Boeing Purchases OMG’s Motion Imagery Software Business; Steve Nordlund, Ryan Hartman Comment

acquisitionBoeing (NYSE: BA) has bought OMG subsidiary 2d3 Sensing for an undisclosed amount to integrate 2d3’s full motion video processing technology into multiple aircraft platforms.

Steve Nordlund, vice president of unmanned airborne systems at Boeing’s defense, space and security business, said Friday the transaction “supports our effort to differentiate our platforms and services with integrated information solutions.”

2d3’s software products are designed for military and commercial use and have been integrated into ScanEagle and Integrator unmanned aerial systems, built by Boeing unit Insitu.

“Insitu has a long history with 2d3 and by integrating them into the team, we can further leverage the unique capabilities the company offers, ” said Ryan Hartman, Insitu president and CEO.

2d3 employs approximately 40 workers at the company’s offices in California and in the U.K.

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