Inframet

INFRAMET is a SME (Small and Medium Enterprise) that specializes in testing and simulation of imaging electro-optical systems: thermal imaging systems, image intensifier systems, CCD/CMOS/ICCD cameras.

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  • Fused Imagers

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    Fused imagers (fusion multi-sensor imaging systems) offer increased surveillance capabilities due to fusion of classical thermal image with classical visible image. The fusion systems are typically built by combining optically images from thermal imager and classical night vision device, or by combining digitally images from thermal imager and digital night vision devices (or electronic VIS-NIR camera).

  • Image Intensifiers

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    Image intensifier tubes (IITs) are vacuum tubes that amplify a low light-level image to observable levels. Image intensifier tubes are the most important modules of night vision devices that play crucial role in defense/security/industrial applications.Technology of manufacturing of image intensifier tubes is very difficult and performance parameters of modern IITs varies even within the same technological process. Next, test report offered by manufacturers cannot be fully trusted because there are some differences in test methods used by different manufactures. Further on, there are literature sources presenting conflicting claims of different manufacturers. It is quite common to find on the world market two night vision devices (or two image intensifier tubes) of the same data sheet parameters but of totally different image quality. Inverse situation is possible, too. Due to reasons mentioned above testing image intensifier tubes is of critical importance for both their manufacturers, manufacturers of night vision devices (NVDs) and final users of NVDs.

  • Multi-Sensor Systems

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    Multi- sensor surveillance systems represent a fast growing group of electro-optical systems of critical importance in both defense and civilian applications. At the same time they are the most expensive groups of electro-optical systems. Most advanced but rarely met multi-sensor surveillance systems are built from a long series of sensors like thermal imager (or two thermal imagers, color VIS camera, low light VIS-NIR camera, SWIR camera, laser range finder, laser designator, laser pointer, illuminator located on a stabilized platform and such systems. Simpler systems built from two-three sensors located on smaller stabilized or non-stabilized platforms are more common.

  • Night Vision Devices

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    Night vision devices are one of crucial surveillance technologies for defense/security sector. NVDs have also found mass applications outside defense sector. Testing NVDs is needed for both manufacturers, maintenance workshops and final users for a set of different and important reasons. Hi-tech test equipment can help significantly in manufacturing, maintenance, training, purchase optimization, and optimal use of night vision devices.

  • Optical Systems

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    Optical systems like optical objectives or oculars are a crucial block of modern electro-optical systems. Performance of these systems is often limited by parameters of optical block. Superior optics can significantly increase surveillance ranges of electro-optical surveillance systems like thermal imagers, VIS-NIR cameras, SWIR cameras, and night vision devices. Optical systems in form of optical sights are also used as independent systems in surveillance technology.

  • Optical tables

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    The primary goal of a well designed optical table is to eliminate relative motion between components of test system located on the surface of the optical table because such motion can generate measurement errors.

  • Blackbodies

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    Blackbodies are devices that work as near perfect emitters of thermal radiation in range from visible to microwaves. There are many blackbodies available on international market. Inframet specializes in high-tech expensive blackbodies optimized for narrow market of high requirements. All blackbodies offered by Inframet are characterized by special features.

  • Boresight Systems

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    Boresight is a process to align optical axis of single system or a series of optical or electro-optical systems with a certain reference optical axis or mechanical axis. Proper boresight is particularly critical in case of multi-sensor electro-optical surveillance systems built from a series of systems like thermal imager, VIS/NIR camera, SWIR camera, laser range finder, laser pointer.

  • Collimators

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    Collimators are optical systems used to imitate standard targets placed in "optical infinity" (very long distance). The collimators are used for projection of image of reference targets into direction of tested imagers. According to type of optical elements used in design, collimators are divided into two groups: reflective collimators and refractive collimators. Reflective collimators due to their wide spectral range are almost exclusively used in systems for testing thermal imagers and are also preferable in systems testing TV cameras, SWIR imagers, laser systems or multi-sensor surveillance systems. Refractive collimators are mostly used in systems for testing night vision devices or TV cameras working in visible/near infrared range.

  • Computer simulators

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    There are three computer simulators offered by INFRAMET:*SIMTERM - computer simulator of thermal imagers,*VIRTEST - computer simulator of test proces thermal imagers ( MRTD measurement)*NIGHTMET - computer simulator of image intensifier tubes

  • SWIR Imagers

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    SWIR imagers (short wavelength infrared) are an important group of surveillance electro-optical imagers due several reasons. First, advances in InGaAs technology enabled design of relatively low cost SWIR imagers. Second, InGaAs imagers are very sensitive and can generate images of observed scenery even at dark nights. Third, SWIR imagers are less vulnerable to bad atmospheric conditions than TV/LLLTV cameras working in visible/near infrared band. Fourth, SWIR imagers can generate hi-res images even if they are built using much smaller optics than used for design of thermal imagers.

  • Targets

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    Targets from group A are developed to support mostly testing infrared imaging systems understood as thermal imagers. These targets can be used also in testing visible/near infrared cameras or SWIR cameras but such application is not optimal. IR targets are mostly used in DT systems for testing thermal imagers and in MS systems for testing multi-spectral systems.

  • Target simulators

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    Simat simulator is an advanced hardware simulator capable to simulate in infrared range several targets on quasi uniform background. In detail Simat simulator is a modular image projector capable to simulate in infrared range variable intensity, variable angular size, variable spectrum, spatially and temporally dynamic airborne type targets on quasi uniform background. Basically the aim of Simat to enable simulation typical airborne targets like aircrafts or helicopters for infrared imaging sensors used for surveillance of these targets. Optionally Simat can be modernized to enable simulation in both IR and UV/visible ranges as the projectors are built using broadband reflective optical elements.

  • Test Services

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    INFRAMET offers two types of services in field of electro-optical imaging systems: 1)Trainining and consulting; 2)Test services.

  • Test software

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    SAT (semi-automatic test) module is a PC with installed frame grabber card and specialized software optimized for testing surveillance imaging systems or modules of such systems. Generally SAT module enables capture and analysis of images generated by tested electro-optical imaging systems like thermal imagers, TV cameras or video cameras used in the test system.. The PC is the heart of the SAT module and is connected both to the test system and to the tested imager.

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