Tag Archives: imaging

Ace Technology Partners Secures Air Force Renewal Under NETCENTS-2 IT Products Vehicle

Ace Technology Partners has secured its first one-year renewal on a U.S. Air Force contract vehicle that covers standardized networking equipment, supplies and related services. The Air Force’s decision to renew Ace Technology’s position on the NETCENTS-2 contract was partially based on the company’s record of performance of work with government and military customers over the past …

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Navy Issues RFI on Portable Bomb Detector Tech

The U.S. Navy has begun its search for industry sources of technology designed to detect unexploded ordnance and improvised explosive devices. In a FedBizOpps notice published Monday, the military branch said its Naval Surface Warfare Center in Indian Head, Maryland is interested in detection systems that ordnance disposal personnel can stow in backpacks or cargo …

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Ball Aerospace to Build 2nd Imaging Instrument for NASA’s Landsat 9

Ball Aerospace & Technologies will manufacture the second Operational Land Imager instrument for NASA‘s Landsat 9 Earth observation satellite under a potential six-year, $19.3 million sole-source letter contract. The company said Thursday it will build Operational Land Imager-2, which works to generate satellite imagery that will support studies on the impact of natural and …

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Ray Johnson Joins United Sciences Board; Sam Kellett Comments

Ray Johnson, a former senior vice president and chief technology officer of Lockheed Martin, has joined the board of directors at United Sciences. Johnson retired from Lockheed in February after nine years at that company, United Sciences said Monday. United Sciences develops three-dimensional hole scanning and imaging services. “Ray brings deep insight and …

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DRS Unveils New Radiometric Camera Cores; Gregory Christison Comments

DRS Technologies has launched a new suite of radiometric camera cores designed to measure temperature and provide imagery. The Tamarisk Precision Series line of products feature infrared sensor technology, calibration and new developer tools for integration with the systems of original equipment manufacturers, DRS said Tuesday. DRS developed Tamarisk 320 with …

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Boeing Satellite to Carry HySpecIQ’s Imaging Payload into Space; Craig Cooning Comments

Boeing Co. will build its first commercial batch of the company’s 502 Phoenix small satellites under a contract to carry HySpecIQ‘s hyperspectral payload into space. Two Phantom Phoenix-based satellites are scheduled for launch in 2018 to perform command and control operations, image processing and imagery data storage, Boeing said Wednesday. “Our 502 Phoenix is well-suited …

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Glenn Bindley: Redlen Technologies Raises $6M to Develop Radiation Scanners

Imaging scanners developer Redlen Technologies has raised $5.5 million in private funding from investors, including Pangaea Ventures and In-Q-Tel. The financing round is meant to help Redlen further develop cadmium zinc telluride-based radiation detectors for security and medical applications, Redlen said Thursday. Redlen is developing CZT semiconductor technology to aid …

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David Thompson: Orbital Sciences Seeks to Extend Launch Partnership With Skybox Imaging

Orbital Sciences will launch Skybox Imaging’s imaging and spacecraft into space in late 2015 under a contract of an undisclosed value. The commercial Minotaur-C space launch vehicle will be used to transport six Skybox spacecraft into low-Earth orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., Orbital said Thursday. Orbital’s small-class launch vehicles unit …

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Philips Breast Cancer Imaging Tech Gets FDA Approval; Perry van Rijsingen Comments

Royal Philips has received approval from the the Food and Drug Administration to offer a medical digital imaging technology that is designed to electronically evaluate treatment methods for patients with breast cancer. The Her2/neu IHC Digital Manual Read is also built to automatically create digital slides and display them on a computer monitor …

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Raytheon Wins $19M to Help DARPA Build Imaging Sensors

Raytheon Co. recently won a $19.4 million contract under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s program to build imaging sensors meant to help the U.S. military identify and track targets, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Wednesday. John Keller writes Raytheon’s El Segundo, Calif.-based space and airborne systems segment will collaborate …

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QinetiQ Subsidiary Updates Seismic Data Tech; David Hill Comments

A QinetiQ Group subsidiary has updated its wellbore sensing and imaging technology that geoscience customers use to acquire and analyze seismic data. OptaSense’s new version of its distributed acoustic sensing – vertical seismic profiling technology works to capture images of wellbore using fiber-optics for producer and injector wells measurements, QinetiQ said …

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