About IOS



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Intelligent Optical Systems, Inc. (IOS) is a highly innovative supplier of sensor, test and measurement solutions to industry, government and research markets with a principal position in physical, chemical, biological, radiological and remote sensing.


We are a leading provider of products for non-destructive testing and inspection using laser ultrasonics, non-lethal security and control systems using advanced optics, and distributed chemical sensors based on proprietary optical fibers. Our technology and product developments have received international acclaim, including selection to Time Magazine's "Best Inventions of 2007" feature.


Our highly experienced staff of scientists and engineers includes subject matter experts in physics, chemistry, biochemistry, signal processing and algorithm development, as well as product development expertise in electronic hardware design, software design and mechanical design for sensors and instruments.


Our locations in Torrance, CA and Pasadena, CA house our state-of-the-art research laboratories, product manufacturing and assembly areas, product sales and corporate offices. IOS laboratories are dedicated to chemical, physical and radiological sensing, optical fiber sensor development, integrated optics, laser ultrasonics, advanced light sources, spectroscopy, biomedical and biochemical research, image analysis and instrument control.


Intelligent Optical Systems, Inc. has established a wide customer base, successfully completing multi-million dollar projects for companies such as General Motors, Honeywell and Smiths Detection, and U.S. Government agencies including NASA, TSWG, NSF, NIH, EPA, the Departments of Energy, Homeland Security, Commerce, Transportation, and Agriculture, and the U.S. Army, the U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Air Force.