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24th February 2021
UK grant for IoT sensor networks to detect forest fires

Innovate UK is backing a technology breakthrough that puts Pyreos and Tethir, along with their academic partners, Imperial College London and King’s College London, at the forefront of the fight against wildfires. The grant of £500k from Innovate UK supports the development of the first widely deployable ultra-low power IoT sensor networks to detect forest fires for power companies.

9th February 2021
Gunfire detection and identification with Safe Zone

Pyreos flame and analysis applications, has announced a significant design win with Safe Zone Technologies which supplies gunfire detection systems for indoor spaces. In this application ezPyro infrared detectors are used for high-speed muzzle-flash detection and analysis.

2nd February 2021
Pyreos design ecosystem enables faster development

Pyreos has bolstered its level of design support to customers by launching Pyreos Design Partners, a design and development referral service to accelerate and de-risk new product development across key market segments.

14th January 2021
Medical breath analysis infrared sensor market grows

Pyreos has announced steep revenue growth in medical breath analysis applications for critical care settings and also in sensors for breath analysis for handheld battery powered consumer health products.

10th December 2020
ezPyro SMD Dual pyroelectric sensor delivers efficiency

Pyreos has confirmed that its ezPyro SMD Dual is shipping in prototype form for a new wider range of substances, and benefits from all software and hardware components of the established Pyreos development ecosystem.

24th November 2020
Pyreos announces Gary Palmer as new VP of Ops

Pyreos, the supplier of integrated digital SMD pyroelectric detector systems for gas, flame and analysis markets, has announced that Gary Palmer has joined in the newly created role of Vice President of Operations.

23rd November 2020
Applications for ezpyro SMD+ pyroelectric sensor system

Pyreos has announced a new broader range of applications with its ezPyro SMD+ series, bringing fast and accurate detection in a small, low cost integrated subsystem to a wider range of anaesthetic, refrigerant and exhaust gases as well as foodstuff analysis, including fats, sugars, alcohols and proteins.

16th November 2020
Pyreos joins SEMI to boost innovation opportunities

Pyreos has joined SEMI, the industry organisation serving the global electronics manufacturing and design supply chain. Becoming a SEMI Associate Member enables Pyreos to play a more prominent role in forging future international standards and complex technology roadmaps in various industries and participate in collaborative research to help accelerate new product development and improve supply chain management.

9th July 2020
Pyreos announces Ian Jenks as Non-Executive Chairman

Pyreos has announced the appointment of Ian Jenks as its new non-executive chairman with effect from the 28th May. He succeeds Howard Ford, who is leaving after seven years in the role. Ian’s appointment is the latest part of a long-term plan to increase international semiconductor and photonics experience on the board.

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12th May 2020
Pyreos signs EPS Global for pan-European sales role

EPS Global has signed up to sensor supplier Pyreos’s pan-European distribution network.

9th April 2020
Pyroelectric detectors for equipment fighting COVID-19

Pyreos has announced that during the COVID-19 pandemic it is prioritising delivery of its infrared pyroelectric detectors to manufacturers of critical medical systems, particularly capnography systems and anaesthetic gas monitors.

24th June 2019
Dual-channel SMD pyroelectric sensor debuts in Nuremberg

A dual-channel SMD (surface mount) pyroelectric sensor – ezPyro SMD Dual has been released by Pyreos and prototypes will be displayed at the Sensor + Test 2019 exhibition and conference in Nuremberg (June 25-27).

21st June 2019
Infrared sensors feature enhanced Signal Noise Ratio

Samples of the latest variant of its pyroelectric product ranges are available from Pyreos. The methane (CH4) product range has extremely high sensitivity to methane and related hydrocarbons and offers a fast, stable response over a wide operating frequency range.

20th June 2019
Pyroelectric sensor debuts at Sensor + Test 2019

Product announcements and recent advancements in its technology will be showcased by Pyreos at Sensor + Test 2019 in Nuremberg (June 25-27). Visitors to the Pyreos stand in Hall 5 stand 24 will be able to see three new product introductions.

25th March 2019
Pyreos announce 50% price reduction on its pixel linear array

Pyreos has announced that due to significant market growth, as well as major yield and cost improvements, it has reduced the volume price of its 128 pixel linear array product line by 50%. This is the steepest price reduction in the company’s history and enables customers to offer spectrometers for use in market segments previously considered too price sensitive for this high end technology. Pyreos linear array prices will now fall bel...

19th December 2018
Pyreos signs EQ Photonics in Germany

Pyreos has extended its distribution network with the addition of EQ Photonics, based near Munich, as its distributor in Germany. This delivers on a recent announcement of the expansion of distributor coverage as a key pillar to its growth strategy.

22nd November 2018
Dual and quad analogue infrared sensor range expanded

Manufacturer of miniature, rugged, pyroelectric, mid-infrared sensors, Pyreos, has expanded its sensor portfolio by 30% in response to growing demand from customers in a wide range of market sectors. The TO39-packaged pyroelectric infrared detectors offer high signal-to-noise ratio (SNR), fast response, high frequency operation, and high temperature stability.

2nd August 2018
Low cost mid-infrared spectrometry in the field

  Manufacturer of tiny, rugged, pyroelectric, mid-infrared sensors and detectors with 157 patents in sensors and ATR spectrometry, Pyreos welcomes Ocean Optics to the growing list of customers using the Pyreos family of 128-element infra-red (IR) linear arrays.

27th June 2018
Digital flame sensor boosts detection distances

The Sensor + Test exhibition in Nuremberg provided the platform for Pyreos to unveil its ezPyro TO flame sensor with a digital interface. It offers longer distance detection and an impressive field of vision exemplified by CEO Andrew Wallace using a lighter flame virtually sideways on from a distance of six feet and still drawing a response from the sensor.

12th May 2016
"World's smallest" pyro-electric sensor features digital interface

ezPyro is claimed to be the world’s smallest pyro-electric sensor with a digital interface by Pyreos. It was launched at at the SENSOR+TEST exhibition in Nuremburg. The ezPyro has a broad range of applications, including in the detection of flames, gases, movements and gestures, opening up a whole variety of uses, including the $25bn (£18bn, €22bn) wearable technology market.

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