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Apre Instruments, LLC

We provide unique tools that facilitate higher quality images required for social media, security, vehicle safety and medicine.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Electronics / Instrumentation
  • Location Tucson, AZ, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2013
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

Social media, automotive safety, security & health markets create demand for billions of digital cameras annually, at 11% CAGR. Better cameras require better lenses to realize improved performance, and at no cost increase. Needed are process control tools with 100X lower cost-of-ownership. Present tool suppliers are struggling to respond. Äpre Instruments can make these tools & convert this opportunity into a rapidly growing profitable business.


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    Robert Allen Smythe

    Robert Smythe was Vice President Director of Marketing, Corporate Officer and Vice President of Engineering at Zygo Corporation the leading supplier of process control tools in this market place, and is a Business Development Consultant to this industry. He holds 3 patents and over 30 technical papers in the field

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    Artur Olszak
    Vice President Engineering

    Artur Olszak PhD, an Adjunct Professor at the University of Arizona, was Engineering Manager at Wyko, and 4D Technologies, both leaders in this field. Start up experience includes DMetrics and Rebellion Photonics. Artur has over 20 patents and numerous technical papers.

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    Piotr Szwaykowski
    Vice President, CTO

    Piotr Szwaykowski PhD was Senior Scientist at Jet Propulsion Laboratories, Veeco, and BRO. He has created leading edge interferometers to track exo-planets, as well as innovative commercial products to measure optics in noisy environments and with complex-shaped optical surfaces. He has over 15 patents and 15 technical papers.


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