What’s new at Gentec-EO in April 2024

Here is your monthly news from Gentec-EO in April 2024.

Product updates

Here are the changes in the software:

  • Added "Video Trigger" function
  • Drag and drop for files with *.bmg and *.m2geo extension
  • Launch PC-BEAMAGE and load data (images or M2 images) by double-clicking on files with the *.bmg and *.m2geo extensions.
  • Restricted access to the "Pipeline" button so that it is activated only once, and after communication interruption, its use is no longer possible.
  • Added a "Settings" button allowing startup actions such as: "Pipeline" activation, automatic camera connection, and automatic minimization of the PC-BEAMAGE window.

All user manuals and software are available in the download center.

Laser Lab Awards: donation of laser beam measurement equipment

Gentec-EO has 12 laser beam measurement instruments to donate as part of the 2024 Laser Lab Awards program.

With this program, Gentec-EO aims to support educational laboratories by giving students access to the same quality measurement instruments that are used today in the industry.

To enter, applicants must choose a laser output measurement kit among 5 options, describe how they intend to use it in their laboratory and elaborate on the physics principles their students will learn by using this equipment.

The program is now open for application until June 30, 2024.

Apply today

SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2024

Myriam Blanchet, Sales Representative at Gentec-EO, and Gabrielle Thériault, Marketing Director, at DCS 2024 earlier this month. The event was a great opportunity to meet our customers and discuss their laser applications in the defense and sensing industries. We are looking forward to seeing you there next year!

Laser specifications change over time for many reasons and it causes problems accross all industries. Learn about how laser output measurement solves numerous problems in YOUR industry. Download the guide below.


Gentec-EO's high-accuracy laser beam measurement instruments help engineers, scientists and technicians in all sorts of laser applications from the factory to the hospital, laboratory and research center. Learn about our solutions for these measurement types:

Thales takes delivery of a Gentec-EO custom 10PW beam dump for their most powerful laser in the world

Read this case study to learn about the gigantic laser beam dump Gentec-EO's engineers develop for Thales.

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Upcoming events

Here is the list of upcoming events Gentec-EO’s representatives or official distributors will be at:

DEPS Annual DE Science & Technology Symposium

  • May 20-24
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Website

FMA Advanced Laser Application Workshop 2024

Gentec-EO Academia

We have a new video on Gentec-EO Academia, our Youtube channel. Make sure to visit our Youtube channel and subscribe to see all the videos we publish.

What are the limitations of my laser power meter's damage threshold?

While laser power meters can be designed to handle high power levels, like our HP400A-100kW, they can still be damaged if not used carefully. For instance, applying 150 kW of power to a 100 kW-rated meter can lead to damage.

Watch this video by Charles Dumas, VP of Sales & Marketing at Gentec-EO, to learn about this topic.

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Gentec Electro-Optics is specialized in laser beam and terahertz source measurement and analysis. With an outstanding 50-year track record of innovation, developing and providing state-of the-art technologies to the laser market, Gentec-EO has become The Expert of the laser beam measurement field. For all sorts of laser applications from the factory to the hospital, laboratory and research center, Gentec-EO offers the broadest range of off-the-shelf and custom solutions, and stands ready to serve you now and in the future.
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