Indigo Systems has solved the last of its start-up problems and is now in production on its 160 x 120 pixel uncooled VOx microbolometers. The company is currently working off its backlog of Omega cameras which are used in a number of OEM products.
Raytheon Commercial Infrared is offering its NIGHTDRIVER infrared night vision system for the HUMMER H1 vehicle.
Max-Viz’ EVS-1000 infrared Enhanced Vision System (EVS) for aircraft pilots has received FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) certification on the Bombardier Challenger business jet.
Indigo Systems and CMC Electronics Cincinnati have been awarded contracts for System Development and Demonstration (SDD) of the Integrated Detector Assemblies (IDA) for the Distributed Aperture System (DAS) for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF). The awards were made by Northrop Grumman, the prime contractor for the DAS system.
VistaScape Technology and FLIR Systems have agreed to partner in providing systems to the security market. VistaScape makes a software platform called Security Data Management System (SDMS) that is based on Microsoft NET.
SensArray Infrared has received a new equity investment from Digital Power Capital LLC. In addition, SensArray recently concluded an agreement with BAE SYSTEMS under which BAE took a small equity position in SensArray and provided to SensArray an exclusive license to lead salt focal plane array processing technology for use in commercial applications and in military applications being pursued by BAE SYSTEMS.
Mine Safety Appliances, MSA, is seeking to entice firefighters with a new level of performance in a small format (160 x 120) VOx microbolometer camera.
U.S. Export Controls on infrared technology have become much tougher since September 11. Infrared cameras of all kinds - including ones specifically developed for non-military applications - have come under increasing scrutiny.
InfraRed Integrated Systems Ltd., IRISYS, has introduced a handheld uncooled thermal imager with a record low-price. The company’s new IRI 1011 is being offered for sale with prices starting at $1500.