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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.

Our mission is to lead in creating precise yet practical optical solutions that enable researchers and industry to solve meaningful problems in health, safety and the environment. We have discovered, refined and delivered new approaches to solving problems with spectroscopy and imaging technologies. Backed by deep experience, we are working within applications including biomedical, environmental, food & agriculture, industrial, research & science, and safety & security. 

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

Discover Applied Spectral Knowledge (ASK) - innovative spectroscopy equipment, software and on-demand data delivery backed by deep category expertise.

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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. Founder Mike Morris (pictured) demonstrates the evolution of spectrometers from floor unit-sized to handheld.

New Facility in Orlando - Opening Ceremony

On February 24, 2021, Ocean Insight President Michael Edwards and employees welcomed political and business leaders to our facility for a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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

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

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