WDS 2022: Bulgarian company Optix showcases new thermal imaging and night vision devices

Optix designs, produces and markets its own series of thermal imaging and night vision devices, day scopes and integrated systems for strategic surveillance and security. The company offers in its portfolio innovative solutions for the sectors of defense, security, nature protection, sport hunting optics, medicine and industry. Due to the certified quality standards, Optix is a reliable partner for deliveries of optical, mechanical and electronic assemblies and elements. The company is selling its products in more than 45 countries from all around the world.

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Optix BidentifieR is a single channel uncooled thermal imaging binocular designed especially for military and law enforcement personnel, for prolonged observation and reconnaissance (Picture source: Army Recognition)

Established in 1998 as a 100% private company Optix specializes in the design and manufacturing of optical, optomechanical and optoelectronic assemblies and devices for military and law enforcement applications. Competently applying modern technologies, OPTIX JSC executes the entire production cycle – from design and implementation of prototypes to serial production of components, assemblies and devices.

Optix JSC is the first firm in Bulgaria and one of the first companies in Europe that has successfully implemented a quintuple integrated management system, including the following international standards: ISO 9001:2015 – Quality management, ISO/IEC 27001:2017 – Information Security, ISO 14001:2015 – Environmental Protection, AQAP 2110 – Military Standard of NATO, ISO 45001:2018 – Labour health and safety. Optix is one of the first companies in Bulgaria to obtain a certification in accordance with NATO standards AQAP 2110. The company is awarded the manufacturer/ supplier NCAGE code 001BU in the NATO codification system.

The production meets all the requirements of European and world standards – DIN, MIL, ISO, BS. The contemporary design, ergonomics and high technical characteristics of the products are comparable to the best world samples and excite a well-founded interest of the leading companies in the optical, medical and defense industries.

Optix JSC has implemented a CAD/CAM system for design, analysis, development and testing of devices in a united electronic environment. The company has integrated an ERP – system for business resource management of all operational levels – supply, production, sales, finance and accounting.

Optix wins numerous competitions for production and delivery of high technological mobile surveillance and security systems for patrol of the National border of Bulgaria. The Bulgarian peacekeeping troops abroad are equipped with night vision and thermal vision devices persistent on the harsh weather conditions which are developed and manufactured by the company.

Optix is the only company in Bulgaria, which develops and manufactures a full range of special optical devices and systems for the army and police forces:
• night vision goggles and binoculars;
• day and night sights for small arms;
• integrated systems for day/night surveillance;
• mobile thermal vision systems for border control and surveillance;
• systems for perimeter and outside perimeter guarding and beforehand warning of the approaches to objects of strategic purposes;
• lenses for LCD projection systems;
• special equipment for measurement and testing.

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Optix ZiR-100 is a clip-on thermal device that can be used as a weapon-mounted system for observation, target detection or passive target acquisition during day and night (Picture source: Army Recognition)

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Optix ZiR-100 (Picture source: Army Recognition)