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Imec and XIMEA launch industrial grade hyperspectral camera solution addressing the high-quality standards for machine vision applications

New camera paves the way to full industrial adoption of video rate hyperspectral imaging

About imec

Imec is a world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. The combination of our widely acclaimed leadership in microchip technology and profound software and ICT expertise is what makes us unique. By leveraging our world-class infrastructure and local and global ecosystem of partners across a multitude of industries, we create groundbreaking innovation in application domains such as healthcare, smart cities and mobility, logistics and manufacturing, energy and education.

As a trusted partner for companies, start-ups and universities we bring together more than 4,000 brilliant minds from almost 100 nationalities. Imec is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium and has distributed R&D groups at a number of Flemish universities, in the Netherlands, Taiwan, USA, and offices in China, India and Japan. In 2019, imec's revenue (P&L) totaled 640 million euro.

Further information on imec can be found at www.imec-int.com.

Imec is a registered trademark for the activities of IMEC International (a legal entity set up under Belgian law as a “stichting van openbaar nut”), imec Belgium (IMEC vzw supported by the Government of Flanders), imec the Netherlands (Stichting IMEC Nederland, part of Holst Centre and OnePlanet, supported by the Dutch Government), imec Taiwan (IMEC Taiwan Co.), imec China (IMEC Microelectronics (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.), imec India (Imec India Private Limited) and imec Florida (IMEC USA nanoelectronics design center).

About Ximea

XIMEA develops, manufactures, and distributes industrial and scientific cameras. These high-end and specialized cameras utilize modern CMOS and sCMOS sensors, combined with high-bandwidth USB3, Thunderbolt and PCIe interfaces. Among XIMEA's core competencies, you will find the smallest form factors around any given sensor package, robust housings, high-speed interfaces with low latencies, power-efficiency, and versatile implementation options.

A 50/50 mix of OEM solutions and series production guarantees innovative and technology driven projects, together with a reliable supply and support.

XIMEA serves all types of tech companies around the world, from global players to small start-ups. It's camera technologies allow the customers to make their applications possible, or to elevate their products into new levels.

Together with the client, XIMEA is facing all specific requirements and solves individual challenges, not only with standard products but also with modifications or full custom designs.

The latest innovations include tiny USB3 cameras, PCIe streaming cameras (high-speed, ultra-resolution 8K and beyond, large sensor formats), cooled scientific and hyperspectral imaging cameras, X-Ray and a multi-camera platforms for high-bandwidth applications.