VIS-SWIR Camera with Digital Night Vision Capability Launched

By Mike Ball / 09 Aug 2020
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Raptor Photonics Owl 640 N SWIR cameraRaptor Photonics has launched the Owl 640 N VIS-SWIR (visible and shortwave infrared) OEM camera, featuring passive digital night vision capabilities. The state-of-the-art compact camera is based around a 640 x 512 InGaAs imaging sensor with 15μm square pixel pitch, providing visible SWIR wavelength coverage of 600-1700nm, and is ideal for small unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and unmanned vehicle EO (electro-optical) gimbals.

The SWaP (size, weight and power)-optimised camera has a power draw of less than 4W, and an ultra-low readout noise of less than 18 electrons. The system includes temperature stabilization, onboard Automated Gain Control (AGC) and intelligent 3-point Non-Uniform Correction (NUC) for superior imaging quality.

To find out more information on the Owl 640 N VIS-SWIR camera specifications, download the data sheet here.

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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