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Ocean Insight is the Applied Spectral Knowledge company. We use spectral technology, application expertise, and manufacturing scalability to help customers take on important challenges for a safer, cleaner, healthier future.

Insights at Every Level

For more than 25 years we have discovered, refined and delivered new approaches to solving problems with spectroscopy and imaging technologies.

We collaborate with science, research and industry customers to achieve ambitious goals, leveraging the power of light for advancement in health, safety and the environment.

Ocean Optics started in the late ‘80s, seeded by a federal grant for a marine pH sensor. By 1992, the “world’s first miniature spectrometer” ushered in a new way of utilizing spectroscopy.


Watch video to learn more about the evolution of Ocean Insight from a supplier of spectroscopy products to a provider of spectral knowledge.

The company president discusses the journey from Ocean Optics to Ocean Insight, and what that means for customers.

Use this brand guide to learn about our renewed focus on solutions and our evolving history, vision, personality and culture.

Sensing Solutions for a Safer, Cleaner, Healthier Future

What it means to be an “instigator of the possible,” plus career opportunities across Ocean Insight.

Discover our newest products and applications at trade shows and exhibitions across the world.

Ocean Insight in the Americas, Europe, Asia and around the world.

Press releases, company news and more.

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