ADS Inc. to use wearable units to display video feeds from drones by operators
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (September 3, 2015) — Six15 Technologies received orders for wearable displays, valued at $1.1 million. The company is working with Virginia Beach, Va. based contractor ADS Inc, on behalf of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). The contract was awarded through the Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLA) Tailored Logistics Support (TLS) program. These displays will be used with tactical ISR receivers to provide UAV video information on the battlefield. Six15 Technologies is the world leader in researching, developing and manufacturing wearable optical displays. Six15 Technologies develops both off-the-shelf and custom smart glass solutions for Fortune 500 companies and government and defense agencies.
“Their technical capabilities and level of customer service, coupled with their unique ability to rapidly adapt, enhances ADS’ ability to offer the very best solution to the warfighter.” Said Justin Boyle, C4ISR senior business development manager at ADS.
When it comes to addressing issues in the wearable display space, Jim Donnelly, Six15’s Vice President of Business Development added, “Advancing our technology and integrating video feeds from UAV’s is helping us create incredibly powerful and applicable options for almost every market. Working with partners like ADS is helping us increase our speed to market of new and superior wearable technology.”
“Innovative, forward thinking businesses like SIX-15 Technologies, are valuable partners and a critical component to our success in the DOD arena”
– Justin Boyle, C4ISR Senior Business Development Manager, ADS
About Six15 Technologies Six15 Technologies is the world leader in researching, developing and manufacturing wearable optical displays. Six15 Technologies develop both off-the-shelf and custom smart glass solutions for Fortune 500 companies and government and defense agencies. We specialize in high-resolution, head-mounted displays (HMD) and optoelectronic module(OEM) manufacturing. Located in Henrietta, N.Y. our 9,000 square foot production facility manufactures OEM components for thermal imagers, industrial display systems, R&D projects and custom computing and display solutions. Six15 Technologies is at the forefront of wearable solutions for the defense industry, public safety, security, medical and first responder markets globally with about 250,000 wearable optical modules delivered and integrated into OEM’s systems.
ABOUT ADS ADS Inc. is a leading solutions provider that proudly serves all branches of the U.S. Military, federal, state and local government organizations, law enforcement agencies, first responders, partner nations and the defense industry. The company’s medical team is comprised of multiple subject matter experts with backgrounds and experience in military medicine. Their specialties include, but are certainly not limited to, combat medicine, custom medical kitting solutions, domestic preparedness, emergency medical services, evacuation & rescue, battalion aid stations and medical treatment solutions. Overall, ADS is focused on solving customers’ challenges through the largest product and service offerings, the broadest array of procurement and contract options, world-class support and logistics solutions and legendary customer service. To learn more, please visit the ADS website at www.adsinc.com