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

Smallest, Lightest, Lowest-Powered Optical Gas Imaging Camera Core - Ventus™ OGI Smallest, Lightest, Lowest-Powered Optical Gas Imaging Camera Core - Ventus™ OGI

Sierra-Olympic offers the new Ventus™ OGI optical gas imaging (OGI) camera with a 640 x 512, 15-micron pixel-pitch midwave-infrared (MWIR) detector array providing unmatched thermal sensitivity. Weighing only 580 grams with the lens in a compact 146.6 mm x 70.9 mm x 73.1 mm package, this camera is the smallest, lightest, and lowest-powered OGI camera for detecting and visualizing hydrocarbon gas leaks such as methane, propane, butane, and more.

LWIR/Thermal Camera With 5X Continuous Zoom: Vinden 75LR LWIR/Thermal Camera With 5X Continuous Zoom: Vinden 75LR

Utilizing a vanadium oxide (VOx) microbolometer sensor and novel zoom optics, the camera is designed for integrators to provide LWIR imaging performance in constrained mass and volume environments, including defense, security, surveillance, border, port and base security applications.

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.   

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.

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’s New Optical Gas Imaging  Camera Core - Ventus™ OGI
    Sierra-Olympic’s New Optical Gas Imaging Camera Core - Ventus™ OGI

    Sierra-Olympic Technologies, supplier of infrared (IR) and thermal imaging components, cameras, and systems solutions for innovative imaging applications, will premiere the new VentusOGI,  an optical gas imaging camera core at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2018  May 1 - 3, Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colorado, in booth # 3528. The revolutionary camera with a 640 x 512, 15-micron pixel-pitch midwave-infrared (MWIR) detector array provides unmatched thermal sensitivity and weighs only 580 grams, with lens.

  • Sierra-Olympic To Premiere Leonardo DRS’ Tenum™640 With  10-micron Pixel Pitch At SPIE DCS 2018
    Sierra-Olympic To Premiere Leonardo DRS’ Tenum™640 With 10-micron Pixel Pitch At SPIE DCS 2018

    Sierra-Olympic Technologies, supplier of infrared (IR) and thermal imaging components, cameras, and systems solutions for innovative imaging applications, will introduce the Tenum640, an extraordinary thermal imager with a 640 x 512 array and 10-micron pixel pitch, at SPIE’s DCS in Orlando, Florida. The new camera, from the Leonardo DRS line of uncooled thermal cores, will be showcased in Sierra-Olympic’s booth #1529, April 17 - 19, 2018.

  • Sierra-Olympic Introduces Long-Range, Thermal  Zoom Camera Family At ISC West 2018
    Sierra-Olympic Introduces Long-Range, Thermal Zoom Camera Family At ISC West 2018

    Sierra-Olympic Technologies, supplier of infrared (IR) and thermal imaging components, cameras, and systems solutions for innovative imaging applications, will demonstrate the new Vinden LR series of long-range thermal cameras with powerful continuous-zoom optics. The OEM camera modules have several zoom lens options that provide a narrow horizontal field-of-view (HFOV) as small as 1.5° without compromising image quality, optical speed, or sensitivity. It also features a highly-tuned, one-touch autofocus that is easy-to-use, with dependable operation throughout the zoom range.

  • Sierra-Olympic To Premier Vinden 75, A superior LWIR/Thermal Camera With 5x Continuous Zoom At ISC West 2018
    Sierra-Olympic To Premier Vinden 75, A superior LWIR/Thermal Camera With 5x Continuous Zoom At ISC West 2018

    Sierra-Olympic Technologies, supplier of infrared (IR) and thermal imaging components, cameras, and systems solutions for innovative imaging applications, will showcase the new Vinden 75, an uncooled thermal imaging engine.  The OEM module utilizes a longwave infrared (LWIR), vanadium oxide (VOx) microbolometer sensor and novel zoom optics to offer the highest LWIR imaging performance per unit, per gram and volume. 

  • 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.

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VIDEOS

  • Product Video: Vayu LWIR HD Camera
    Product Video: Vayu LWIR HD Camera

    Chris Johnston with Sierra-Olympic introduced us to the Vayu HD camera – the only 2 megapixel longwave uncooled camera on the market. Watch the video to learn more about the camera, as well as a new partnership with DRS Technologies, and a new zoom lens.

  • 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

  • LWIR/Thermal Camera With 5X Continuous Zoom: Vinden 75LR Datasheet

    Sierra-Olympic offers the Vinden 75LR compact, 5X continuous zoom thermal camera for advanced image processing, and high-performance long-wave infrared (LWIR) thermal imaging. Utilizing a vanadium oxide (VOx) microbolometer sensor and novel zoom optics, the camera is designed for integrators to provide the best possible LWIR imaging performance in constrained mass and volume environments, including defense, security, surveillance, border, port and base security applications.

  • Smallest, Lightest, Lowest-Powered Optical Gas Imaging Camera Core - Ventus™ OGI Datasheet

    The Ventus™ OGI optical gas imaging (OGI) camera is built with a 640 x 512, 15-micron pixel-pitch midwave-infrared (MWIR) detector array providing unmatched thermal sensitivity. Weighing only 580 grams with the lens in a compact 146.6 mm x 70.9 mm x 73.1 mm package, this camera is the smallest, lightest, and lowest-powered OGI camera for detecting and visualizing hydrocarbon gas leaks such as methane, propane, butane, and more.

  • Uncooled, Infrared Sensor For OEM Applications: Tenum™ 640 Datasheet

    The Tenum™ 640 uncooled, infrared sensor with 640 x 512 resolution is designed to provide superior long-wave infrared (LWIR) detection for a variety of OEM applications. This sensor balances an ultra-small pixel structure with an ultra-sensitive microbolometer performance at a significant cost advantage.

  • Long Range Thermal Zoom Camera Family: Vinden LR Series Datasheet

    The Vinden LR Series of cameras are designed to provide long range thermal imaging with powerful continuous zoom for thermal and multi-sensor defense systems in defense, security, surveillance, border, port, and base security applications. The cameras feature a 12 µm 640 x 480 LWIR thermal core with high sensitivity up to 60 Hz. This OEM-friendly module delivers on-board image processing, on-board recording and storage, auto-focus, electronic image stabilization, H.264 IP encoding, and more.

  • 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.

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