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Photonfocus SNAPSHOT NIR

Want to test hyperspectral scanning and analysis in the near-infrared range? With this user-friendly real-time GigE camera from Photonfocus, integrating imec’s hyperspectral sensor, you’ll be looking at relevant test data within a few minutes after the installation.

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image acquisition


spatial resolution

2 Mpx

spectral resolution

24 bands

spectral range

660-980 (NIR)

cube acquisition speed

up to 120/second

Make artifact-free cubes of moving objects thanks to video-rate acquisition.

Enjoy the easy set-up of a system that includes imager, camera and software.

Make hyperspectral images in all environments thanks to the long cable and robust design.

This complete evaluation kit includes, besides the camera, all required accessories, lens recommendations, an optional evaluation setup, acquisition and analysis software, manuals and remote support – from basic help to tailored application support.

The Photonfocus SNAPSHOT NIR is ideal for applications such as:

    • optical sorting in machine vision
    • chemical analysis of material composition
    • food safety and inspection
    • medical & healthcare
    • pharmaceutical manufacturing
    • semiconductor & photovoltaic
    • waste recycling
    • human machine interface
    • minerology & mining
    • precision agriculture
    • security & surveillance

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      spatial resolution

      2035 x 1075

      spectral resolution

      24 bands

      spectral range

      660-980 nm

      imager type

      CMOS imager, CMOSIS CMV2000-based

      acquisition speed

      Up to 42 hyperspectral cubes/second (limit of GigE vision interface)

      pixel pitch

      5.5 μm pixels, 2/3’’ sensor optical format

      bit depth

      8/10 bits


      16/25/35/50 mm lenses, F2.8, C-mount

      Camera interface

      GigE vision + GPIO + I/O for triggering

      software acquisition modes

      HDR modes (dual or multi-exposures for best SNR per band channel)

      power consumption

      <5.1 Watt

      camera dimensions (W x H x D)

      55 x 55 x 52 mm

      camera weight

      265 g without optics


      HSI MOSAIC software for raw image acquisition, data pre-processing, hypercube visualization and classification

      rejection filter


      included accessories

      power supply, ethernet and trigger cables


      Application domains

      Hyperspectral machine vision cameras

      How do you automatically inspect unpredictable processes? Let imec’s real-time hyperspectral cameras keep an eye on your production line.

      Medical hyperspectral imaging

      As a safe and easy-to-use technology, hyperspectral imaging benefits medical practitioners and researchers. And imec’s cameras and sensors answer the needs of both.

      Hyperspectral imaging for agriculture

      With hyperspectral cameras, farmers, growers and researchers can uncover a wealth of information. And harvesting that hyperspectral data is easier than ever.

      Contact our business development team.