ABOUT SIERRA-OLYMPIC TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

Sierra-Olympic Technologies, Inc.  ̶  experts in thermal imaging technology  ̶  designs, manufactures and distributes cameras, components, and systems solutions for infrared (IR) camera users and integrators. Products include cooled, uncooled, and OEM infrared cameras, accessories, digital acquisition, and image processing systems. We provide full engineering services and support and are able to customize our systems to meet your specific requirements. We offer very high-value, cost-effective thermal imagers for R&D, OEM, commercial, and security applications, available for easy purchase directly from our web site.

Our newest uncooled longwave infrared camera series, the Vinden CZ, features a continuous zoom and chassis body for easy integration into systems.

The company was founded in 1995 as a sales firm representing major companies who developed advanced infrared camera technologies. Sierra-Olympic brings extensive experience and innovative engineering, products, and sales support to commercial, government, military/defense, surveillance, R&D, OEM, and end user applications. From the earliest days of commercially available indium antimonide (InSb) focal plane arrays (FPAs)  ̶  to the most current FPA-based imaging technologies  ̶  Sierra-Olympic provides infrared imaging expertise and advanced IR imagers to customers worldwide.

PRODUCTS

Full HD Thermal Camera: Vayu HD Full HD Thermal Camera: Vayu HD

Sierra-Olympic introduces the Vayu HD – the world’s first full high definition, uncooled, 1080p output thermal camera designed to deliver unmatched 1920 x 1200 image resolution, sensitivity, and detector quality for the most stunning thermal images from a stand-alone commercially designed camera.   

World’s First True HD Thermal Camera: Viento HD Lab World’s First True HD Thermal Camera: Viento HD Lab

Sierra-Olympic is proud to present the new Viento HD Lab camera, the first longwave infrared (LWIR) camera designed with true high-definition imaging at 1900 x 1200 pixel resolution. This fully functional camera system is based on a unique 1920 x 1200 x 12 µm uncooled sensor, making the imager ideal for users who require the maximum number of pixels available in a thermal, commercially-supported imaging system.

High-Resolution Thermal Camera With GigE Vision® And Power Over Ethernet: Viento-G High-Resolution Thermal Camera With GigE Vision® And Power Over Ethernet: Viento-G

Sierra-Olympic offers the new Viento-G, a simple-to-use thermal camera designed for a wide array of thermal monitoring applications and custom OEM applications that require high reliability, excellent resolution, and affordability. The feature-rich thermal imager is able to view and control the video and supply power using a single, standard Ethernet cable via GigE Vision® and Power over Ethernet (PoE) industry standards.

Rugged Thermal Camera For Outdoor Perimeter Surveillance And Robotics: Viento 67-640 Rugged Thermal Camera For Outdoor Perimeter Surveillance And Robotics: Viento 67-640

The Sierra-Olympic Viento 67-640 is a rugged thermal camera designed for careful object detection and classification in perimeter surveillance, robotics, motion detection, and other rugged outdoor applications. Designed to be able to operate in wet, dusty, and difficult environments, this imager offers standard NTSC/PAL composite video output as well as uncompressed digital output for applications requiring full-fidelity data transmission.

Tamron LWIR Zoom Lenses For OEM And Surveillance Applications Tamron LWIR Zoom Lenses For OEM And Surveillance Applications

The new Tamron family of longwave infrared (LWIR) lenses from Sierra-Olympic Technologies provides optimal lens solutions for OEM and security/surveillance imaging applications. Designed to operate throughout the 8 – 14 µm spectral range, these LWIR zoom lenses have excellent parafocality (focus through zoom) and also offer continuous, precision athermalization, low weight, and low power.

NIT, WDR InGaAs SWIR Camera Family NIT, WDR InGaAs SWIR Camera Family

The New Imaging Technologies' (NIT) wide dynamic range (WDR), InGaAs shortwave infrared (SWIR) sensors and camera systems are designed with the purpose of delivering a dynamic range greater than 140 dB in a single snapshot without any processing or tone mapping. 

Long-Range, All-Weather, MWIR Security And Surveillance System: 550CZ-18 Long-Range, All-Weather, MWIR Security And Surveillance System: 550CZ-18

The 550CZ-18 is a long-range MWIR security and surveillance system designed with high-end performance and G5-IR reliability in all-weather situations. With its continuous zoom lens that produces an 18° horizontal field of view (HFOV) at a wide angle, and a 1° HFOV at a narrow angle, this camera is optimized for long range detection and recognition, and ease of use.

