AD Aerospace Ltd., Manchester, designer and manufacturer of aircraft video systems, has acquired the assets of Innovative Sensor Developments (ISD), designer of video system for Rugged and Mobile Military Applications. The two firms experience in video surveillance systems especially in relation to vehicle based units will further enhance the products on offer to their clients.
"We at AD Aerospace are very excited by the acquisition of ISD," said Mike Horne, Managing Director AD Aerospace. "And we are looking forward to working with the ISD team to offer innovative and practical video equipment to our customers in the Aircraft, Military and Homeland Security markets."
AD Aerospace produces the FlightVu range of state-of-the-art aircraft video systems. The systems offer aircraft operators enhanced security in areas such as cockpit door access and protection of baggage in the cargo hold and enhanced safety in areas such as video smoke detection and monitoring of external control surfaces during flight.
ISD`s main development concentration is on their DACIC Long Range Surveillance dual wide and narrow Field of View Camera for which a whole new cost conscious market is predicted.
"The corporate strength and the refined quality which is inherent in all AD Aerospace work makes them an ideal partner for our mobile weapon station gun sights and Mega pixel surveillance products" said Simon Hill the founder of ISD and a member of the AD Aerospace team. "Their deep commitment to quality both of design and build standards is just what our customers demand."
ISD is built around a core team of experienced professionals with a unique history of novel and successful adaptation of TV techniques to the hazardous military environment.