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Technology Vision & Strategy

Integrated Optical Solutions, LLC


Digital Holographic Interferometer

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Technology Vision

Core Technology
Holographic imaging based on

Charged Couple Device Sensors Major Developments in CCDs include;


Slowly improving sensitivity Moderately improving speed Steadily improving scale

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Pacing Technology

Thin, Large Scale Integrated Circuits


Moderately high pressures from industrial users High R&D Some productivity gains from allied semiconductor manufacturing developments

Need a Roadmap and timescale

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Allied Technologies

Portable Lasers A key IOS feature is integrated portability, therefore improvements in these areas are important:
Laptops, particular their interface capabilities, Digital sensing devices (cameras), and Resolving Software

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Important Policy Drivers

Many other Optical Sensor opportunities especially in environmental and military applications with significant governmental and industrial spending Pharmaceutical cost pressures favor cheaper and faster production technologies Increased R&D in related optical areas

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Major Contingencies
Securing Intellectual Property protection

Developing OEM Marketing Alliance Continued product improvements needed in;


Sensitivity Portability Substance and media applications

Competitive pressures
Competing sensor technology developments that affect cost, portability or ease of use New crystal growth methodologies Rapidly evolving new optical technologies

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Technology Portfolio

Integrated Digital Holographic Interferometer from Owens Research Institute key technology supplier and continuing product development resource

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Application of Technology
An Integrated Solution to provide Fast, Portable Optical Sensing of
Protein Crystals in Pharmaceutical production Followed by efforts in the Chemical production industry, and Related Environmental applications

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Role of Technology

Integrated system is a critical advancement in optical sensing technology for translucent applications R&D acceptance is technology based Production and OEM use is cost, portability and ease-of-use based

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Development Path

Secure Intellectual Property protection Further product development


Perfect portability Enhanced sensitivity Application specific configurations Additional application modifications

Increased R&D acceptance Develop OEM alliance(s) Initial Pharmaceutical production deployment

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Competing Technologies

X-ray crystallography
Industry standard, cumbersome, no depth

Light Wave technologies such as ShackHartmann wavefront devices


More sensitive, moderate depth

New Entrants such as Raman systems

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Interferometer Competitors

MetroLaser holography, spectroscopy and particle characterization imaging Wyco/Veeco world leader in optical sensing, Fizeau type interferometers ADE Phase Shift surface metrology using Fizeau & phase shifting interferometers and other devices Protein Solutions, Inc. dynamic light scattering instrumentation

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Position

New technology to better meet growing customer needs Integrated system to enhance key productivity requirements
Cost Portability Ease of Use

Technical Product differentiation

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Sources of Technology

CCD Manufacturers several including;


SITe from Oregon Thompson /Atmel from France DALSA from Ontario Phillips, Kodak and Marconi Applied Tech

Digital imaging from various suppliers and competitors including;


Photometrics/Roper Scientific in Arizona PixelVision from the west coast DTA from Italy Wavefront Sciences of New Mexico Adaptive Optics Assocs. A division of United Technologies

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Relationships
ORI
Technology Source

R&D

IOS
Contract Manufacturers
DHIs

OEMs
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Pharmaceutical Production

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Alliances

ORI for further technical development Marketing pathway through OEM suppliers of production equipment
Identify major OEMs Market new technology Provide full manufacturing support Integrate into OEM product as built in sensor system

Potential Manufacturing and distribution partners

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Organization
CFO Marketing CTO CMO CRM OEM Coordinator

Manufacturing Coordinator

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Responsibilities
CFO Maintain control systems, secure financing CTO Coordinate technical development, source, R&D Manufacturing coordinator Source and manage
production

CMO Coordinate marketing, sales & customer relations


CRM Direct customer relations and support Marketing Director Direct marketing efforts OEM Manager Coordinate OEM sales and support
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Metrics

Complete Laptop portability (I/O bus speed) Improve CCD sensitivity to .01 pixel resolution Yearly software upgrades Technology Acceptance goals
>50% R&D acceptance Multiple OEM integration

Longer term goals


Two new industry applications

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