Quick Facts about Laser Strikes

Posted by Metamaterial Team on May 30, 2017 2:34:50 PM

Laser strikes are on the rise and impacting commercial aviation globally. MTI has put together some quick facts to show the global impact of laser strikes and where and when they are occurring.

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

  • The top five US cities affected by laser strikes in 2014 were Houston, Los Angeles, San Juan, Phoenix, and Las Vegas according to the FAA.
  • The average time for laser strike occurrences in the United States is 1:00 AM to 5:00 AM according to the FAA.
  • FAA data from 2014 shows that most laser strikes occur during the approach phase of a plane’s descent.

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Topics: metaAIR

Smart Materials – High Growth Industry

Posted by Metamaterial Team on May 30, 2017 2:34:33 PM

Smart materials have the potential to positively affect lives all over the world. It improves how we use, interact and benefit from light.  With the power to manipulate one of the most fundamental and important resources on our planet, we can now harness it to make a difference around the world.  As this science is relatively new over the last ten to fifteen years, research firms have been making predictions on what type of impact it will have on the global economy.

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Topics: Smart Materials

MTI is proud to be Halifax’s 2017 Innovative Business of the Year

Posted by Metamaterial Team on Jan 27, 2017 11:51:00 AM

The Halifax Business Awards is the Halifax Chamber of Commerce’s most glamorous event of the year. This gala event boasts a spectacular night of entertainment, prestige, and celebration, recognizing risk takers and the success of the thriving business community in Halifax.  

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Topics: Smart Materials