Penetrating Gaze: Ryan Smith, CEO of ImSAR, holds his company’s featherweight radar unit, which can provide real-time aerial images of the ground day or night, even through smoke or dense fog.PHOTO: LANCE W. CLAYTON
Snapshot: Sideways Glances
Goal: To develop the world’s smallest synthetic-aperture radar system.
Why: it’s a winner It crams a roomful of electronic equipment into something the size of a shoebox.
Where: Salem, Utah
Staff: About 20
Budget: Info not available
When: First field deployments expected in 2009