June 3, 2016
Redmond, Wash.—Planetary Resources, Inc., the asteroid mining company, announced today that it has secured US$21.1 million in Series A funding. The capital will be used to deploy and operate Ceres, an advanced Earth observation business that features the first commercial infrared and hyperspectral sensor platform to better understand and manage humanity’s natural resources. The funding
April 21, 2016
WILSONVILLE, Ore., April 18, 2016 – FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced Boson™, its smallest, lightest, and least power-consuming, high-performance uncooled thermal camera for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Sized between FLIR’s Tau® and Lepton® camera cores, Boson is the first thermal camera core to incorporate a sophisticated, low-power multi-core vision processor running FLIR XIR™
April 20, 2016
Palaiseau, near Paris, France, April 19, 2016 – Sofradir, the global leader in advanced infrared (IR) detectors for military, space, scientific and commercial applications, today announces that its market competitive Daphnis HD will enter production. The 10-micron pixel pitch high-definition IR detector claims superior performance against recently launched competitive 10µm products. The decision to launch
July 7, 2015
An AVIRIS-NG red-green-blue (visible) aerial image of the Refugio Incident oil spill shows oil on the water and on nearby Santa Barbara Channel beaches.
January 27, 2015
The German Aerospace Center (DLR) has plans to launch the Berlin Infrared Optical System (BIROS) microsatellite in October 2015. The satellite will be launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in India.
November 10, 2014
PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 6, 2014—Lockheed Martin has partnered with the University of Arizona to operate the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope (UKIRT) located on Maunakea, Hawaii. The agreement expands the corporation's support of scientists pursuing a broad range of research, from the study of orbital debris to deep space astronomy. For 35 years,