Honeywell has strengthened its patent position in uncooled microbolometer infrared imaging and is taking an aggressive stance to protect its patent portfolio.
Finisar Corp. (Sunnyvale, California) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Sensors Unlimited (Princeton, New Jersey), the supplier of short wave infrared InGaAs detectors, focal plane arrays and cameras, for approximately $700 million.
New results in uncooled infrared detector technology from around the world,
The next SPIE Infrared Technologies and Applications Conference (April 2001, Orlando) will feature two new sessions
NEC Corporation of Japan has reorganized and moved its uncooled infrared operations.
Boeing has been awarded a $3.8 million, 3-year, contract under DARPA’s latest Uncooled Thermal Imaging Sensors program which aims to increase uncooled infrared FPA performance to its theoretical limits and thus approach that of cooled sensors.
Uncooled infrared focal plane arrays based on Thin Film Ferroelectric (TFFE) technology are facing an increasingly dim future as microbolometer technology races ahead