Thermoteknix's MicroCAM thermal imager uses less than 1 W power

Thermoteknix's 640 × 480-pixel resolution MicroCAM thermal imaging core with 17-μm pixel pitch draws less than 1 W of power and weighs 44 g (0.55 oz).

Thermoteknix MicroCAM thermal imager
Thermoteknix MicroCAM thermal imager

The 640 × 480-pixel resolution MicroCAM thermal imaging core with 17-μm pixel pitch draws less than 1 W of power and weighs 44 g (0.55 oz), making it suitable for low-weight, low-power-consumption applications such as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Two models are available: one with a shutter (requiring a nonuniformity correction, NUC), and another version that employs XTi shutterless technology, which allows for a camera containing no moving parts, that is completely silent in operation, and requires no NUC for uninterrupted viewing.
Thermoteknix Systems Ltd.
Cambridge, UK

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New 640x480 17micron MicroCAM

Thermoteknix Systems Ltd launch new MicroCAM 640x480 resolution camera core with 17micron pitch at SPIE Defense, Security & Sensing 2011...

Thermoteknix unveiled their new 640x480 resolution MicroCAM thermal imaging core with 17micron pixel pitch at the SPIE Defense & Security Symposium in Orlando, Florida last week. Class-leading MicroCAM 640 draws <1.0W of power and weighs just 44g/1.55oz making it ideal for all low weight, low power consumption applications such as UAV’s.

Two models of the new high resolution core are available – one with a shutter (requiring a NUC/Non Uniformity Correction) and another version which utilises Thermoteknix’ patented XTi ® Shutterless Technology. This technology allows for a camera containing no moving parts which is completely silent in operation and requires no NUC, meaning there is no interruption to viewing.

MicroCAM is Thermoteknix’ range of ultra low-powered miniature thermal camera cores which also include 384x288 resolution models and which are incorporated in a number of Thermoteknix products including Clip On Thermal Imagers (ClipIR), handheld binocular devices (TiCAM) and a wealth of OEM products worldwide.

SOURCE: Thermoteknix Systems Ltd

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