By Company (NEC)

June 2017

June 2016

September 2015

May 2015

July 2014

Agilent Partners with Nippon Avionics

Introduces Thermography Camera

June 2013

November 2012

October 2012

August 2012

March 2012

October 2011

September 2011

August 2011

June 2011

May 2011

Terahertz Imaging Using Uncooled Microbolometers

NEC Improves Both Passive and Active Mode Cameras

March 2011

February 2011

January 2011

October 2010

Mikron Moves its Operations

LumaSense Consolidates

June 2010

February 2010

November 2009

October 2009

Infrared in Japan

The Latest Developments

July 2009

June 2009

April 2009

February 2009

December 2008

November 2008

Axsys Expands Operations

Increases Product Offerings

Sofradir Buys Electrophysics

The Strategy Behind the Move

August 2008

January 2008

NEC/Nippon Avionics Reorganize Infrared Businesses

Nippon Avionics plans to reorganize and consolidate its infrared businesses, including NEC San-ei Instruments, into the new company, NEC Avio Infrared Technologies Co., Ltd.

November 2007

August 2007

July 2007

May 2007

April 2007

Sofradir Awarded Contract for Space Sensors

Sofradir has been awarded a EUR 3.2 million (USD 4.2 million) contract by NEC Toshiba Space for an infrared detector to be used on the Global Change Observation Mission (GCOM) satellite of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

September 2006

April 2006

Nippon Avionics Acquiring NEC San-ei Instruments

Nippon Avionics is acquiring NEC San-ei Instruments. After the completion of the transaction on June 30, 2006, NEC San-ei will be a 100% subsidiary of Nippon Avionics.

March 2006

NEC Enters VOx Merchant Market with Mid and Large Format FPAs

NEC is entering the merchant market with two VOx microbolometers having 320 x 240 and 640 x 480 formats. The two microbolometers have the smallest pixel sizes (23.5 µm) currently available for either the commercial or military markets.