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NASA Scientists Choose Harris Precision Optics to Build WFIRST Space Optical Imaging Telescope

U.S. space scientists needed a precision optical instrument to be the core imager of the nation’s next-generation orbiting deep-space observation system. They found their solution from the Harris Corp. Precision Optics segment in Rochester, N.Y. Officials of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., in December announced a

A FLIR for Innovation

Innovation isn’t just a matter of creating something new. Rather, it’s the process of translating an idea into goods or services that will create value for an end user. As such, innovation requires three key ingredients: the need (or, in defense acquisition terms, the requirement of the customer); people competent in the required technology; and

FLIR Offers Free Thermal Data Set for Algorithm Training

Free FLIR thermal data set available July 2018. Training datasets are the key to machine learning. FLIR is offering a free thermal dataset for ADAS developers, researchers, suppliers and auto manufacturers. It features more than 10,000 annotated thermal images that can help vehicle systems “see” better both day and night. The data set can be