Camera's FPA sensor provides sensitivity of 0.9-1.70 m

DECEMBER 31, 2008--The OWL SW1.7 uses SWIR sensor technology for day/night surveillance performance.

DECEMBER 31, 2008--The OWL SW1.7 uses SWIR sensor technology for day/night surveillance performance. Featuring a high-sensitivity InGaAs FPA sensor developed by Alcatel-Thales III-V lab, the camera offers 320 x 256-pixel resolution, with pixel pitch of 30 x 30 μm. Response sensitivity is in the range of 0.9 to 1.70 m, allowing exposure time from 500 ns to 500 ms for optimum image quality in all conditions. It is suitable for passive surveillance, thermal imaging of hot objects (in a range of 150-800 degrees C), night-vision driver viewing, and low-light imaging scientific applications. The lightweight, ultracompact camera includes RS-485 communication.
Raptor Photonics
Larne, UK
www.raptorphotonics.com

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PRESS RELEASE

Raptor Photonics Limited introduces:
New InGaAs based SWIR camera at Shephard Night Vision Conference

Shephard Night Vision, October 2008, London -- Raptor Photonics Ltd is launching a ground breaking, compact and rugged SWIR camera; based on a state of the art, European made and designed, high sensitivity InGaAs FPA sensor. Raptor Photonics has selected the Cactus Sensor Module, developed by Alcatel Thales III-V Lab, to ensure optimum camera performance. The latest in SWIR camera innovation, the OWL SW1.7, boasts a
number of unique benefits for passive surveillance and low light imaging applications.

The OWL SW1.7 series offers high sensitivity response in the 0.9 to 1.70m range, allowing exposure time from
500ns to 500ms, to give optimum image quality in all conditions. It is the ultimate SWIR camera, ideal for
sophisticated passive surveillance tasks, thermal imaging of hot objects (in a range of 150 to 800 degrees C), night vision driver viewer, and low light imaging scientific applications. This light-weight, ultra compact SWIR camera, including RS485 communication, enables easy integration into surveillance and security systems.

Raptor Photonics Limited, renowned for innovative EMCCD product development, has designed the OWL SW1.7 camera with the user in mind, offering flexible solutions to customer requirements. This latest camera
demonstrates the company's technical expertise and offers the ultimate performance in surveillance and low light scientific applications.

Alcatel Thales III-V Lab is very proud to have been selected for this product development. Alcatel-Thales III-V Lab is a joint R&D facility dedicated to microelectronic and optronic III-V devices, and particularly to IR photodetector arrays for imagery.

The OWL SW1.7 is available now. For more information, please contact: Raptor Photonics Limited Alcatel-Thales III-V lab
Tel: +44 (0) 2828 270 141 Email: sales@3-5lab.fr
Email: sales@raptorphotonics.com

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