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Photonfocus SNAPSHOT NIR

Photonfocus SNAPSHOT VIS

Want to test hyperspectral scanning and analysis in the visual 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 of the installation.

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image acquisition


spatial resolution

2 Mpx

spectral resolution

10 bands

spectral range

475-635 nm

acquisition speed

up to 120 cubes/second

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

2040 x 1016

spectral resolution

10 bands

spectral range

475-635 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 or 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


camera dimensions (W x H x D)

55 x 55 x 52mm

camera weight

265 g without optics


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

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.

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