Highest Resolution Uncooled Thermal Imaging Camera

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1024x768 infrared images at 30Hz, 640x480 at 60Hz

Sofradir EC, Inc. will be demonstrating their new ATOM 1024 High Resolution Uncooled Thermal Imaging Camera at the SPIE Defense, Security and Sensing Symposium in Orlando, FL, on April 26-28, 2011. The ATOM 1024 (http://www.ircores.com) is the first commercially available uncooled XGA camera available today. Incorporating ULIS’s advanced silicon microbolometer technology, the ATOM 1024 is a true high definition (XGA format) thermal imaging camera specially designed for delivering high resolution images and optimal thermal sensitivity for use in a wide variety of applications.

Because it is based on a large 1024 x 768 microbolometer detector array, the camera delivers a significant improvement in image resolution and detection range. Thanks to the use of the new 17 micron pixel pitch technology microbolometer detector arrays, the array size is quite similar to existing 25 micron pitch VGA systems despite the use of two and a half times increase in the number of pixels. This “double benefit” permits the detector’s integration in to the compact ATOM 1024, delivering the increased performance without compromises in camera size, weight, power or sensitivity. Other performance specifications are outstanding, including excellent thermal sensitivity (<50mk), 30 Hz XGA frame rate (60 Hz for VGA output format), and low power consumption (<1.7W).

The ATOM 1024 will be demonstrated with a variety of infrared objective lenses designed to deliver optimum performance for 17µm pitch sensors. The small Atom 1024 camera is the ideal choice for a wide range of military and COTS thermal imaging systems including handheld, ground vehicle, and airborne EOIR platforms.

Company Background
Headquartered in Fairfield, New Jersey, Sofradir EC, Inc. is a member of the Sofradir Group of companies since December 2008. The company develops and manufactures advanced thermal imaging, near infrared and night vision systems for use in a host of imaging applications. Since 1969, the company has maintained its focus on delivering products that reflect exceptional engineering capabilities. The Electrophysics group continues to offer a product line of scientific imaging systems, night vision modules and portable infrared inspection cameras.

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Brooke Herbst
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