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SPECIM is a world leading supplier for hyperspectral imaging products, from
ultraviolet through VIS and SWIR up to thermal infrared. SPECIM provides ImSpector
imaging spectrographs, Spectral Cameras and hyperspectral imaging solutions to a
rapidly increasing number of industrial customers and a large scientific clientele.
Specim's AISA family of airborne hyperspectral sensors provides market leading
solutions for remote sensing, from small UAV systems to full featured commercial,
research and military remote sensing tools.
SPECIM hyperspectral products are known for the highest performance at the lowest
budget in the market. They are used in an growing range of demanding applications
like color measurement, chemical imaging, process analytical technology (PAT), life
sciences, and military & security.
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ITRES (1979) is an airborne hyperspectral remote sensing imager manufacturer and worldwide mapping survey provider. ITRES imagers feature unmatched precision, focus, and resolution for hyperspectral and thermal imaging of infrastructure and environmental applications. Our Lidar-ready systems cover all major spectral regions: hyperspectral VNIR CASI, SWIR SASi, MWIR MASI, hyperspectral thermal TASI
and broadband thermal TABI.
Supporting products include multiple sensor operation, remote operation capability, and (soon) in-flight geocorrection. New development: Wide-array thermal TABI-1800. Halve survey costs with a mapping swath twice as wide as the closest competing imager. Applications include mapping shorelines, stream effluent, aquatic habitat, building heat loss, urban heat islands, underground fires, and rapid response.
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Norsk Elektro Optikk A/S (NEO) was established in 1985 as a privately owned research oriented company within the field of electro optics. The company is today one of the largest independent research and development organisations in electro optics in Norway and has established itself as a manufacturer of advanced electro optical products for an international market.
HySpex, NEO’s line of hyperspectral cameras, aims to be a compact, high performance and versatile instrument for a multitude of applications, ranging from airborne to laboratory and industrial use of imaging spectroscopy. NEO performs R&D in the field of hyperspectral imaging in close collaboration with companies and research institutes utilising the HySpex cameras in a wide range of applications. See www.neo.no/hyspex for more information.
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We welcome Headwall Photonics , as a new Whispers sponsor and exhibitor.
Headwall Photonics is the leading designer and manufacturer of imaging spectrometers and spectral instrumentation for remote sensing research, military/defense, and industrial applications and markets. Hyperspec™ imaging spectrometers are available for satellite, airborne, and process control deployment. With exceptional optical efficiency, Headwall’s high performance spectrometers and spectral engines have been selected by OEM and end-user customers around the world for use in critical application environments. Headwall designs and manufactures patented aberration-corrected, spectral instrumentation that is customized for application-specific performance. Headwall Photonics was formed in 2003 as the result of a management buy-out from Agilent Technologies.
SpecTIR, LLC is a small business headquartered in Reno, NV with offices in Easton, MD, Fairfax, VA, and Los Angeles, CA.
SpecTIR, has its foundation in the specialized design and construction of advanced hyperspectral and polarimetric imaging systems. Over the past decade, SpecTIR has advanced to the collection of hyperspectral data, the generation of imagery products from multiple data sources, and industrial solutions for manufacturing processes. Customers include domestic and worldwide commercial mining, mineral and oil exploration corporations, private and civil environmental foundations, university/academic research and development activities, and civil, DoD and Intelligence Community agencies within the U.S. Government.
SpecTIR's staff and partners consist of engineers, spectral and optical scientists, project managers, field and data collection personnel, and a data exploitation division. The firm offers a full array of remote sensing services with expertise ranging from system design, fabrication, and calibration, to data collection and the processing/exploitation of imagery and geodatabases.
HyVista Corporation Pty Ltd was founded in 1999 and is a privately owned Australian company with headquaters in Sydney, Australia. The company specializes in the supply of airborne hyperspectral remote sensing data and information products for a wide range of applications covering earth resource mapping, environmental monitoring, agriculture, urban mapping and many research development projects such as simulating future hyperspectral satellites, defense surveillance, soil degredation and species habitat mapping. HyVista Corporation’s mission is to bring an end to end service to customers requiring airborne hyperspectral surveys and to conduct such surveys on a worldwide basis. To date the company has provided survey services in every continent around the world including more than 30 countries from Austria to Zimbabwe. Hyperspectral remote sensing is a relatively new, but extremely powerful technology. The current high level of commercial interest in the remote sensing technique is a result in no small part to the activities of HyVista Corporation which has, for the first time, made high quality hyperspectral data and information products widely available on a commercial basis. HyVista Corporation’s clients enjoy the best service and data quality commercially available. This world class level of product begins with the the world’s highest performance hyperspectral sensor, a HyMap™ airborne hyperspectral scanner. HyMap™ is a 126 band sensor which provides a combination of spatial resolution, spectral coverage, signal to noise ratio and image quality that is the best on the market. HyVista Corporation is committed to an on-going development program aimed at providing an ever improving service to its customers.[sponsor]
Spectral Sciences, Inc. (SSI) is a research and development company dedicated to producing technical solutions from concept to prototype to meet the needs of its customers. SSI develops cutting-edge technologies for its clients, including aerospace industry-standard computer models, simulation and data analysis software, and unique instrument prototypes. SSI scientists have expertise in radiative transfer, physical modeling, and the development of spectral data analysis tools.
Software for Remote Sensing, Spectroscopy and Imaging SSI scientists are authors of widely recognized computer codes for modeling, simulating and processing atmospheric and space electro-optic radiation environments in 3 dimensions. MODTRAN®5 radiative transfer model, FLAASH and QUAC atmospheric correction software (sold together as the ENVI Atmospheric Correction Module), and MCScene and QUID spectral image scene simulation software are all SSI products.
Spectral Sensing & Imaging Instrumentation SSI has developed a rugged, adaptable technology product line for ground- , aircraft-and space-based spectral imaging, control of aero-turbine combustion, and ambient gas and surface monitoring. Additional sensor systems employ optical gas correlation, tunable diode-lasers, and absorption monitoring.
Optical Phenomenology in Targets and BackgroundsSSI scientists are leading experts in modeling optical signatures from aircraft, rockets, and non-equilibrium sources such as rocket plumes, vapor clouds, and chemical releases.
Advanced Imaging Techniques SSI is applying tomographic reconstruction techniques adapted from radiotherapy to non-destructive testing, concealed object detection, and combustion monitoring concepts.