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ID900 Time Controller: How does it work?

Science never stands still, it is constantly evolving. So too are your needs. With the introduction of the new ID900 Time Controller, we begin a new age of transformative technologies that evolve alongside your changing needs.

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ID Quantique UK begins LIDAR development project

LIDAR is receiving renewed interest, as it plays an important role in emerging technologies such as self-driving vehicles, clean energy and environmental monitoring. ID Quantique is a leading manufacturer of single-photon detectors for infrared wavelengths, which have a number of advantages for LIDAR: infrared

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A Review of ICMC 2017

International Cryptographic Module Conference (ICMC) 2017 The ICMC 2017 took place in May in Washington DC (for more about ICMC, visit For the first time in the history of the conference, an entire track was dedicated to Quantum-Safe Cryptography. At previous conferences, time

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Winter School, Les Diablerets, 20 – 26 January 2018

Make sure you reserve your seat at the 10th anniversary of the ID Quantique Winter School which will be held at the Swiss ski resort Les Diablerets from the 20th-26th January 2018. The theme for this year is The Coming-of-Age of Quantum Cybersecurity.

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IDQ becomes ETSI member

IDQ is delighted to announce it has become a member of ETSI, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, which produces globally-applicable standards for information and communications technologies. As an ETSI member, IDQ is now an active participant in two emerging technology committees: Quantum Safe Cryptography

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ID101 PicSat

ID101 Miniature Detector Chosen for PicSat Mission

PicSat is a nano-satellite designed to measure exoplanetary transits. The project, conducted within the High Angular Resolution Astronomy group at LESIA, uses interferometric instrumentation, integrated optics and single-mode fibre filtering for the study of stellar environments.

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Centauris Encryption Product Updates

As part of our continued commitment to provide tried and tested high-assurance offerings, we are pleased to announce that FIPS 140-2 Level 3 & Common Criteria EAL2+ certifications have been achieved for the first time on the Centauris CN8000 Multilink Encryptor platforms.

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Quantum Technology is Here, There and Everywhere

Quantum technology is beginning to come into its own. In a recent technology quarterly article, The Economist writes “After decades as laboratory curiosities, some of quantum physics’ oddest effects are beginning to be put to use”.

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quantum flagship intermediate report

Quantum Flagship Intermediate Report

A few days ago, the Intermediate Report from the Quantum Technologies Flagship High-Level Expert Group was handed over to the European Commission. The QT Flagship initiative aims to place Europe at the forefront of the second quantum revolution now unfolding worldwide.

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