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Them, are Popular Worldwide

UAVs carrying Hood Tech Vision’s imagers are flying all over the world. From the
cold of the Arctic to the heat of the deserts, Hood Tech Vision’s UAV imagers
perform.

Hood River, OR, United States, October 25, 2013 -- UAVs carrying Hood Tech
Vision’s imagers are flying all over the world. From the cold of the Arctic to the heat
of the deserts, Hood Tech Vision’s UAV imagers perform.

Date: October 24, 2013 Subject: Eyes All Over the Skies: Hood Tech Vision’s
Imagers, and the UAVs that Carry Them, are Popular Worldwide Contact: Dr. Andy von
Flotow, Hood Tech Corp Vision, Inc., 541-387-2288, andy@hoodtech.com

An online analysis makes clear (http://www.sldinfo.com/the-scan-eagle-as-a-combat-
asset-shaping-a-new-business-model/) the popularity of Hood Tech Vision’s imagers
and one of the fine UAVs that carry them. Among the countries that have purchased (or
rented) the systems are the US Navy, the UK, Australia, Canada, Malaysia, The
Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, Japan, Columbia, Iraq, and Tunisia, with the possibility
that Kuwait and Pakistan will soon be added to the lengthening list. Those countries put
Hood Tech Vision imagers on all continents, in every corner of every ocean with the
possible exception of Antarctica--truly eyes in many skies spanning the globe. From
Europe to the Mideast to Africa to Asia and both North and South America, you can get a
view of the world through Hood Tech Vision imagers.

When Hood Tech began producing 800-gm video-camera turrets in 1998, it enabled an
entirely new class of small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Hood Technology Vision
now designs and manufactures imaging and video processing systems at the highest level
of the National Imagery Interpretability Rating Scale (NIIRS): level 9. Hood Tech
matches improved stabilization technology with electro-optical lenses that zoom up to
170 times. This results in a field of view of 0.3 degrees, in a package that weighs less
than six kg. Designed for manned and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), boats, land
vehicles, and stationary mounts, the reliability and utility of Hood Tech’s daylight
and thermal imaging products has been demonstrated over more than 700,000 hours of
use in a variety of temperatures, humidity, dust, smoke, haze, and other environmental
factors (http://www.hoodtechvision.com).

Dr. Andy von Flotow founded Hood Technology in Hood River, Oregon in 1992. Along
with the design and manufacture of stabilized imaging systems, Hood Tech:

Develops, tests, and manufactures launch and retrieval systems for UAVs Operates
controlled launch and quiet wind tunnel test facilities Monitors blade vibrations in
industrial turbines and jet engines, including diagnostic methods that predict possible
future failures.
The Hood Tech web site is: www.hoodtech.com.

Contact: Andy von Flotow Hood Tech 3100 Cascade Hood River, OR 97031 541-387-
2288 ken@hoodtech.com http://www.hoodtech.com

				
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