2016  Booth #843 – Si-Ware Systems (SWS), a premier provider of IC- and MEMS-based solutions for industrial and consumer applications, has launched volume production of the smallest, lowest-cost infra-red spectrometer “engine” for developers. The award-winning NeoSpectra™ sensor module is now shipping to […]

SWS’ NeoSpectra Sensors are Being Used to Help Solve the World’s Food Demand Problems

NeoSpectra Sensors Enable Accurate and Reliable Measurements to be made in the Field by Farmers CAIRO, Egypt – February 9, 2015 – Si-Ware Systems (SWS), a premier provider of IC- and MEMS-based solutions for industrial and consumer applications, has had its Prism award winning MEMS spectral sensors chosen by Dutch Sprouts for use in its […]

SWS’ MEMS FT-IR Spectrometer Wins Prism Award

World’s First Single-Chip FT-IR Spectrometer Wins for Test, Measurement, Metrology CAIRO, Egypt – February 6, 2014 – Si-Ware Systems (SWS), a premier provider of IC- and MEMS-based solutions for industrial and consumer applications, has won the prestigious Prism award for its MEMS FT-IR spectrometer in the category of Test, Measurement, Metrology. With a single-chip MEMS […]