ABOUT US

Teledyne Nova Sensors is expert in rapid prototyping and manufacturing of IR cameras optimized for size, weight, and power along with rugged environments. Our cameras are in production for small and medium sized UAVs, ground vehicle gimbal mounted and handheld applications. Our price and lead time are very competitive but our customer service is beyond reproach. We also develop world class read out integrated circuits (ROICs) for medium and large format detectors in any wavelength.

HOT PRODUCTS

MWIR Camera For Tactical Applications: Mini-HMIR Hot MWIR 640

MWIR Camera For Tactical Applications: Mini-HMIR Hot MWIR 640

This MWIR camera uses an HgCdTe or III-V based superlattice material type detector with a spectral range of 3-5µm (0.4-5.0µm if required), 15µm pixel pitch, and 640 x 512 resolution. Its size (without lens) is 2” x 3” x 4” and it weighs 270 grams, making it ideal for tactical applications.

InGaAs SWIR Camera: Anacapa 640B

InGaAs SWIR Camera: Anacapa 640B

This SWIR camera utilizes an InGaAs detector with a .9µm to 1.7µm spectral range and 640 x 512 image resolution. It was specifically designed to meet SWaP C requirements for handheld and gimbal applications.

InSb MWIR Camera: Cruz 640B

InSb MWIR Camera: Cruz 640B

This MWIR camera covers the 3-5µm spectral range and its InSb detector provides 640x512 pixel resolution. It has a 15µm pixel pitch, a 14 bit dynamic range, 1ms-30ms integration time, a snapshot integration type, and a 30 Hz max frame rate full window.

Pour-Filled LN2 Scientific Infrared Camera

Pour-Filled LN2 Scientific Infrared Camera

Pour-filled infrared cameras by Teledyne Nova Sensors are ideal for process analysis, quality assurance, and scientific imaging applications. They’ve been designed to allow the user to manipulate integration times, frame times, and cold filters in order to meet a wide variety of precise testing parameters.

MWIR InSb Camera: Cruz 1280

MWIR InSb Camera: Cruz 1280

This latest addition to Nova Sensors’ Cruz MWIR 1280 Camera series uses an InSb detector. It’s ideal for manufacturing, gas detection/filtering, persistent surveillance, and machine vision applications.

Smallest, Lightest, Lowest Power MWIR 640: Mini Cruz (MWIR 640G)

Smallest, Lightest, Lowest Power MWIR 640: Mini Cruz (MWIR 640G)

Nova Sensors’ Mini Cruz (MWIR 640G), a revolutionary design, delivers premium performance from one of the smallest, lightest, lowest-power mid-wave 640s on the market. This 640 x 512 with a 15 µm pixel pitch is sleek, light, and very efficient featuring the latest micro-miniature connectors and a compact cooler (delivering a warm 95K).

Hot Cruz 1280 nBn MWIR Camera System

Hot Cruz 1280 nBn MWIR Camera System

Nova Sensors’ new Hot Cruz 1280 nBn MWIR Camera System combines a state-of-the-art detector with custom electronics for unparalleled imagery in a rugged battle-ready packaging. Resolution is maximized in the spectral range of range of 3µm-4.2µm with a SBF 207 digital FPA, 1280 x 1024 format and 12 µm pixel-pitch. The Hot Cruz (Hot because it operates at 150 Kelvins) also uses less power to interrogate imagery more intently than any camera in its class.

MWIR Camera with Automatic Camera Exposure: Cruz MWIR™ 1280A

MWIR Camera with Automatic Camera Exposure: Cruz MWIR™ 1280A

Nova Sensors' Cruz MWIR™ 1280A camera is a 1280x1024 MWIR camera with a 12µm pixel pitch that produces very sharp images regardless of background temperature thanks to their patented automatic camera exposure (ACE) technology. Nova Sensors can configure this camera to fit within gimbals 9" and larger for scientific, machine vision, and hand-held applications.
Ruggedized MWIR Camera: Cruz MWIR™ 640A

Ruggedized MWIR Camera: Cruz MWIR™ 640A

Nova Sensors had developed the ruggedized Cruz MWIR camera line for critical mission and scientific applications. Ruggedized for harsh environments, the Cruz MWIR™ 640A has a 20µm pixel pitch and a 640x512 pixel format and can be configured for applications including hand-held, scientific, pan and tilt security, machine vision and microscopes. The Cruz camera line features Nova Sensor’s patented automatic camera exposure (ACE), with better than 20 mK NEDT performance over a dynamic background from -20C to +100C resulting in a very clear image irrespective of background temperature.

