SPECIM Announces Sales Contracts of Airborne Hyperspectral Sensors for Environmental Monitoring

3 March 2009 SPECIM, Spectral Imaging Ltd., announces the completion of several sales agreements of AISA airborne hyperspectral sensors for environmental monitoring applications. “The contracts account for a total value of 1.4 M€ including various AisaEAGLE and AisaDUAL systems purchased by governmental institutes and private remote sensing companies in Germany, Malaysia, Brazil and China. The deliveries will be completed by 2nd Quarter 2009 and the sensors will be used for sustainable forest management, planning of the use of natural resources, precision farming and water quality monitoring” states Dr. Katja Alanko-Huotari, Product Manager for Airborne Sensors at SPECIM.

These sales agreements further strengthen SPECIM’s position as a market leading supplier of airborne hyperspectral sensors, with nearly 60 AISA sensors being already in active use globally. Hyperspectral imaging is a versatile imaging technique which provides rich and precise information about targets under investigation. Apart from environmental monitoring, it is increasingly applied in many other areas such as geological exploration and various security and defense applications. Different applications often require different spectral ranges.  SPECIM’s AISA sensor family provides airborne hyperspectral imaging solutions from visible to thermal range of electromagnetic radiation thus covering an exceptionally broad range of applications. Additionally, when integrated with other imaging techniques, like LIDAR, hyperspectral imaging becomes an even more powerful remote sensing tool.

For more information on AISA sensors and other hyperspectral products, visit www.specim.fi or contact SPECIM at info@specim.fi.

About SPECIM, Spectral Imaging Ltd
SPECIM is a world leading company for hyperspectral imaging instrumentation covering the electromagnetic spectrum all the way from UV through VNIR and SWIR up to LWIR region. SPECIM provides ImSpector imaging spectrographs, Spectral Cameras and full hyperspectral imaging solutions to a rapidly expanding number of industrial OEM customers and research organizations around the world. SPECIM’s SISU family provides turnkey Chemical Imaging solutions for pharmaceutical, food and agriculture, and mining industries. SPECIM’s AISA family of airborne hyperspectral sensors provides market leading solutions for remote sensing, from small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) systems to full featured commercial, research and military instruments. SPECIM’s hyperspectral products are known for the highest performance, accuracy and cost-effectiveness. They are increasingly used in a wide range of applications such as non-contact precision color measurement, process analytical technology (PAT), biological and geological sciences, oil and gas exploration, chemical imaging, as well as airborne and terrestrial military and security applications.