ChemImage recently declared that it has received an $811, 000 contract from the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command for integration of its real-time sensor technology capable of being deployed for standoff detection of explosives within multi-sensor vehicle screening system. At present, this extensive screening system has been developed for screening vehicles for explosives.
Combined with other detection sensor developers, ChemImage focuses on developing a system, through which military personnel can effectively detect vehicle-borne threats by standing from a safe distance.
According to ChemImage Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Patrick Treado, the company is honored to be selected by the U.S. Army. ChemImage standoff sensing technology has been incorporated within U.S. Army’s advanced vehicle screening system. The company will further develop and supply more innovative solutions that will promote safety among soldiers, thereby protecting the country from potential threats.
As a well established company known for hyperspectral (chemical) imaging technology, ChemImage continues to efficiently deliver software, instrumentation, expert consulting, and contract services to the industrial, academic and government organizations. The company's advanced, proprietary hyperspectral imaging technology ensures multiple applications such as forensics, defense, security, pharmaceuticals and biomedical diagnostic research, where critical chemical and biological information can be accessed from various material systems. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ChemImage operates its R&D laboratories, in addition to its engineering and manufacturing facilities.