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Jenoptik’s thermography camera IR-TCM HD Basic enters US market

The IR-TCM HD Basic is being presented for the first time at the SPIE Defense & Commercial Sensing Expo at booth 101. The infrared camera smartly combines demanding thermal imaging and cost effectiveness.

IR-TCM HD Infrared Camera

From April 19-21, 2016 Jenoptik is displaying the entry-level thermal camera for professional visualization and measurement of heat distributions for the first time to the US-market at the key exhibition for optics and photonics in Baltimore, Maryland.

Based on a state-of-the-art 640 x 480 pixel uncooled micro bolometer with 17 μm pixel pitch, the camera outputs detailed radiometric images with a thermal resolution of 40 mK NETD at a frame rate of up to 30 Hz. Every IR-TCM HD Basic is calibrated to measure over a temperature range of - 40⁰ C to 600⁰ C and can capture accurate high-quality thermograms in real-time in the following video formats: GigE Vision, DVI, and composite video.

The IR-TCM HD Basic can be configured with 3 lenses: a standard 20mm/ƒ1.0 lens which provides sharp images and precision temperature measurements; a hallmark of Jenoptik infrared products. Interchangeable 10mm/ƒ1.0 wide-angle and 40mm/ƒ1.0 telephoto lenses are also available.

The IR-TCM HD Basic is encased by the same robust industrial strength housing found on Jenoptik’s higher-end HD 640 and HD 1024 models. Every aspect of the camera body was optimized for severe environmental service, resulting in an IP67 class protection rating. No other infrared camera on the market offers this level of protection.

Camera setup, integration, and control are fast and easy thanks to versatile interfacing options, including wireless connectivity (Bluetooth and WLAN) and standard GigE-Vision. Third party control and analysis software packages along with a Jenoptik Software Development Kit (SDK) are available for customized solutions for advanced applications.

The IR-TCM Basic can be used for a broad variety of thermal imaging applications: quality control or process monitoring in electronics and automotive industry, non-destructive testing in research and development, thermal test benches, process control, monitoring and optimization or machine vision in automation or safety engineering like site surveillance or fire protection.

Product pictures are available for download from the Jenoptik picture database in the Defense & Civil Systems / Press gallery.

About Jenoptik and the Defense & Civil Systems division

As an integrated photonics company, Jenoptik is active in the five divisions of Optical Systems, Healthcare & Industry, Automotive, Traffic Solutions and Defense & Civil Systems.

The Defense & Civil Systems division develops, produces and distributes mechatronic and sensor systems for civil and military applications. The portfolio ranges from individual assemblies, which customers integrate into their systems, through to complete systems and end products. The division’s areas of competence are energy systems, optical sensor systems, stabilization systems, aviation systems as well as radomes & composites. Top-quality customer service ensures that the Jenoptik products and customer systems are supported over their useful lives, which generally extend over many years.

The mechatronic products include diesel-electric gensets, electrical machines such as alternators, electric motors or converters, power electronics, heating systems and control units as well as lift systems and rescue hoists. They are used in drive, stabilization and energy systems for military and civil vehicles, rail and aircraft equipment. The sensor systems include infrared camera systems and laser rangefinders which are primarily used in automation technology, as well as security technology and military reconnaissance.


Point of Contact Petra Klaehn - Manager Communications and Marketing Defense and Civil Systems division

Petra Klähn

Communications and Marketing

+49 4103 60-4947

+49 4103 60-4501