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Can Light Really Tell You If You Have the Right Medication?

The cost of pharmacy mistakes is high: “Costco Wholesale will pay $11.75 million to settle Department of Justice allegations that the chain’s pharmacies improperly filled prescriptions....Read more

Do Not Miss Out on the April Webinar! - EcoSpec Project

ASD customers are true adventurers and discoverers out in the field utilizing our scientific instruments for a multitude of different application uses. The quest to collect the most accurate data can...Read more

How to Create...Towards and for a Measurable Solution

Definitions of the word “create” include, “to cause to come into being,” and/or, “to evolve from one’s own thought or imagination, as a work of art or an invention.”1 Read more

ASD and Bonsai Attending the 10th EARSeL Workshop

ASD will be attending the 10th EARSeL Workshop in Zurich, Switzerland on 19-21 April along with partner Bonsai Advanced Technologies. ASD is pleased to be sponsoring this event this year, especially...Read more

Join ASD at The 2017 SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Conference

The leading global sensing and imaging event heads to Anaheim – and ASD will be there. We will be joining other professionals at The 2017 SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing conference April 11 – 13 in...Read more

The Importance of Calibrating Your Remote Sensing Imagery

Author:  Susan Parks, ASD Remote Sensing Segment Manager Most people using satellite or aerial imagery understand the importance of geometric calibration; you need to tie the pixels in the...Read more

Join ASD at the AAPG/ACE 2017 Conference

Top mine operations around the world already trust ASD’s TerraSpec® line of mining instruments for their critical mineral analysis measurements. Realizing potential applications of dispersive NIR in...Read more

Material Measurement with NIR

Author:  Dan Shiley, Manager ASD SummitCAL Solutions Team We are often asked questions like, “how do I measure my product using ASD NIR?” Of course my standard answer is, “it depends”. Since so...Read more

Calibrating with a White Reference for a Baseline

Author:  Michaela Kastanek, ASD Chemometric Specialist In the world of NIR spectroscopy the words “calibration”, “white reference”, and “baseline” are often used interchangeably. Essentially...Read more

How to Make Mining Less Expensive

How many hours are you losing trying to identify minerals? Thanks to the mineralogical data provided by the TerraSpec® Halo mineral identifier, mine geologists have access to real-time information...Read more