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FLIR systems honored for work on Boston case

By John Palminteri, KEYT - KCOY - KKFX Senior Reporter, johnp1250@aol.com
Published On: May 21 2013 09:57:40 PM CDT
Updated On: May 22 2013 05:48:14 PM CDT

Police camera used chip made in Goleta

GOLETA, Calif. -

FLIR systems in Goleta has been honored by the city for creating the camera part that helped to locate the second Boston bombing suspect.

A chip made at the Goleta facility was in the police camera that spotted the suspect hiding in a boat, at night, using infrared technology.

FLIR was given a special resolution by Goleta Mayor Roger Acevas at Tuesday's meeting.

The company is one of the most successful businesses in Goleta and plans an expansion in 2014.

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