The Impact-Echo method and instrument were invented by Mary J. Sansalone of Cornell University. Impact-Echo Instruments, LLC was founded in 1997 by Mary J. Sansalone and William Streett, Professor Emeritus of Engineering at Cornell University.
Today, Impact-Echo Instruments is the world leader in developing and marketing nondestructive instruments for evaluating concrete and masonry structures, catering to DOT engineers, construction companies, testing companies and forensic test consultants.
IDS is an engineering system technology company, providing research and innovation in the electromagnetic field for Civil and Defence markets. The company's turnover in 2010 was over 35 million Euro, 350 employees and operate in 40 Countries.We areorganised into four divisions, each focused on guaranteeing customized solutions and products:
- Naval division
- Aeronautical Division
- Aeronavigation Division
- Georadar Division