Category Archives: Electronic Sub-Systems

Materion’s Aluminum Beryllium AlBeMet Selected for MS-177 Sensor

Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk

Materion Corporation has been awarded a contract by UTC Aerospace Systems for AlBeMet metal matrix composite parts for its MS-177 long-range, multi-spectral imaging (MSI) sensor. The sensor is currently undergoing integration testing and qualification for the Northrop Grumman RQ-4B Global Hawk Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). Continue reading

Velodyne Slashes Most Popular LiDAR Sensor Price

Led by inventor and entrepreneur David Hall, Velodyne LiDAR has announced a significant cost reduction for its VLP-16 Puck, which will spur hope and excitement for the development of safe autonomous vehicles that are accessible to all. Velodyne’s most popular LiDAR sensor, the VLP-16, is now offered to customers around the world for up to a 50 percent cost reduction. Continue reading