Design Net acquired Advanced Distributed Sensor Systems, Inc. in 2011, becoming the Design Net Sensor Systems (DNSS) division of DNET and subsequently a business unit of Nightvision when DNET was acquired in 2015. DNSS researches, develops, integrates, sells and services small, lightweight, and ultra-low power sensor systems and related networks for classified and unclassified missions and operations.

Our Sensor core competencies include:

  • System Requirements Analysis
  • System Trade Studies
  • Development of Discrete/Mission-Specific Sensor Technologies
  • Electrical Design
  • Embedded Systems Design
  • Firmware
  • Software
  • RF Communications
  • Mechanical Design
  • Systems Integration
  • System Qualification and Validation Testing
  • System Service


  • Chemical
  • Biological
  • Radiological
  • Nuclear
  • Weapons Discharge
  • Visual
  • Auditory
  • Motion
  • Meteorological: (Temperature, Humidity, Wind Direction, Wind Velocity, Visibility, Barometric Pressure, Ambient Light, Rainfall)