Continuous Zoom Thermal Cores: Vinden 105 & Vinden 150 Continuous Zoom Thermal Cores: Vinden 105 & Vinden 150

The Vinden 105 & 150 Cores are continuous zoom thermal imaging modules with high resolution 320 x 240 or 640 x 480 FPA technology. They are equipped with 35-105mm, or 50-150mm LWIR CZ optics for excellent parfocal performance, zoom boresight, athermalization, and repeatability.

Continuous Zoom Thermal Cameras: Vinden 105 EX & Vinden 150 EX Continuous Zoom Thermal Cameras: Vinden 105 EX & Vinden 150 EX

The Vinden EX series is made up of two thermal imaging cameras with continuous optical/digital zoom. The Vinden 105 EX and Vinden 150 EX are designed with a 35-105mm or 50-150mm lens, and a 12x zoom factor for a 640 x 480 resolution, or a 6x zoom factor for a 320 x 240 resolution. They are also equipped with a highly parfocal optic that has the ability to keep objects in perfect focus throughout the entire zoom range.

Thermal Imaging Camera: Cox CX640 Thermal Imaging Camera: Cox CX640

The Cox CX640 Camera is a high-performance thermal imaging system featuring a 640 x 480 pixel resolution, a 17 µm pixel pitch, uncooled LWIR imaging arrays, and a complete package of all necessary cables, optics, power supplies and PC software. This high-value thermal imager is ideal for a wide variety of radiometric imaging applications including fire detection, medical imaging, manufacturing quality control and laboratory R&D.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Sierra-Olympic Technologies, Inc.

3100 Cascade Ave

Hood River, OR 97031

UNITED STATES

Phone: 541-716-0015

Fax: 541-387-0443

NEWS

  • Sierra-Olympic Selected by Leonardo DRS As Master Distributor Of Uncooled Thermal Camera Cores In U.S.
    Sierra-Olympic Selected by Leonardo DRS As Master Distributor Of Uncooled Thermal Camera Cores In U.S.

    Sierra-Olympic Technologies (www.sierraolympic.com), supplier of infrared (IR) and thermal imaging components, cameras, and systems solutions for innovative imaging applications, has signed an agreement with Leonardo DRS, Inc. (www.leonardodrs.com) to become its U.S. master distributor of commercial uncooled thermal camera cores.

  • Vayu HD - Full HD, Uncooled 1080p Thermal Imager For Perimeter Security, Rugged Military Imaging, And Airborne Reconnaissance
    Vayu HD - Full HD, Uncooled 1080p Thermal Imager For Perimeter Security, Rugged Military Imaging, And Airborne Reconnaissance

    Sierra-Olympic Technologies, supplier of infrared (IR) and thermal imaging components, cameras, and systems solutions for innovative imaging applications, introduces the Vayu HD, an uncooled thermal camera with true high definition (1920 x 1200 pixels) and capable of 1080p output. The new thermal imager replaces the recently introduced Viento HD and Viento HD IP67 cameras and features the same longwave infrared (LWIR) spectral response from 8 to 14 µm, making it ideal for security, border protection, military imaging, airborne recon, and wide area surveillance.

  • World’s First Full HD 1080p Thermal Imager Available In  Rugged IP67 Environmental Housing
    World’s First Full HD 1080p Thermal Imager Available In Rugged IP67 Environmental Housing

    Sierra-Olympic Technologies, supplier of infrared (IR) and thermal imaging components, cameras, and systems solutions for innovative imaging applications, announces the new Viento HD IP67, a full HD 1080p thermal camera with an IP67 environmentally-rated enclosure. The unique, high-definition longwave-infrared (LWIR) imager is in a rugged housing that provides total protection against dust, and protects against the effects of water immersion to depths between 15 cm and 1 meter.

  • Sierra-Olympic Introduces Easy-to-Use, Thermographically-Calibrated Thermal Camera
    Sierra-Olympic Introduces Easy-to-Use, Thermographically-Calibrated Thermal Camera

    Sierra-Olympic Technologies recently introduced the affordable Viento-GT, an easy-to-use, thermographically-calibrated thermal camera. The Viento-GT is a highly reliable, high resolution and low-cost thermal imager that can deliver thermographically-calibrated digital data for every pixel. The camera is easy to power and control via a single Ethernet cable using the Gig-E Vision® and Power over Ethernet (PoE) standards.

