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night vision device

Any electro-optical device that is used to detect visible and infrared energy and provide a visible image. Night vision goggles, forward-looking infrared, thermal sights, and low-light level television are night vision devices. Also called NVD. See also forward-looking infrared; night vision goggles(s).
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There are 389 sets of test equipment residual light amplifier, hand-held, to be procured, including the necessary adaptations.
PI's Michael Page combined a Hughes Image Light Amplifier (ILA, or light valve) and other commercial imaging technologies to create a proprietary system that produces rapid, high-resolution holographic recordings of digital image data such as video, medical tools and CAD.
The models will use the firm's proprietary direct-drive image light amplifier technology, which involves sandwiching an ultra-thin reflective layer between silicon substrate and liquid crystal layers, the JVC spokesman said.
Direct-Drive Image Light Amplifier (D-ILA): A video projection technology from JVC that uses a reflective LCD to create images as a light source is reflected off the LCD and sent through the lens to the screen.
At the heart of the light amplifier are quantum dots, each of only 300 to 500 silicon atoms.
Qualcomm affiliate Cinecomm has developed a competing technology using a Hughes-JVC light amplifier.
The light amplifier is one of the most remarkable inventions of recent years.
JVC's family of high-definition, ultra high-resolution home theater projection systems feature its proprietary 3-chip Direct Drive Image Light Amplifier (D-ILA([TM])) technology, an advanced form of Liquid Crystal on Silicon (LCOS) that is capable of greater pixel density than competing technologies such as DLP or LCD.
The brain-child of long-time holographer and art teacher, Michael Page, PI has combined a commercial Image Light Amplifier and other commercial imaging technologies to create a proprietary system that produces rapid, high-resolution holographic recordings of digital image data such as video, medical tools and CAD.
CineComm is backing the Hughes-JVC Image Light Amplifier system used at the Pacific Winnetka 21.
Gole and his team have also developed a less powerful, continuous light amplifier based on the reaction between three-atom sodium clusters and halogen atoms.
In 1999 the Victor Company of Japan (JVC) introduces a 50" Image Light Amplifier (ILA) Projection television for its domestic market.

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