Observation Devices

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

UTC Aerospace Systems to Continue Supporting USAF DCGS

September 20, 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), will continue its mission to deliver global field service, sustainment and on-site expertise in support to Raytheon Corporation for their recent award to operate the U.S. Air Force's (USAF) Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS).  UTC Aerospace Systems' Intelligence, Surveillance and... Read More

Vision Systems

Vacuum ISO100 Viewports, Exotic

September 16, 2016

McPherson offers a range of vacuum viewports. Viewports of select materials can be scintillator coated for alignment and detection applications too. High-vacuum compatible ISO NW100 viewports with 63mm clear aperture windows are available with GLASS, ultraviolet-grade fused silica, and/or calcium fluoride windows. Magnesium fluoride is available in smaller 37mm c.a. window sizes. Designed... Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Vision Systems

Highly Advanced Facial Protection with Brass Knuckle® Vader Combo

August 26, 2016

Splash goggle/face shield combo with one-of-a-kind anti-fog coating CLEVELAND — If your job leaves you exposed to any kind of wetness or debris being thrown into your face, you need protection—from the sun, from impact, from splash—and even from dangerous, temporarily impaired vision caused by your eye protection fogging up. These combined hazards require a combined solution. Enter... Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

HERMES® 450 Soars during the North Dakota UAS Field Day

August 24, 2016

Elbit System of America holds an informative gathering to highlight the flights of the large scale Unmanned Aircraft System over North Dakota for precision agriculture and electric distribution infrastructure damage assessment. FORT WORTH, Texas - Elbit Systems of America, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd, along with its local partners, hosted an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) field day... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Vision Systems

Raytheon Awarded US Navy Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar Contract

August 24, 2016

TEWKSBURY, Mass. - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $92,069,954 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the engineering and manufacturing development of the Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar. EASR will consist of two configuration variants: Variant 1, a rotating phased array; and Variant 2, a three-face fixed-phased array. Raytheon will build, integrate and test an EASR... Read More

Vision Systems

Little Known Optex Systems, the Dominant Player in U.S. Periscope Market, Sets its Sights on International and Consumer Markets

August 9, 2016

RICHARDSON, TX - When it comes to U.S. defense companies, majors like $45 billion General Dynamics typically spring to mind, but there are many actors on the stage.  For instance, the U.S. periscopes and vision block market is valued between $8 million and $10 million and little-known Optex Systems Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OPXS) controls about 75 percent of that market.  Worldwide, Optex has... Read More

Vision Systems

Septentrio Offers Enhanced Georeferencing Solutions for Drone Aerial Surveys

June 29, 2016

TORRANCE, Calif. – Septentrio is featuring its enhanced suite of drone survey tools for GIS professionals at the 2016 Esri User Conference in San Diego this week. “Aerial surveys by unmanned aircraft are increasingly becoming the technique of choice over ground-based data collection for many GIS applications,” said Neil Vancans, vice president of Septentrio Americas. “Our GNSS... Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Vision Systems

Protect Your Eyes

June 22, 2016

Chemical spills and splashes are common causes of eye injuries in the professional cleaning industry.  Don’t risk your eyesight.  Impact Products’ ProGuard 808 series of protective eye gear are designed specifically to prevent dangerous liquids, as well as dust and debris, from entering the eye. The 808 series lenses provide 99.9 percent protection against harmful UV rays; an elastic... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

SHOTOVER Brings its Industry Leading SHOTOVER F1 Gyro-Stabilized Camera Platform and SHOTOVER U1 Drone to HAI HELI-EXPO

February 29, 2016

Visit Booth 3617 to Learn Why SHOTOVER Has Become the Go-To System for the Broadcast, Motion Pictures, Law Enforcement and Industrial Survey Markets; Recent Buyers Include Cinemoves, CoyotAir, Beijing RichSoul and Team5 Aerial Systems LOS ANGELES – HAI Booth Number: 3617 - SHOTOVER, the maker of high performance stabilization platforms, announced today its upcoming participation at HAI... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Services, Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

Measuring Coastal Slope Movements from the Air

December 4, 2015

Carlos  Gonzales  from  3D  Laser  Mapping  will  explore  the  capabilities  of  combining  airborne  laser scanning and photography as an approach to measure coastal slope movements, during his talk at MMT in Sydney, Australia. (9-11th December, 2015) Successful  measurement  of  coastal  areas  is  crucial  to  determine  the  potential  impact  upon  local... Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Vision Systems

Safety Eyewear with Anti-Fog Technology helps workers see clearly.