  • Sierra-Olympic’s High-Resolution, Low-Cost Thermal Camera with GigE Vision® and Power over Ethernet
    Sierra-Olympic’s High-Resolution, Low-Cost Thermal Camera with GigE Vision® and Power over Ethernet

    HOOD RIVER, OR – January 23, 2017 – Sierra-Olympic Technologies, supplier of infrared (IR) and thermal imaging components, cameras, and systems solutions for innovative imaging applications, introduces the Viento-G, an easy-to-use, affordable thermal camera. 

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VIDEOS

  • Design Challenges And Considerations For Developing High Definition Infrared Cameras
    Design Challenges And Considerations For Developing High Definition Infrared Cameras

    There are unique challenges involved in bringing infrared cameras up to the high-definition standards we’ve all grown accustomed to for cameras in the visible range. Chris Johnston with Sierra-Olympic Technologies spent a few minutes at DCS 2017 to speak about these challenges.

  • Product Video: High Definition In Thermal Imaging
    Product Video: High Definition In Thermal Imaging

    At Photonics West 2017, Chris Johnston with Sierra-Olympic talked to us about the challenges of developing high definition thermal imagers, as well as some of his company’s accomplishments regarding independent infrared imaging.

  • Standing Out In Crowded SWIR And Thermography Markets
    Standing Out In Crowded SWIR And Thermography Markets

    Sierra Olympic’s Chris Johnston had some really interesting displays to share with us at Photonics West in 2016. The first involved a thermography camera with resolution you need to see to believe.

  • Integrated 3X Continuous Zoom Optic In A Thermal Imaging Camera
    Integrated 3X Continuous Zoom Optic In A Thermal Imaging Camera

    Chris Johnston with Sierra-Olympic took time out of day two of the exhibition to show us the Vinden CZ. If you work in the security and surveillance space or have a project that requires thermal imaging with advanced continuous zoom capabilities, watch the video to see if its features and specifications match your needs.

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DOWNLOADS

  • Full HD Thermal Camera: Vayu HD Datasheet

    The Vayu HD is the world’s first full high definition, uncooled, 1080p output thermal camera designed to deliver unmatched 1920 x 1200 image resolution, sensitivity, and detector quality for the most stunning thermal images from a stand-alone commercially designed camera. Standard features include unique real-time extended processing tools, electronic image stabilization, on-board image and video storage, and Ethernet capabilities.

  • True HD Thermal Camera: Viento HD Lab Datasheet

    The new Viento HD Lab camera is the first longwave infrared (LWIR) camera designed with true high-definition imaging at 1900 x 1200 pixel resolution. The camera is based on a unique 1920 x 1200 x 12 μm uncooled sensor, making the imager ideas for applications requiring the maximum number of pixels available in a thermal imaging system.

  • High-Resolution Thermal Camera With GigE Vision® And Power Over Ethernet: Viento-G Datasheet

    The Viento-G is a simple-to-use thermal camera designed for a wide array of thermal monitoring applications and custom OEM applications. The feature-rich thermal imager provides the ability to view and control the video and supply power using a single, standard Ethernet cable via GigE Vision® and Power over Ethernet (PoE) industry standards. It is available in either enclosed or split board configurations with standard or thermography imaging and data in either 320 x 240 or 640 x 480 resolutions.

  • Continuous Zoom Thermal Cameras: Vinden 105 EX & Vinden 150 EX Datasheet

    The Vinden 105 EX and Vinden 150 EX are designed with a 35-105mm or 50-150mm lens, and a 12x zoom factor for a 640 x 480 resolution, or a 6x zoom factor for a 320 x 240 resolution. They also feature offer IP-video output with H.264 and MJPEG streams and Ethernet control. These cameras provide integration flexibility, and are ideal tools for security/surveillance integrators, or any other thermal video user requiring continuous zoom thermal imaging capabilities.

  • Comparing Fields Of View

    There can be many factors to deal with when looking to utilize the best field of view (FOV). This white paper covers the different types of FOV, the factors that must be considered for choosing a lens for FOV, and what lens focus does to FOV.

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