Thales Optronique has received a contract to provide QWIP-based infrared Gunner’s Sights for the French Army’s new VBCI light armored vehicle.
The Electro-Optics Center is providing a streamlined approach to government-funded R&D in electro-optics technologies.
A MOEMS (Micro-Opto-Electro-Mechanical Systems) Consortium has been formed in Israel to focus on uncooled infrared and other MOEMS technologies.
CardioOptics has raised $3 million in a first round of financing. The company is developing “Trans-Blood Vision™” technology, which is based on the fact that blood is virtually transparent at near infrared wavelengths of 1.8 microns.
Thales is emerging as a QWIP FPA supplier for production programs. The QWIP technology developed at Thales Research & Technology is being transferred into production at one of the company’s other units.
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has scheduled a Radiological Devices Panel review of Computerized Thermal Imaging’s (CTI) thermal breast imaging system which is intended to be used as an aid in the diagnosis of breast cancer.
Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract to develop a Wide Area Nondestructive Inspection Imaging (NDI) technology for inspecting aircraft for corrosion under paint.
A group at Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control-Dallas has demonstrated a quantum efficiency of 57% with their E-QWIP (Enhanced Quantum Well Infrared Photodetector).
VistaScape Technology, a provider of integrated security and surveillance management software, has raised $4.1 million in funding.