SA Photonics

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SA Photonics is a company that designs and develops laser communication equipment, satellite sensors, fiber optic gyros, and vision systems for the defense, aerospace, aeronautical, terrestrial telecommunications, and semiconductor industries. It offers products and technologies that include solutions for coherent communications, head-mounted displays, microwave sensors, LADAR/LIDAR systems, fast steering mirror sense and control systems, compact fiber gyros, high power pulsed fiber lasers, and RF beamformers.
TypePrivate
Founded2002
HQLos Gatos, CA, US
Websitesaphotonics.com

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)109(+5%)
Revenue (Y, 2018)$27 M(+16%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at SA Photonics

Jim Coward

Jim Coward

Chief Executive Officer
Mike Browne

Mike Browne

Vice President & General Manager - Vision Products
Mustafa Veziroglu

Mustafa Veziroglu

Chief Operating Officer, Communications & Sensing
Dave Pechner

Dave Pechner

Chief Technology Officer
Ed Gerhardt

Ed Gerhardt

Vice President of Engineering and Manufacturing
Cindy Gamble

Cindy Gamble

Chief Financial Officer
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SA Photonics Office Locations

SA Photonics has an office in Los Gatos
Los Gatos, CA, US (HQ)
120 Knowles Dr
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SA Photonics Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2002
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SA Photonics Revenue

SA Photonics's revenue was reported to be $27 m in Y, 2018 which is a 15.6% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Y, 2018)

27.0m

Revenue growth (Y, 2017 - Y, 2018), %

15.6%
USDY, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016Y, 2017Y, 2018

Revenue

11.5m14.9m16.7m23.3m27.0m

Revenue growth, %

29%13%40%16%
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SA Photonics Operating Metrics

Sep, 2020

Facility Space, sq. ft.

30 k

Patents (US)

17

Patent Applications (US)

1

Product Categories

2
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SA Photonics Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

95/100

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SA Photonics Online and Social Media Presence

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SA Photonics News and Updates

SA Photonics Demonstrates Next-Generation PilotVision™ Augmented Reality System at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021

SA Photonics, a world leader in head mounted displays for military aviation, is pleased to announce the demonstration of its next-generation PilotVision display at the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021 airshow. This system is a high resolution, wide field of view, daylight readable color head mounted disp…

Blackjack Program Successfully Deploys Two Mandrake 2 Satellites

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) successfully deployed two satellites on June 30 as part of the SpaceX Transporter 2 launch. Both Mandrake 2 spacecraft, Able and Baker, hosted SA Photonics’ optical inter-satellite link (OISL) hardware, and are functioning well and progressing th…

DARPA awards Blackjack contracts to Blue Canyon, SA Photonics

Blue Canyon received a contract for satellite buses. SA Photonics' contract is for optical communications terminals. SpaceNews.com

SA Photonics Delivers First PilotVision Augmented Reality Display

SA Photonics, one of the designers and manufacturers of augmented reality (AR) head mounted displays, is pleased to announce the first commercial sale of its PilotVision AR display.

SA Photonics Releases Innovative SA-62/E Electronic See-Through Augmented Reality Display

SA Photonics announces the release of its innovative SA-62/E augmented reality (AR) display with electronic see-through and almost no peripheral obscuration.

SA-92/S Delivered to U.S. Army for Reconfigurable Virtual Cockpit Trainers

SA Photonics’ SA-92/S Augmented Reality Head Mounted Display was delivered to the U.S. Army PEO-STRI in Orlando for evaluation.
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SA Photonics Blogs

SA Photonics Demonstrates Next-Generation PilotVision™ Augmented Reality System at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021

LOS GATOS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SA Photonics, a world leader in head mounted displays for military aviation, is pleased to announce the demonstration of its next-generation PilotVision display at the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021 airshow. This system is a high resolution, wide...

Blackjack Program Successfully Deploys Two Mandrake 2 Satellites

LOS GATOS, Calif.−−The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) successfully deployed two satellites on June 30 as part of the SpaceX Transporter 2 launch. Both Mandrake 2 spacecraft, Able and Baker, hosted SA Photonics’ optical inter-satellite link (OISL) hardware, and...

SA Photonics’ Space-Based Laser Communications Systems: SDA and DARPA

LOS GATOS, Calif.−−As detailed recently by Breaking Defense, SA Photonics is helping solve a crucial bottleneck in the low-cost satellite constellations in development in the Department of Defense (DOD). By providing reliable, high data rate communications between satellites, SA Photonics’...

SA Photonics Delivers First PilotVision™ Augmented Reality Display

LOS GATOS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SA Photonics, one of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers of augmented reality (AR) head mounted displays, is pleased to announce the first commercial sale of its PilotVision™ AR display. The headset-mounted system, designed for commercial aviation,...

SA Photonics Releases Innovative SA-62/E Electronic See-Through Augmented Reality Display

LOS GATOS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SA Photonics announces the release of its innovative SA-62/E augmented reality (AR) display with electronic see-through and almost no peripheral obscuration. The AR display provides high contrast, bright imagery even when viewed outdoors, as well as full...

SA-92/S Delivered to U.S. Army for Reconfigurable Virtual Cockpit Trainers

LOS GATOS, Calif.–SA Photonics’ SA-92/S Augmented Reality Head Mounted Display was delivered to the U.S. Army PEO-STRI in Orlando for evaluation this week. Bugeye Technologies’ delivery of Reconfigurable Virtual Cockpit Trainers (RVCT) as a part of the U.S. Army Synthetic...
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SA Photonics Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was SA Photonics founded?

    SA Photonics was founded in 2002.

  • Who are SA Photonics key executives?

    SA Photonics's key executives are Jim Coward, Mike Browne and Mustafa Veziroglu.

  • How many employees does SA Photonics have?

    SA Photonics has 109 employees.

  • What is SA Photonics revenue?

    Latest SA Photonics annual revenue is $27 m.

  • What is SA Photonics revenue per employee?

    Latest SA Photonics revenue per employee is $247.7 k.

  • Who are SA Photonics competitors?

    Competitors of SA Photonics include Banner Engineering, IMSAR and Agiltron.

  • Where is SA Photonics headquarters?

    SA Photonics headquarters is located at 120 Knowles Dr, Los Gatos.

  • Where are SA Photonics offices?

    SA Photonics has an office in Los Gatos.

  • How many offices does SA Photonics have?

    SA Photonics has 1 office.