Hyperspectral sensor designed for small UAV deployment

June 23, 2014
Headwall Photonics has announced the release of its Nano-Hyperspec sensor, which operators in the VNIR (400-1000nm) spectral range and is designed for use in small, hand-launched unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV).

Headwall Photonics has announced the release of its Nano-Hyperspec sensor, which operates in the VNIR (400-1000nm) spectral range and is designed for use in small, hand-launched unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). The CMOS sensor features a 640 x 480 focal plane array format with a 7.4 µm x 7.4 µm pixel size that achieves a maximum frame rate of 480 fps. The Nano-Hyperspec also features onboard data processing and storage and features 640 spatial bands and 270 spectral bands at a resolution of 2-3 nm. In addition, the sensor has a GigE interface, a 17 mm lens, a 15.9° field of view, and a storage capacity of 480GB. Nano-Hyperspec sensors are suitable for use in UAV applications, including environmental monitoring or agricultural tasks.

To Learn More:

Contact: Headwall Photonics
Headquarters: Fitchburg, MA, USA
Product:
Nano-Hyperspec sensor
Key features: 640 x 480 pixel CMOS sensor with 7.4 µm x 7.4 µm pixel size, 300 fps frame rate, GigE interface.

What Headwall Photonics says:
View more information on the Nano-Hyperspec sensor.

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