By Month (March 2001)

RIO Moves into Merchant Mkt

Raytheon Infrared Operations, RIO is positioning itself to become a merchant supplier of infrared engines based on uncooled microbolometers

New Medical IR Application

Cardio-Optics is planning to take maximum advantage of its recently issued patent giving it broad coverage in applications that take advantage of the fact that blood is relatively transparent at certain infrared wavelengths

FDNY Wants All Microbolometers

The Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) has decided to buy only microbolometer-based infrared firefighting cameras.

FIRE Act to Boost Firefighting IR

In December, the U.S. Congress passed the Firefighter Investment and Response Enhancement (FIRE) act which allocates $100 million in fiscal 2001 and $300 million in fiscal 2002 for firefighting equipment, public education and a variety of other programs including fire fighter training.

DoD Research Awards

The U.S. Department of Defense has made its awards for research for fiscal year 2001. Among the awards were several for infrared-related projects

FLIR-Boston Pushing Lifetime of Cryocoolers

FLIR Systems (North Billerica, Massachusetts) is pushing the lifetime of its “Microcooler” miniature rotary Stirling cryocoolers into new territory.

SPIE IR Technology and Applications Conference

SPIE’s Infrared Technologies and Applications XXVII Conference will feature the latest developments in infrared technology

Company Briefs


Government Contract Awards in Infrared Imaging


Government Contract Solicitations in Infrared Imaging


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