Pyxis Detects Oil Spill

View polluted waters   By Lee Roop  lroop@al.com Having your town be a high-tech center has its advantages. One of them showed this week when a sensor company found oil in Huntsville’s iconic Big Spring Park lagoon downtown. Polaris Sensor Technologies engineer Katie McCann was strolling in the park Wednesday when she smelled and saw oil, company […]

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Upcoming 2021 Conferences

Polaris Sensor Technologies will be exhibiting at Clean Waterways and Clean Gulf later this year. Come join us and see what we’re all about! Clean Waterways September 13 – September 15 Louisville, KY – Galt House Hotel Come meet John Rauseo, our Pyxis&#174 Sales Manager. He can give you details about how our sensor works […]

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Go SkyScape!

Congratulations SkyScape! Congratulations to American Aerospace’s SkyScape! We have partnered with them to create an oil response solution called OSCAR that uses our sensor Pyxis. SkyScape has been recognized as 1 of the top 5 oil spill solutions by StartUs Insights. We look forward to continuing our collaboration with SkyScape to pave a better way […]

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We are Hiring!

We are Hiring! Polaris Sensor Technologies has an international reputation developed through a collaborative team of creative individuals developing novel optical systems. We continually seek various skill sets to support and manage novel optical system developments for commercial and military detection and tracking systems. If you have experience with optics, imagers, trackers, displays/interfaces, electronics, design […]

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EMA Oil on Water

Emergency Response We Deliver Enhanced Thermal Pyxis on a drone flew three passes overlooked marina wreckage and marsh 36 hours after a devastating fire.  EMA had booms in place to contain contaminants and concerns about  the marsh where their boats could not go. Pyxis found substantial contamination outside the inner boom.  EMA surmised that there […]

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Featured Article IR Facial Recognition

 Corvus LWIR Sensor is Featured Polarized thermal light gives soldiers detailed night vision. (MILITARY) David Szondy September 27th, 2018 Researchers demonstrate an example of human identification using conventional and polarimetric thermal cameras(Credit: US Army Research Laboratory). A new thermal imaging system being developed for the US Army Laboratory by physicist Dr Kristan Gurton and electronics engineer […]

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Heading GPS Denied

    Application Example: Far Target Location At long ranges Azimuth Errors have largest contribution to overall FTL error Drift in heading degrades position solutions Magnetic compasses are unreliable due to local, unknown variations in magnetic field Celestial methods are not always available Sky Polarization Sensor: SkyPASS complements celestial methods while maintaining low SWaP-C Testing […]

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Pyxis in The New Scientist

Pyxis is featured in New Scientist. Check out the article here Camera spots hidden oil spills and may find missing planes By David Hambling There are thousands of oil spills each year in US waters alone. One major source is illegal dumping of oil in harbours when ships empty their bilges, typically at night to avoid detection. However, a new kind […]

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