ITT unveils new line of next generation goggles at AUSA — Press Release

by: Matthew Potter
October 10, 2011

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ITT unveils new line of next generation goggles at AUSA

ROANOKE, Va., Oct. 10, 2011- ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) unveils a new line of night vision goggles called i-Aware at the 2011 AUSA Annual Meeting & Exhibition. The new i-Aware goggles offer a spectrum of multipurpose night vision goggles and innovative visioning solutions for the U.S. military, first responders, homeland security, and international customers.

The i-Aware family of products are equipped with the capability to transmit and receive imagery from the soldier’s point of view, and also display live video feeds and geospatial intelligence information. In addition to the newer goggles, i-Aware products also offer an upgrade capability to the standard AN/PVS-14 goggle. This upgrade permits the goggle to be retro fitted with a clip-on display that can import colored imagery and video from the battlefield.

“ITT understands the challenges of not only conquering darkness, but also sharing timely imagery and information to protect and save lives,” said Bruce A. Wald, vice president and general manager of ITT’s Night Vision & Imaging business area. “The i-Aware product line allows the soldier or first responder the best light secure, night and visioning capability, along with the ability to view or share additional information on the same unit for enhanced situational awareness.”

The i-Aware product line uses standard interfaces to provide flexibility, expanded situational awareness and interoperability with other fielded systems. ITT has transformed the traditional night vision goggle into a multifunctional visualization device that can move battlefield information across different nodes.

About ITT Geospatial Systems

ITT Geospatial Systems ( headquartered in Rochester, N.Y., is a global supplier of innovative night vision, remote sensing and navigation solutions that provide sight and situational awareness at the space, airborne, ground and soldier levels. ITT Geospatial Systems solutions range from image, and data capture through processing and dissemination. Key applications include image intensification and thermal imaging; advanced power supplies; multi-spectral image systems; weather and climate monitoring; space science; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; GPS-based positioning, navigation and timing systems; and image exploitation software. Using our technologies, customers can move beyond mere image acquisition to image interchange and true knowledge sharing.

About ITT Corporation

ITT Corporation is a high-technology engineering and manufacturing company operating on all seven continents in three vital markets: water and fluids management, global defense and security, and motion and flow control. With a heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver extraordinary solutions that create more livable environments, provide protection and safety and connect our world. Headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., the company reported 2010 revenue of $11 billion.

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