November 20, 2015

Solus™ 1000 Series eyewear and Goggle Gear 500 Series splash goggles are available with Scotchgard™ Anti-Fog Coating Technology. Bonded directly to lens, coating keeps lenses clear of fog and steam even when workers are in hot and humid conditions or climate-controlled areas. Coating retains effectiveness for at least 25 washings and helps prevent occasions when workers have to remove their eyewear to clean or de-fog them amidst potentially dangerous workplace hazards/debris. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

Aerial Camera Systems integrate with YouTube Live.

April 17, 2015

Equipped with Visual Positioning System, Phantom 3 Professional and Phantom 3 Advanced can hold their positioning indoors without GPS and can take off and land with push of button. Controllers come paired with Lightbridge technology, which allows pilots to see what camera is seeing in HD (720p) at distance of up to 1 mile with almost no latency. Phantom 3 Professional can shoot 4K video at up to 30 fps, while Phantom 3 Advanced records at resolutions up to 1080p at 60 fps. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Tactical Airborne Gimbal System uses MWIR imaging system.

April 17, 2015

Measuring 17.5 in. across and weighing 100 lb with sensor payload, TAGS is based on carbon fiber, 4-axis gimbal design with fiber optic gyroscope stabilization. Controller offers geo-pointing and metadata output, and feedback is provided on low-latency binary interface. Featuring high-definition, continuous-zoom, midwave infrared imaging system with visible camera and laser, TAGS is suited for ISR missions that require demanding stabilization and pointing characteristics. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

LAAD 2015: Meprolight Secures Several Orders for Night Vision Systems

April 10, 2015

Israel's Ministry of Defense (IMOD) purchased hundreds of MEPRO LI-OR Night Vision Sights for various IDF units Also purchased by foreign armies are MEPRO MINIMON (L) Multi-Functional Lightweight Monoculars, and MEPRO BINIMON (A) Aviator’s Night Vision Systems LAAD 2015, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 14-17, 2015, Hall 4, Stand J-39 Meprolight - a leading manufacturer of night vision... Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Vision Systems

Safety Glasses combine protection, comfort, and style.

February 18, 2015

Comprising 7 unique models with up to 13 different lens options, Skullerz® Safety Glasses helps drive worker compliance with comfort and safety. All models meet or exceed ANSI Z87.1+ High Velocity Impact and MIL-PRF 32342 Military Ballistic Fragmentation Protection requirements. Safety Glasses include Skullerz Odin, Thor, Dagr, Kvasir, Valkyrie, and Njord. Skullerz Loki safety glasses/goggles are also available. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Digital Binoculars penetrate fog, smoke, and darkness.

January 21, 2015

Upon pushbutton actuation, RICOH NV-10A can penetrate fog, smoke, rain, and sand to deliver clear image. PENTAX Atmospheric Interference Reduction (PAIR) technology reintroduces color that would otherwise be obscured, stabilization further improves image clarity, and IR technology illuminates night scenes. Able to capture still and video images, water-resistant and dustproof binoculars combine PENTAX optics and Ricoh image processing. GPS location and digital compass are included. Read More

Vision Systems

Fly High with ORA -- Hobbico's Drone System for Aerial Photographers

January 9, 2015

Unique Design Delivers Pilot's-Eye Images Videos on 7" Integrated Transceiver Touchscreen LAS VEGAS – UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) photography/videography is soaring to new heights with the Hobbico® ORA™, the first camera-equipped drone that displays captured aerial images on a 7" touchscreen integrated into the transceiver. With a 370mm (14.6") diameter and an onboard 1080p HD... Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

Lockheed Martin Extends Aerostat Mission by Providing Airborne Surveillance for U.S. Border Protection

October 28, 2014

WASHINGTON - Working with the Army, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is providing operational support for a Persistent Threat Detection System (PTDS) aerostat system that is being evaluated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Customs and Border Protection (CBP) along the Southern border of the United States. Currently protecting coalition forces overseas, the U.S. Army uses PTDS to help... Read More

Software, Vision Systems

Intelligence Software scans aerial and satellite images.

October 14, 2014

Designed for operational Geospatial Intelligence and airborne ISR missions and applications, Visual Profiler detects and profiles targets from aerial/satellite images in real-time. Visual search engine provides unlimited target-object definition and profiling flexibility, including vehicles, specific vehicle types, infrastructure, and foundations. Interactive user feedback mechanism continuously improves level of precision and enables adaptability to new user needs. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products, Safety & Security Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

Chemring Displays Air Security Solutions at Farnborough Airshow

July 18, 2014

ROMSEY, England - Visit Chemring at Stand 2C28D, Farnborough Airshow 14 - 20 July Chemring Group is demonstrating its innovative air security solutions, for both the aerospace and defence industries, at this year's Farnborough International Airshow (FIA). The air security technologies displayed on Chemring's stand (2C28D) cover a range of solutions across countermeasures,... Read More