October 23, 2017 3:23 AM ET

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Company Overview of Headwall Photonics, Inc.

Company Overview

Headwall Photonics, Inc. designs and manufactures optical modules, subsystems, and diamond-turned and original holographic diffraction gratings. It offers original planar, aberration-corrected concave/convex, and Rowland circle gratings; hyperspectral and Raman imaging spectrometers; spectrographs and spectrometers; and precision manufacturing, optical design service, and collaborative engineering support. The company’s products are used in analytical, life sciences, telecommunications, test and measurement, process manufacturing, military and defense, commercial and industrial, research, airborne remote sensing, food safety and quality, forensics, biotechnology, medical sciences, microscopy...

601 River Street

Fitchburg, MA 01420

United States

Founded in 2001





Key Executives for Headwall Photonics, Inc.

Founder, Chief Executive Officer And Director
Founder and Director
Director of Finance
Director of Business Development
Director of Engineering
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Headwall Photonics, Inc. Key Developments

Headwall Photonics Introduces Ultra-Compact Data System for UAV Airborne Applications

Headwall Photonics has introduced a new, powerful data processing unit specifically designed for UAV airborne applications requiring sensor fusion. The small size and weight of HyperCore combined with its powerful data processing and high capacity storage connections offers the industry's only processing platform for fusing hyperspectral sensing data with many other sensor payloads on the aircraft. Utilizing Hyperspec III, the company's spectral imaging application software, HyperCore serves as the central connection point for remote-sensing instruments such as multiple hyperspectral sensors, LiDAR, thermal cameras, RGB instruments, GPS/IMU units, and many more. Designed for harsh airborne environments and only the size and weight of a Rubik's Cube, HyperCore stores 500GB of incoming airborne data and features two Gigabit Ethernet connections, one base CameraLink connection, and a multi-purpose I/O port to handle GPS/INS, sensor commands, etc. Depending on the instruments being connected, Headwall supplies HyperCore with the necessary Hyperspec III software modules to provide a comprehensive operational platform. HyperCore is the data processing hub specifically designed for use aboard today's small and light UAVs.

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