SA Photonics

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SA Photonics designs and develops laser communication equipment, satellite sensors, fiber optic gyros, and vision systems for defense, aerospace, aeronautical, terrestrial telecommunications, and semiconductor industries. It offers products and technologies which include solutions for coherent communications, head-mounted displays, high power microwave sensors, LADAR/LIDAR systems, fast steering mirror sense and control systems, compact fiber gyros, high power pulsed fiber lasers, and RF beamformers.

HQLos Gatos, US

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2019)75(+2%)
Revenue (Y, 2017)$23.3 M(+40%)

Key People/Management at SA Photonics

Jim Coward

Jim Coward

Dave Pechner

Dave Pechner

Mike Browne

Mike Browne

General Manager, Vision Products
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SA Photonics Office Locations

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

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SA Photonics Revenue

SA Photonics's revenue was reported to be $23.30 m in Y, 2017 which is a 39.5% increase from the previous period.

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SA Photonics Operating Metrics

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SA Photonics Online and Social Media Presence

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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...

PilotVision™ Garners Attention During Debut at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019

LOS GATOS, Calif.–The PilotVision™ product debut at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019 proved successful, with SA Photonics’ new prototype augmented reality system garnering significant attention from the General Aviation community. PilotVision clips on to a set of communications headgear and provides...

SA Photonics’ PilotVision™ Augmented Reality Display to Debut at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019

LOS GATOS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SA Photonics, one of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers of augmented reality head mounted displays, is pleased to introduce its newest product PilotVision™ at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019. PilotVision clips on to a set of communications...

Mustafa Veziroglu to Lead SA Photonics’ Communications and Sensing Division

LOS GATOS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SA Photonics, the leader in free space optical (FSO) communications for terrestrial, airborne and space applications, is pleased to announce that Mr. Mustafa Veziroglu has been promoted to the role of Vice President and General Manager for...

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, Dave Pechner and Mike Browne.

  • How many employees does SA Photonics have?

    SA Photonics has 75 employees.

  • What is SA Photonics revenue?

    Latest SA Photonics annual revenue is $23.3 m.

  • What is SA Photonics revenue per employee?

    Latest SA Photonics revenue per employee is $310.7 k.

  • Who are SA Photonics competitors?

    Competitors of SA Photonics include LeddarTech, CyberOptics and iView Displays.

  • 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.