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eMagin Receives Night-Vision Goggle Subcontract

Photonics.com
Jun 2012
BELLEVUE, Wash., June 27, 2012 — Organic LED microdisplay technology provider eMagin Corp. has received a subcontract from ITT Exelis Corp. for initial production volumes of display beam combiner assemblies for the spiral enhanced night-vision goggles for the US Army, including the company’s OLED-XL full-color microdisplays.

The total contract is valued at approximately $49.5 million, with eMagin’s subcontract valued at a potential $3.6 million. Deliveries are planned from mid-2012 through mid-2013.

The goggles combine the strengths of thermal infrared imagery and image intensification, providing soldiers the ability to detect and identify potential threats, regardless of weather or environmental conditions. The production-ready goggles are designed to accommodate enhancements for future network integration, laying the foundation for a digital future.

For more information, visit: www.emagin.com



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The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
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