Tech Tidbits From Around NH

Connection wins Pro Patria award, Kumar promoted at Red River … and more
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L3Harris Technologies has delivered 40 new enhanced night vision goggles produced at the its facility in Londonderry, the initial shipment in a $442 million, three-year contract with the U.S. Army. The ENVG-B goggles feature a new high-resolution display and an embedded soldier wireless personal area network, rapid target acquisition and augmented reality algorithms to interface with the Army’s Nett Warrior system.

Senet Inc., a Portsmouth-based provider of cloud-based software and services platforms for connectivity and networks related to the Internet of Things has introduced a full suite of radio access network planning and management tools to support deployment of commercial LoRaWAN (low-power wide-area network) solutions that the company says will allow network operators, tower companies, municipalities, building owners and solution providers to design, deploy and manage carrier-grade, indoor and outdoor LoRaWAN networks.

Progressive Manufacturing Inc. West Lebanon, hired Andrew Metz as a project engineer to work on product development Progressive’s fireplace brand, SÓLAS.

Kush Kumar has bee named chief revenue officer of Claremont-based IT firm Red River. Kumar, who most recently held the title of vice president of public sector sales, joined Red River in 2011 and has led sales teams that have averaged year over year double-digit revenue growth, the company said.

Merrimack IT provider Connection Inc. has been awarded the Pro Patria Award by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, which is given annually to employers that demonstrate support to Guard and Reserve employees through their leadership and practices, including adopting personnel policies that make it easier for employees to participate in the National Guard and Reserve. Connection was recognized in an online ceremony that included Gov. Chris Sununu, Bruce Thompson, state chair of ESGR New Hampshire, and Adjutant General David Mikolaities.

“Supportive employers are critical to maintaining the strength and readiness of the nation’s Guard and Reserve units,” said Thompson.

Swedish Defense and security company Saab AB has signed a three-year contract with XMRealityof Portsmouth for its Remote Guidance system, an artificial reality-enabled tool that lets the user communicate with gestures, speech, chat and pointers with someone at a completely different place. The initial order value is approximately $180,000, XMReality said.

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