Handheld hazard detection

April 3, 2019
By Brock

Over the past few years, 908 Devices has quietly advanced from a startup to a nearly 100-employee company – making an impact through its work in chemical and biomolecular analysis. It was only a matter of time before the defense community realized the significance of its technology and its potential for saving lives.

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) will use 908 Devices’ High-Pressure Mass Spectrometry™ (HPMS) technology platform for its new Aerosol and Vapor Chemical Agent Detector (AVCAD) program. The program is designed to detect, identify, alarm and report the presence of traditional and advanced threat vapors and aerosols. With roots at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 908 Devices is a pioneer of purpose-built analytical devices for chemical and biomolecular analysis.

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