Want to test your application by capturing real-time spectral data in the visual range? With this user-friendly USB 3.0 camera from XIMEA, integrating imec’s spectral sensor, you will have video-rate acquisition of sample data within a few minutes after installation.

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image acquisition


spatial resolution

2 MP

spectral resolution

16 bands

spectral range

460 -600 nm

cube acquisition speed

up to 120 cubes/second

Make artifact-free cubes of moving objects thanks to video-rate acquisition.
Use this compact and light-weight camera wherever you want.
Enjoy and easy set-up of a system that includes imager, camera and software.

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 VIS is ideal for applications such as:

  • robotic surgery
  • surgical microscopy
  • global scale monitoring and sensing
  • robotic anomaly detection
  • security & surveillance
  • precision agriculture
  • waste management
  • food inspection
  • process monitoring
  • environment sensing

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spatial resolution

2048 x 1088 (2MP after reconstruction)

spectral resolution

16 bands

spectral range

460-600 nm (VIS)

imager type

CMOS imager, CMOSIS CMV2000-based

acquisition speed

up to 120 hyperspectral cubes/second

pixel pitch

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

bit depth

10 bit



camera interface

USB3.0 + GPIO for triggering

power consumption

1.5 Watt

camera dimensions

(W x H x D): 26 x 26 x 31 mm

camera weight

32 g without optics


HSI Mosaic software for raw image acquisition, data pre-processing, data cube visualization and classification & API for acquisition and pre-preprocessing in custom software

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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