LumaSense Technologies, Inc. has acquired Buellton, California-based InfraredVision Technology Corp. from L-3 Communications. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
ITC produces Vanadium Oxide (VOx) microbolometer detectors, which are used in thermal imaging systems such as infrared cameras. The acquisition gives LumaSense additional capabilities to build complete thermal-imaging solutions that can be used to improve efficiency, quality and safety in a broad range of applications in the energy, emissions and industrial markets globally. By vertically integrating, LumaSense will be able to offer precision and repeatability in thermal imaging equipment by controlling all aspects of the system. LumaSense will retain all of ITC's employees, who will remain located at the company's Buellton facilities.
LumaSense's technology portfolio includes sensors and cameras that monitor temperature and gas emissions globally in markets as diverse as energy, industrial, and clean technology.