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Compact VNIR Hyperspectral Imaging System Used For Remote Sensing

The Nano HP is the next generation of the Nano-Hyperspec, which made a significant impact within the remote sensing community, emerging as the leading system of its kind.

The Nano HP is available for purchase as a payload integration onto compatible UAVs. Additionally, it can also be integrated as part of some turnkey systems that include the drone. For example the DJI Matrice 300 RTK, DJI Matrice 600 Pro, as well as the FreeFly Alta X (which is made in the USA and supports NDAA-compliance).

Optional sensors and accessories like Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) and thermal imagers can also be incorporated into payloads suitable for your unique needs.


Improved performance & Design

The Headwall Nano HP comes with a high-performance GPS/IMU, allowing LiDAR to be added as an integral module. As a result, a Nano HP with LiDAR is lighter and smaller than the original Nano-Hyperspec.

Depending on your payload specifications, you can opt for either fixed- or gimbal-mount configurations. The user-friendly HSInsight interface, accessible via any browser, streamlines the setup process for your Nano HP.

Key Features Of Headwall Nano HP

  • Ideal for applications in environmental monitoring, mining, and precision agriculture
  • Pre-integrated and tested in the factory
  • Leading in Size, Weight, and Power (SWaP) efficiency
  • Covers the VNIR wavelength range from 400 to 1,000 nm
  • Equipped with built-in GPS-IMU and solid-state storage
  • Optional LiDAR for generating high-resolution Digital
  • Elevation Models (DEMs) and 3D point clouds
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The Headwall Nano NP has no Competitors When It Comes To These Features:

Turnkey Systems, Everything You Need ✔️
Light Weight, Low Power Consumption ✔️
Compact, Solid-State Data-Acquisition System ✔️
CE-Certified VNIR Sensor ✔️
Available LiDAR and Data-Fusion Options ✔️
Factory-Made Holographic Gratings ✔️
All-Reflective, Aberration-Corrected Design ✔️
Portable & Robust ✔️

Applications For The Headwall Photonic Nano HP

Agriculture / Viticulture / Vegetation / 

Speak to PAS for expert guidance on hyperspectral imaging options from Headwall Photonics.

Technical Specifications

Wavelength Range 400 – 1,000 nm
Spectral Bands 340
Spatial Pixels 1020
Camera Technology CMOS
Pixel Pitch 5.86 μm
Aperture f/2.5
Dispersion/Pixel 1.76 nm
Entrance Slit Width 20 μm
Spectral FWHM 8 nm
Frame Rate (Sustained) 250 Hz
ADC Bit Depth 12 bits
Spectrograph Design Aberration-Corrected
Digital Interface GigE
GPS/IMU Internally Mounted High-Performance with PPK
Data Storage on Payload 480 GB Solid-State
Weight (without / with LiDAR) 1.05 kg (2.32 lbs) / 1.73 kg (3.81 lbs)
Base Dimensions (without / with LiDAR) 132 x 102 x 73 mm (5.2 x 4.0 x 2.9 in) / 132 x 175 x 99 mm (5.2 x 6.9 x 3.9 in)
Power without LiDAR (typical) 14.4 W
Operational Temp Range 0 – 40 °C / 32 – 104 °F
Storage Temp Range -20 – 60 °C / -4 – 140 °F