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Headwall Photonics, Inc.

601 River St, Fitchburg, MA, 01420, US

  • 978-353-4100

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Phone: 978-353-4051
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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Imaging Sensor helps agriculturalists measures plant health.

July 18, 2014

Optimized with robust packaging for airborne and satellite deployment, Hyperspec® High Resolution Imaging Sensor analyzes chlorophyll fluorescence emissions to measure plant health. Sensor is based on all-reflective concentric optical design that uses precise, high diffraction efficiency gratings for simultaneous high spatial and spectral resolution of <0.1 nm across spectral range of instrument. Low stray light and minimized smile and keystone distortion are fundamental to design. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

VNIR Hyperspectral Sensor suits hand-launched UAVs.

July 2, 2014

Intended for commercial UAV deployment, Nano-Hyperspec Sensor operates in 400–1,000 nm spectral range and includes onboard data processing and storage to minimize constraints inherent with small, hand-launched UAVs. Sensor can be combined with optional GPS/IMU capabilities to provide fully integrated airborne configuration. Measuring 3 x 3 x 4.7 in., sensor features 640 spatial bands and 270 spectral bands at 2–3 nm resolution. Frame rate is over 300 fps and usable data storage capacity is 480 GB. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

VNIR-SWIR Sensor covers 400-2,500 spectral range.

May 14, 2014

Designed for remote sensing applications such as environmental monitoring and mineral exploration, Hyperspec® VNIR-SWIR Sensor achieves precise, high-resolution imaging through co-registered pixels utilizing single fore-optic input for optimized spectral fidelity across entire spectral range. Unit features diffractive optics, eliminating image aberrations such as keystone, smile, or stray light and thermal variation. Measuring 15 x 15 x 8 in., sensor weighs less than 30 lb. Read More


Data Acquisition Software manages hyperspectral data.

April 16, 2014

Running on Hyperspec Data Processing Unit, Hyperspec III Software controls hyperspectral sensors across applications ranging from manned aircraft to UAV airborne remote sensing. Multi-threaded software supports both USB and CameraLink interfaces, and can control more than one sensor simultaneously. With sensor frame rates in excess of 400 fps, software is designed for rapid collection and management of large volumes of incoming hyperspectral data. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable Compact Sensor facilitates spectral imaging research.

March 31, 2014

Designed for commercial use by environmental researchers, civil engineers, and remote sensing organizations, Hyperspec® Snapshot covers VNIR spectral range (380–1,000 nm). Imaging sensor uses diffractive optics technology, comprising aberration-corrected features, for optimal spectral/spatial resolution and SNR characteristics. Featuring SFF, fully integrated design, hyperspectral imager provides point-and-click functionality; scene data is shown on LCD screen and recorded on SD-card. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Optics & Photonics

Airborne Hyperspectral System acquires and processes images/data.

November 4, 2013

Micro-Hyperspec hyperspectral sensor, based on aberration-corrected sensor design, comprises core element of completely integrated airborne solution for hyperspectral image acquisition and data-processing. Other elements include GPS unit, Hyperspec Data Processing Unit, and airborne-specific hyperspectral software for image acquisition, sensor control, and synchronization for flight-plan efficiency. Configuration is optimized for SWaP considerations on manned aircraft and UAVs. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Diffraction Gratings feature aberration correction.

July 23, 2013

Guaranteed to meet groove profile and density specifications from prototype to production, Holographic Diffraction Gratings are aberration-corrected, meaning that unwanted optical effects such as keystone and smile are eliminated. Small-form-factor, temperature-insensitive products offer high SNR and low stray light performance. Applications include color management, plant phenotyping, pathogen detection, semiconductor fabrication, process monitoring, and remote sensing. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment

Hyperspectral Imaging Kit fosters composition evaluation.

September 21, 2012

Optimized for 250–600 nm UV-VIS spectral band, Hyperspec UV Starter Kit provides everything needed to evaluate and categorize spectral composition of materials and samples within UV spectral region. This hyperspectral imaging system, designed for laboratory researchers, comes with Hyperspec UV imaging spectrometer, gantry assembly, calibrated power-stabilized lighting, linear stage and controller, and processor engine with Hyperspec software. Read More

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