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Umicore introduces the SXGA compatible lenses, the next-gen thermal vision for sharper horizons at SPIE Photonics West 2024

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In the evolving landscape of infrared technology, the demand for enhanced night vision has fueled the growth of thermal cameras across various sectors, including security and surveillance, automotive, medical imaging, and many more. The adoption of SXGA resolution as the new market standard is a key driver in this transformation, offering precision in low-light measurements. 

Leveraging years of expertise in the infrared domain, Umicore Infrared Solutions team is pleased to introduce the SXGA compatible lens, tailored to meet the evolving market needs. To explore the advancements in infrared imaging technology, industry professionals and enthusiasts are encouraged to visit the Umicore booth (#1927) at the SPIE Photonics West exhibition from January 30th to February 1st. The Umicore IR Solutions team will be on hand to provide detailed insights into the capabilities of their SXGA lenses, guiding attendees through the future possibilities and applications of this innovative technology.

The latest SXGA compatible lenses aspire to catalyze a paradigm shift in the realm of infrared imaging, ushering in a new era of possibilities across a myriad of applications.

Innovative Designs Optimized for SWaP-C and High-Performance

Umicore IR Solutions prioritizes Size, Weight, Power, and Cost (SWaP-C) efficiency while ensuring uncompromised high performance. The innovative design of the SXGA lenses strikes a harmonious balance, providing a compact and lightweight solution without compromising image quality—an ideal choice for applications where space is at a premium.

Versatile Product Offerings with Robust Coating Technologies, including iDLC™ and LWP

Setting a new standard in versatility, the SXGA lenses are equipped with robust coating technologies, including Diamond-Like Carbon Coatings on GASIR® (iDLC™) and Long Wave Pass (LWP). These advanced coatings enhance durability, minimize reflections, and broaden the spectral range, offering unparalleled adaptability across a spectrum of infrared imaging scenarios.

Consistent Quality and Delivery in High Volumes

Umicore IR Solutions takes pride in maintaining consistently high-quality standards while ensuring reliable and timely delivery, even in high volumes. This commitment to excellence ensures that clients receive top-notch products on schedule, meeting the demands of their applications without compromise.

Surety of Supply with GASIR® Chalcogenide Glasses and Fully Vertically Integrated Manufacturing

Umicore IR Solutions guarantees a secure supply chain by utilizing state-of-the-art GASIR® chalcogenide glasses and adopting a fully vertically integrated manufacturing process. This vertical integration ensures control over every aspect of production, from raw materials to the finished product, providing clients with a dependable supply of SXGA lenses for their infrared imaging needs.

By showcasing these SXGA compatible lenses, the Umicore IR Solutions team aims to provide a deeper understanding of the value propositions embedded in this cutting-edge technology, marking a significant step forward in the continuous advancement of the field of infrared imaging. Visit Umicore at SPIE Photonics West to explore the future possibilities and applications unlocked by the SXGA compatible lens.

For more detailed technical information about SXGA-compatible lenses, please consult the table provided below. Should you require further assistance or information, feel free to reach out to our sales representative without hesitation.

WPD f (mm) f/no HFOV (°) Weight (g) Outer diameter (mm) Total track length (mm)
22033 73 1.1 11.8 213 76 82
19094 60 0.95 14.5 199 70 65
20083 35 1.1 24.4 38 37 41
23013 25 1.0 35.0 112 47 47
21048 19 1.0 50.0 111 43 61