Teledyne Flir has released the high-performance Hadron 640R combined radiometric thermal and visible dual camera module. The Hadron 640R design is optimised for integration into unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), unmanned ground vehicles (UGV), robotic platforms and emerging AI-ready applications where battery life and run time are mission critical.
The 640 x 512 resolution Boson longwave infrared (LWIR) thermal camera inside the Hadron 640R can see through total darkness, smoke, most fog, glare, and provide temperature measurements for every pixel in the scene. The addition of the high definition 64 MP visible camera enables the Hadron 640R to provide both thermal and visible imagery compatible with today’s on-device processors for AI and machine-learning applications at the edge.
“The Hadron 640R provides integrators the opportunity to deploy a high-performance dual-camera module into a variety of unmanned form factors from UAS to UGV thanks to its incredibly small size, weight, and power requirement,” said Michael Walters, vice president of product management at Teledyne Flir. “It is designed to maximise efficiency and its IP-54 rating protects the module from intrusion of dust and water from the outside environment.”
The Hadron 640R reduces development costs and time-to-market for integrators and OEM product developers by offering a complete system through a single supplier. This includes offering drivers for market-leading processors from Nvidia, Qualcomm, and more, plus industry-leading integration support and service from a support team of experts.