Small, High Performance, High Resolution SWIR Camera System: Anacapa™ SWIR 640A

Small, High Performance, High Resolution SWIR Camera System: Anacapa™ SWIR 640A

Nova Sensor’s Anacapa™ SWIR 640A is the smallest, highest frame rate, fully integrated off the shelf SWIR 640x512 camera available. This compact, high performance infrared camera system has excellent sensitivity and image quality making it the ideal solution for applications including low light imaging for man-portable and unmanned vehicle payloads, low-power security and surveillance products, spectroscopy, industrial automation and inspection, and more.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Teledyne Nova Sensors

320 Alisal Rd., Suite 104

Solvang, CA 93463

UNITED STATES

Phone: (805) 693-9600

Contact: Louis Kilmer

FEATURED DOWNLOADS

  • Cruz MWIR™ 640A Datasheet

    The 640A has a 20µm pixel pitch and a 640x512 pixel format, ruggedized for the harshest of environments—onboard Force Protection MRAP vehicles. Standard optics configuration comes with an f/2.5 and f/4.0. Cameras include a GUI and SDK, pseudo color, control of a 15-300mm continuous zoom lens, along with our patented automatic camera exposure (ACE), with better than 20 mK NEDT performance over a dynamic background from -20C to +100C resulting in a very clear image irrespective of background temperature. No other cameras in the world have this feature.

  • MWIR Camera For Tactical Applications: Mini-HMIR Hot MWIR 640 Datasheet

    The Mini-HMIR Hot MWIR 640 camera’s small size (2” x 3” x 4”) and light weight (270 grams) make it ideal for tactical applications. It provides 640 x 512 pixel resolution and has a 3-5µm spectral range.

  • InGaAs SWIR Camera: Anacapa 640B Datasheet

    The Anacapa SWIR 640B InGaAs camera provides 640 x 512 image resolution for applications involving man-portable and unmanned vehicle payloads, factory-automated inspection, low power security and surveillance, handheld or gimbal-mounted operations, and more.

  • InSb MWIR Camera: Cruz 640B Datasheet

    The Cruz 640B is an InSb MWIR camera that covers the 3-5µm spectral range.

  • MWIR InSb Camera: Cruz 1280 Datasheet

    This MWIR Camera comes equipped with a 1280 x 1024 or 1280 x 720 InSb detector. This datasheet includes a detailed description of the camera, and information on its specifications and features. To learn more about how it can help with your applications involving machine vision, gas detection and filtering, manufacturing, and persistent surveillance, download the datasheet.

  • Scientific Infrared Cameras

    This datasheet provides an overview of Teledyne Nova Sensors’ liquid nitrogen filled and closed cycle scientific infrared cameras.

  • Hot Cruz MWIR 1280 nBn Datasheet

    Nova Sensors, new Hot Cruz MWIR 1280 nBn camera combines state-of-the-art detectors with custom electronics in rugged, battle-ready packaging, for optimal resolution.  The FPA operates at 140K. The SBF 207 digital FPA, with its 1280 x 1024 format and 12 μm pixel pitch, maximizes resolution in a spectral range of 3 μm - 4.2 μm, and its nBn MWIR detector technology saves on cooling power, which leads to overall savings in size, weight and cost.

  • Smallest, Lightest, Lowest Power MWIR 640: Mini Cruz (MWIR 640G) Datasheet

    This datasheet contains information on the detector, electronics and data range, specifications, and more for the MWIR 640 Mini Cruz.  The Mini Cruz MWIR 640 is ruggedized to MIL-STD-810F and features a 297 gram weight, 15 µm pixel pitch, 95K operating temperature, an EPI InSb (SCD Mini Pelican) detector, and more.

  • Hot Cruz 1280 nBn MWIR Camera System Datasheet

    This datasheet contains information on the detector, electronics and data rate, performance specifications, and more for the Hot Cruz 1280 nBn MWIR Camera System. This camera provides superior image quality in high and low flux environments due to Nova's patented Automatic Camera Exposure (ACE).

  • SWIR Cameras: Surveying The Market Ahead

    The short-wavelength infrared (SWIR) camera market is in the early stage of development relative to cameras in other wavelengths within the electromagnetic spectrum, generating sales revenues of approximately $50 million annually, worldwide. There are a few companies making SWIR cameras in the market and even fewer making the detector material: indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs). By Antonios Vengel, VP of Business Development, Nova Sensors (A Teledyne Majority Owned Company)

  • Anacapa SWIR 640A Datasheet

    Nova Sensor's compact, high performance short wave infrared (SWIR) imager has excellent sensitivity and image quality. It is the smallest and highest frame rate fully integrated commercial off-the-shelf SWIR 640 x 512 camera available. Applications include low-light level imaging for man–portable and unmanned vehicle payloads, low-power security and surveillance products, spectroscopy, factory automated inspection, and more.

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