Raptor Offers World’s First ½” VGA VIS-SWIR Sensor for Under $10K

By Mike Ball / 19 Jul 2020
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Raptor Photonics Owl-640T VIS-SWIR VGA sensorRaptor Photonics has launched the world’s first ½”/ VGA sensor with 10mm VIS-SWIR (visible to short-wave infrared) response. The InGaAs-based, 640×512 resolution camera features a 10µm x 10µm pixel pitch and is ideal for small unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and unmanned vehicle EO (electro-optical) gimbals.

The SWaP (size, weight and power)-optimised, rugged Owl 640 T has less than 50 electrons readout noise, with a high intra-scene dynamic range of 69dB that enables simultaneous capture of bright and dark portions of a scene. An onboard thermometric cooler stabilizes the sensor temperature without the need for a fan.

Raptor is currently offering a special deal on the Owl 640 T, with volume pricing starting from $9,999. To find out more, visit the Raptor Photonics website.

Posted by Mike Ball Mike Ball is our resident technical editor here at Unmanned Systems Technology. Combining his passion for teaching, advanced engineering and all things unmanned, Mike keeps a watchful eye over everything related to the unmanned technical sector. With over 10 years’ experience in the unmanned field and a degree in engineering, Mike’s been heading up our technical team here for the last 8 years. Connect & Contact
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