High Performance Infrared Zoom Lenses for UAVs and Drones: Low-SWaP, Extended-Range, Ruggedized Lenses

Advanced IR Optical Assemblies for UAVs and Drones

By Mike Ball / 06 Jan 2022
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Ophir UAV optics application noteOphir Optronics has released an application note that details how high-quality lenses are crucial for developing mission-critical optics for UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles). These optical assemblies must conform to strict SWaP (size, weight and power) budgets without sacrificing imaging performance.

Download the full application note here

The application note covers:

  • How the requirements for optical assemblies have changed as the UAV industry has grown
  • Imaging applications in both defense and commercial markets
  • How Ophir’s continuous zoom lenses have been designed to meet the low-SWaP challenge
  • The capabilities of Ophir’s optics products that make them ideal for UAV payloads

Advanced UAV optical solutions are created with cutting-edge manufacturing technologies and unique opto-mechanical designs in order to meet strict constraints without sacrificing performance. To find out more, download the full application note.

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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