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Seeing the future – an interactive seminar

On the 5th November 2015, Optalysys is running an interactive seminar at The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) in Norwich which includes a demo of its light speed optical processing technology. Earlier in the year, Optalysys joined forces with TGAC to work towards building a new Genetic Search System (GENESYS). The project is set to run […]

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Good Forecast: European Weather Centre Project Kicks Off

Optalysys is a partner in a major Europe-wide Horizon 2020 project led by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF). Project ESCAPE – Energy-efficient Scalable Algorithms for Weather Prediction at Exascale – will lay the groundwork for the next generation of weather forecasting that will require processing capabilities beyond today’s largest supercomputers. The project kicked […]

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Optalysys Arrives in the U.S.

In order to further its ambitions to bring faster and more affordable big data supercomputing power to the world, Optalysys has opened a base in the U.S., Optalysys Inc.  Dr. Ananta Palani has moved to Optalysys Inc in the U.S. to take on the company’s Vice President of Technology role. Ananta has been part of […]

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Optalysys technology will underpin next-generation weather forecasting in a €4m project led by the ECMWF

Cambridge UK optical processing business Optalysys Ltd, has announced that it is part of a major collaboration project known as ESCAPE, led by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) and involving 10 other organisations. The European Commission has favourably evaluated the proposal for ESCAPE for a €4m grant through its Horizon 2020 Research […]

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Optalysys prototype proves optical processing technology will revolutionise Big Data analysis and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

Cambridge UK optical processing business Optalysys Ltd, has announced that they have successfully developed a demonstrable prototype that can process mathematical functions optically in a scaleable, lensless design. Optalysys optical processing systems will “turbo-charge” existing computers by performing processor-intensive tasks at much faster rates and with a significant reduction in energy consumption. The prototype is […]

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Bioscience and Industry UK collaboration to significantly reduce HPC energy consumption

The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) and high performance computing (HPC) hardware provider Optalysys Ltd have joined forces to develop and implement a revolutionary optical processing device that will perform large-scale DNA sequence searches for crucial genomic research with energy savings of over 95% per year. The new Genetic Search System (GENESYS) has been granted £0.5 […]

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Optalysys launches Series A funding round

UK based startup Optalysys Ltd has announced that they have launched a Series A funding round to support product commercialisation activities up to the first product launches in 2017. Optalysys is days away from launching a prototype optical processor with the potential to realise Exascale levels of processing power on a desktop sized computer at a […]

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NASA scientist joins groundbreaking UK supercomputing startup

Former NASA Johnson Space Center scientist, Dr. Richard Juday, has joined the UK based supercomputing startup, Optalysys Ltd, as a technical advisor. Optalysys is days away from launching a prototype optical processor with the potential to realise Exascale levels of processing power on a desktop sized computer at a fraction of the energy consumption and […]

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New Opening: Project Manager
Optalysys is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic project manager to join this pioneering team.
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Senior Software Engineer joins Optalysys

Optalysys welcomes a second Senior Software Engineer, Corwin Joy, to the team based in Nevada, USA. Corwin has over 20 years experience writing algorithms for high performance numerical computing. He holds an MSc in Applied Mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University and a BA in Statistics from Rice University. Past projects include OLAP visualization tools at […]

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We’ve moved!

Welcome to our new UK Headquarters office based in Glasshoughton, West Yorkshire!  We are proud and excited to announce that our UK team moved to a new location on April 1st 2017 to support our growing team and laboratory space requirements. Over the past year we have expanded to 13 employees (10 in the UK, […]

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Software Engineer joins Optalysys

Optalysys welcomes Software Engineer Omri Kalinsky to the team based in Nevada, USA. Omri has been a professional software engineer since 1998. He has a varied background of applications ranging from medical imaging, military simulation and games to business and productivity software, embedded systems and mobile applications. He has specific expertise in C++ including developing and teaching C++ […]

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