Qioptiq, an Excelitas Technologies Company, designs and manufactures photonic products and solutions that serve a wide range of markets and applications in the areas of defense and aerospace, medical and life sciences, industrial manufacturing and research and development.
Qioptiq is the world’s principal designer and manufacturer of infra-red (Thermal), image intensified and fused weapon sights with more than 100,000 individual night sights supplied to over 56 different countries for a wide range of defence, police, border security, coastguard and search and rescue applications. Qioptiq also provides a range of world leading surveillance equipment utilising both visible, image intensifying and uncooled thermal imaging technology. Qioptiq in-service sights are military-ruggedised, high-performance and low-power. Delivering high performance equipment for demanding environments and a fully integrated through life support service that exceeds customers’ expectations.
Other key defence applications include modules and components for Soldier and Vehicle Vision Systems
Missiles and Munitions, Self-Protection Systems, Targeting and Surveillance Systems and RF Systems. Our Aerospace capabilities provide vital components for Head-Up and Helmet Mounted Displays, Satellites, Avionics Systems, Inflight Connectivity, ISR Systems and Aircraft Lighting. Our expertise includes thermal, night vision and fused imaging, optical components and modules, IR and Photon detectors, solid state lighting, pulsed laser diodes, energetic systems and display optics for HUD and HMD – supplying all the major prime contractors.
Qioptiq benefits from having integrated the knowledge and experience of Avimo, Gsänger, LINOS, Optem, Pilkington, Point Source, Rodenstock, Spindler & Hoyer and others. In October 2013, Qioptic was acquired by Excelitas Technologies Corp., a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, customized solutions to meet the lighting, detection and other high-performance technology needs of OEM customers. The combined companies have approximately 5,000 employees in North America, Europe and Asia, serving customers across the world. Visit www.qioptiq.com and www.excelitas.com for more information.