About Us

ABOUT HGH, THE OPTRONICS INTERNATIONAL REFERENCE​

Experts in Electro-Optics & Infrared Technology Since 1964

 HGH designs, develops, assembles and sells electro-optics systems for industrial, civil, defense and security applications. The company has established itself as an international reference in terms of innovation in infrared technology through the development of multiple advanced sensors.

“With the trust of key leaders in our three market segments, HGH has gained a worldwide reputation as primary provider of high performance optronics solutions. We still strive to search for electro-optical innovation and technical excellence, and offer the best leading-edge products and services to our customers” 

Thierry Campos, CEO

Our Values

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Innovation

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Customer First

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Team Spirit

Our Mission

We develop innovative electro-optics solutions for surveillance, testing and process monitoring.

Our Business

Wide Area Surveillance 

HGH’s SPYNEL 360° thermal imaging systems take Wide Area Surveillance to the next level. On land or at sea, the SPYNEL thermal cameras capture high-resolution 360° images with automatic and real time detection of unlimited simultaneous targets. The SPYNEL cameras continuously monitor ultra-wide panoramic fields of view to ensure that no event is missed, even in total darkness, or through smoke or inclement weather. SPYNEL, equipped with the CYCLOPE advanced detection and tracking software, is the ultimate solution for 24/7 situation awareness, providing unprecedented real-time security for critical infrastructures.

Test & Measurement 

HGH provides leading-edge IR test equipment, ranging from blackbodies and collimators to integrated test benches used in universities, research labs, detector manufacturers and test centers around the world. Beyond the quest for technical excellence, we strive to offer a complete metrology service to our customers by sharing our experience and best practices, offering expert support, trainings, and commissioning for our integrated solutions.

Industrial Thermography 

HGH manufactures thermal scanners and cameras for remote temperature measurements on rotary kilns and in high-temperature environments, with the highest accuracy. HGH solutions extend equipment lifetime and enable preventative maintenance actions before irreversible damage occurs, thus improving production quality and quantity with reductions in downtime and energy consumption. HGH has sold more than 1000 units worldwide.

HGH at a Glance

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Global Presence 100 countries

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Revenue + 15%
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20 Innovation Awards

Worldwide Presence

With Management and R&D based in France and in the United States, the HGH group is present throughout the world to be as close as possible to its customers and to adapt to the technical and quality requirements of each. Sales and technical support teams are based in North America, Europe and Asia, and HGH has representatives in more than 50 countries.

Each year, HGH is involved in about 50 trade shows around the world. Check out our events calendar or contact us to arrange a meeting.

Awards & Innovations

HGH has received numerous awards for its ability to continuously innovate and offer the latest electro-optics technologies.

  • 20% of sales revenue is invested in R&D
  • Our team comprises of highly qualified engineers in Optics, Mechanics, Electronics and Software
  • We collaborate on R&D projects with prestigious research labs and universities
 

SPYNEL won most of HGH’s innovation awards. The security sensor has the longest detection range on the market and tracks multiple threats over a 360° perimeter for a real-time situational awareness.

mIRcury is a temperature screening system for wide area screening in support of fever detection operations. The turnkey solution was developed in a very reactive way to help reduce the spread of Covid-19.

INFRATEST is a powerful software offering a wide range of tests for any electro-optical system: Visible, NIR and IR cameras, ICCDs, goggles and laser rangefinders. Every year, at least one new version of INFRATEST is released extending and improving its testing capabilities thanks to the most efficient algorithms while constantly searching for an improvement of its ergonomics.

ISO Certification

 

The company group has achieved certification to the new ISO 9001-2015 Quality Management System (QMS) standard, reflecting the organization’s commitment to quality, transparency and customer satisfaction. The QMS is implemented across the HGH headquarters based in Igny and US subsidiary based in Goleta, CA.