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2011-07-28 14:26:00

KEMP, Texas, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Magnalight RL-85-10W1-IR handheld infrared spotlight from Larson Electronics was chosen as an Editor's Choice product by Military Embedded Systems Magazine and will be featured in their Editors Choice Products column with the release of their July/August edition. Designed primarily as a long range IR light source for night vision equipment used in covert military and law enforcement operations, the RL-85-10W1-IR offers uncommon power, range,...

2011-06-21 08:00:00

YPRES, Belgium, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On-chip Automatic HDR Control Function Simplifies Camera Design Melexis announces the launch of a new image sensor in the "Avocet" series, the MLX75412 extended HDR Image Sensor. The MLX75412 includes two on-chip functions: a high performing fully automatic Extended HDR and exposure control function named "Autobrite(R)" and an adaptive histogram remapping function named "Autoview(TM)". With these functions, a full feature set...

2010-06-13 23:00:00

QUEBEC, June 14 /PRNewswire/ - Obzerv Technologies Inc. today announces the commercial availability of a Modular Active Range-Gated Camera. Airborne Multi-Spectral Imaging Turrets manufacturers around the world are constantly increasing the number of sensors available as well as their performances. The commercial availability of Obzerv's Modular Range-Gated Camera, will fast track the deployment of Active Range-Gated Imaging capability in existing Multi-Spectral Imaging Turrets. The...

2010-05-05 08:46:54

Call it Nitelite: The newest app for cell phones might be night vision. A University of Florida engineering researcher has crafted a nickel-sized imaging device that uses organic light-emitting diode technology similar to that found in cell phone or laptop screens for night vision. But unlike night vision goggles, which are heavy and expensive, the device is paper-thin, light and inexpensive, making it a possible add-on to cell phone cameras, even eyeglasses, once it is enlarged. "Really,...

2010-04-26 11:32:00

QUEBEC CITY, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Obzerv Technologies announces today that it commercially launches its first integrated solution comprising Obzerv's flagship Range-Gated Camera, the ARGC-2400, and the well-known ThermoVision 2000/3000 thermal imaging cameras. This new integrated solution capitalizes on the inherent strengths of Range-Gating and thermal imaging technologies, hence, providing an exceptional surveillance solution. The ARGC-2400 camera, with its incomparable range-gating...

2010-04-20 12:17:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Irvine Sensors Corporation (Nasdaq: IRSN) today announced that it has received and accepted new delivery orders for Clip-On Thermal Imager ("COTI") cores from Optics 1, Inc., of Manchester, New Hampshire, an optical systems designer and manufacturer. The two firms have previously announced a teaming agreement to support production opportunities for COTI systems. COTIs clip onto existing military night vision goggles and provide users...

2010-03-16 14:30:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Irvine Sensors Corporation (Nasdaq: IRSN) today announced that it has formalized its teaming agreement with Optics 1, Inc., of Manchester, New Hampshire, an optical systems designer and manufacturer, to support production opportunities for Clip-On Thermal Imager ("COTI") systems that have been jointly developed by the two firms over the last several years under government sponsorship. The COTI has been designed to clip onto existing...

2010-02-22 08:00:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Irvine Sensors Corporation (Nasdaq: IRSN) announced today the appointment of Vice President Peter Kenefick as General Manager of the firm's newly formed Thermal Imaging Division. According to John Carson, President and CEO of Irvine Sensors, "Pete is perfect for this job because of his business and program management credentials and because he nurtured our thermal imaging products from their infancy to the present success of COTI*. We...

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2010-02-16 09:40:00

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have peered deep into the eye of the chicken and found a masterpiece of biological design. Scientists mapped five types of light receptors in the chicken's eye. They discovered the receptors were laid out in interwoven mosaics that maximized the chicken's ability to see many colors in any given part of the retina, the light-sensing structure at the back of the eye. "Based on this analysis, birds have clearly one-upped us in...

2010-02-08 07:30:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Irvine Sensors Corporation (Nasdaq: IRSN) today announced that one of its existing purchase orders with Optics 1, Inc., of Manchester, New Hampshire, an optical systems designer and manufacturer, has been modified to include initial units of Clip-On Thermal Imager ("COTI") systems to be built under a $37.8 million contract recently awarded to Optics 1 by the Naval Surface Warfare Center of Crane, Indiana. The COTIs to be delivered under...