Attollo Engineering to provide U.S. Army with infrared imagers

Aug. 27, 2019
The Integrated Visual Augmentation System incorporates night and thermal vision capabilities.

Attollo Engineering, based in Camarillo, CA, a manufacturer of laser sensing and infrared imaging components and systems, has announced a $24M OTA project to provide prototype imagers for incorporation into the U.S. Army’s Integrated Visual Augmentation System.

The IVAS, under development by the United States military, is an augmented reality device that incorporates Microsoft HoloLens technology and is designed to be a customizable, all-in-one visual tool that includes night and thermal vision, and navigation and targeting aids. A usable device, according to the ArmyTimes, is expected within the next 18 to 24 months.

Attollo specializes in the development of ultra-compact optics including SWIR, MWIR, and LWIR devices, and LiDAR components and systems.

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