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Hood River, OR, United States, 2011/11/03 - Hood Technology Corp. Vision, Inc. provides imaging systems that will address the need of military forces for more advanced UAV imagery - HoodTech.com / Defensesystems.com / AlticamVision.com.
Defense Systems staff recently stated that “(g)lobal spending on payloads and subsystems for unmanned aerial vehicles is expected to reach $2.9 billion in 2011…”
They reference Visiongain’s The UAV Payload and Subsystems Market 2011-2012,“…©ompanies delivering technologies in this area are addressing the need of military forces for more advanced imagery…”
Leading the field, Hood Technology Corp. Vision, Inc. has been providing the state-of-the-art imaging systems for small UAVs referred to in Visongain’s recent report since 1993. Recently Hood Tech achieved National Imagery Interpretability Rating Scale 9 (NIIRS-9) status, the highest level of quality for imaging systems.
Hood Technology Corp. Vision, Inc. (Hood Tech) designs and manufactures imaging and video processing systems for manned and unmanned aerial vehicles, boats, land vehicles, and stationary mounts. The reliability and utility of Hood Tech’s daylight and thermal imaging products has been demonstrated over more than 500,000 hours of operations in a variety of temperatures, humidity, dust, smoke, haze, and other environmental factors (alticamvision.com).
Hood Technology (hoodtech.com) was founded by Dr. Andy von Flotow in Hood River, Oregon in 1993. In addition to stabilized imaging systems, Hood Technology develops, tests, and manufactures launch and retrieval systems for a variety of UAVs and monitors blade deflections in industrial turbines and jet engines, a diagnostic method for anticipating future failures.
For further information, please contact Dr. Lars Bergstrom at Lars[.]hoodtech.com.