DRS offers uncooled thermal imaging cameras for unmanned vehicles

DALLAS, 25 May 2007. The DRS Sensors & Targeting Systems Inc. Infrared Technologies division in Dallas is offering uncooled microbolometer-based thermal imaging camera engines for OEM integration on unmanned vehicles.

DALLAS, 25 May 2007. The DRS Sensors & Targeting Systems Inc. Infrared Technologies division in Dallas is offering uncooled microbolometer-based thermal imaging camera engines for OEM integration on unmanned vehicles.

These engines include a detector, system electronics, housing, and availability with or without a lens. Camera engines from DRS are fielded in a variety of commercial and military systems around the world.

The DRS E3500S split electronics configuration camera engine packs plenty of performance in a very compact and flexible interface design. Its low-power requirement and performance includes the DRS 320-by-240-pixel 25-micron pixel uncooled VOx microbolometer detector.

The E3500S employs user programmable DSP technology, providing unsurpassed integrator flexibility and customization.

The DRS E6000 is a new camera engine addition to the DRS Infrared camera engine family that brings unsurpassed thermal imaging performance using the DRS 25-micron pixel pitch 640-by-480-pixel VOx microbolometer detector.

The DRS E6000 also employs user programmable DSP technology, rugged housing, sensitivity, and low power requirements.

DRS also manufactures a module version of the E6000 camera engine called the M6000 with a detector, system electronics, and with or with out a shutter. It weighs less than 5.8 ounces and operates on less three Watts of nominal power.

For more information contact DRS Infrared online at www.drsinfrared.com.

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