Santa Barbara Infrared designs and manufactures the most technologically advanced infrared and electro-optical test instrumentation available. SBIR's broad line of innovative products support testing of military and commercial sensor systems and are used world wide in laboratory, production, depot and field test applications.
SBIR was founded in 1986 and quickly became the leader in the electro-optical (E-O) test instrumentation field. In 1999 SBIR became part of HEICO Corporation, an aerospace company based in Hollywood, Florida. HEICO Corporation is a rapidly growing, technology-driven company that has been engaged in niche market segments within the aerospace, aviation and electronics industries for more than 40 years. Additionally, HEICO has been named on Forbes' Best 100 Small Companies list and 200 "Hot Shot Stocks" list routinely.
SBIR has continued to maintain its' leadership position within the test instrumentation field and is still the preferred supplier to many of the major domestic and international manufacturers of E-O sensors and systems.
SBIR's focus is on providing well engineered, cost effective hardware and software solutions to the E-O community. Our extensive design capabilities cover the spectrum of infrared, laser, visible and dynamic scene projection applications. SBIR's proven systems engineering expertise combined with a practical, design-for-manufacturing approach results in production and custom instrumentation for the most discerning customers.