In this video, Photonics Online is introduced to the new GA-1280J-15A InGaAs SWIR digital video camera by Martin Ettenberg, Ph.D., director of business development for Goodrich ISR Systems. Launched at SPIE DSS 2011, the GA-1280J-15A is 1280 x 1024 pixel, 15 um pitch, 60 Hz shortwave infrared camera. According to Ettenberg, it's the first 1280 by 1024 on 15 micron pitch SWIR camera. It comes in an OEM version, which can be inserted in systems, as well as a camera platform.
Ettenberg also discusses the company's SU640HSX-1.7RT camera, which was introduced to the market about 6 months ago. This 640 x 512 camera is mil-hardened InGaAs SWIR camera that goes from -40 to 70 degrees C. It's the highest sensitivity 640 x 512 on the market, Ettenberg said, able to go "from starlight all the way to daylight" sensitivity.