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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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Optalysys further expands the team with Executive Assistant

The optical computing company Optalysys Ltd welcomes Wendy Harrison to the team as Executive Assistant. Wendy previously worked at Wakefield Council, Northfield J & I School with Autism Resource and Next Distribution Ltd. She is a highly skilled administration professional with 17 years hands-on experience and outstanding clerical and computer skills. Optalysys looks forward to […]

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Optoelectronics expert joins Optalysys

Optalysys Ltd, the optical processing company, is excited to announce that Peter Simpson has joined the team to work on Technical Development. Peter initially studied for a BSc Astrophysics before moving into the field of Optoelectronics while studying for his MSc in Queen’s University, Belfast. Pete has since been involved in ultra-high intensity laser-plasma physics, neutron cargo screening […]

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Cambridge University PhD candidate joins Optalysys

The optical computing company Optalysys Ltd welcomes Cambridge University PhD candidate, Ananta Palani, to the team. Ananta will focus on developing applications that run on Optalysys hardware. Ananta’s PhD specialises in Photonics, Computational Fluid Dynamics and Optical Computing. He also holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Nevada-Reno and an MSc in Artificial Intelligence from the […]

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HPC Today reports on Optalysys’s potential impact on CFD

HPC Today publishes an interview with Optalysys’s Dr. Nick New and James Duez on the groundbreaking optical computing technology Optalysys is developing. The technology, which aims to provide a step-change in computer processing power at a fraction of the energy consumption of traditional electronic systems, could prove to be a game-changer for the field of CFD. To read […]

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Light-speed computing now only months away

UK business set to revolutionise supercomputing with prototype optical processor UK based start up Optalysys has revealed that it is only months away from launching a prototype optical processor with the potential to deliver Exascale levels of processing power on a standard-sized desktop computer. The company will demonstrate its prototype, which meets NASA Technology Readiness […]

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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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