Want to test hyperspectral scanning and analysis in the near-infrared range? With this user-friendly USB 3.0 camera from XIMEA, integrating the imec 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

660-960 nm

cube acquisition speed

up to 120/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.
Use this compact and light-weight camera wherever you want.

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 XIMEA 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

spatial resolution

2035 x 1075

spectral resolution

24 bands

spectral range

660-960 nm (NIR)

imager type

CMOS imager, CMOSIS CMV2000-based

acquisition speed

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

pixel pitch

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

bit depth

10 bits


16/25/35/50 mm lenses, C-mount

camera interface

USB 3.0 + GPIO for triggering

power consumption

< 1.8 Watt

camera dimensions (W x H x D)

26 x 26 x 31 mm

camera weight

27 g without optics


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

included accessories

USB 3.0 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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