Luna Innovations, Inc. develops and manufactures fiber optic test and measurement, sensing and instrumentation products for the healthcare, telecommunications, energy and defense markets. It operates through two segments: Products and Licensing, and Technology Development. The Products and licensing segment conducts applied research in the fiber optic sensing area for both corporate and government customers. The Technology Development segment performs applied research for government funded projects and includes secure computing and communications group. The company was founded by Kent A. Murphy in July 1990 and is headquartered in Roanoke, VA.