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imec SNAPSHOT SWIR 9 bands

Want to test hyperspectral scanning and analysis in the short-wave infrared range? With this user-friendly real-time USB 3.0 camera, you’ll be looking at relevant test data within minutes after the installation.

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image acquisition


spatial resolution

640 x 480 px (VGA)

spectral resolution

9 bands

spectral range

1100-1650 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.

Discover the broad potential of the SWIR bands to see invisible features.


  • 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

Dual-use export controls apply to this product.

spatial resolution

VGA (640 x 480 px)

spectral resolution

9 bands

spectral range

1100-1650 nm (SWIR)

imager type

InGaAs-based, Cardinal 640 sensor with TEC cooler electronic

acquisition speed

Up to 120 hyperspectral cubes/second (limit of USB 3.0 interface)

pixel pitch

15 μm pixels

bit depth

13 bits


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

camera interface

USB 3.0 + GPIO + I/O for triggering

software acquisition modes

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

power consumption

2 Watts at 60 FPS

camera dimensions (W x H x D)

65 x 65 x 130 cm

camera weight

260 g without lens


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

rejection filter


included accessories

USB 3.0 and power + trigger cables


Application domains

Hyperspectral machine vision cameras
From visible to SWIR Request your demo
Medical hyperspectral imaging
From visible to SWIR Request your demo
Hyperspectral imaging for agriculture
From visible to SWIR Request your demo

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