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Use imec’s SNAPSHOT cameras for real-world applications that require hyperspectral video capabilities.
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Want to test hyperspectral scanning and analysis in the RedNIR range? With this user-friendly real-time USB 3.0 camera from Ximea, integrating imec’s hyperspectral sensor, you’ll be looking at relevant test data within a few minutes after installation.

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image acquisition


spatial resolution

2 Mpx

spectral resolution

15 bands

spectral range

600- 870 nm

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.

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 RedNIR 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 1080

    spectral resolution

    15 bands

    spectral range

    600-870 nm (RedNIR)

    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

    8/10 bits

    camera interface

    USB 3.0 + GPIO + I/O for triggering

    acquisition modes

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

    power consumption

    1.6 Watt

    camera dimensions (W x H x D)32 g without optics

    26 x 26 x 31 mm

    camera weight

    32 g without optics


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

    Rejection filter


    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.

    Contact our business development team.