Leuven, Belgium, 16th July 2020 — Xenics, Europe’s leading developer and manufacturer of advanced infrared sensors, cameras and customized imaging solutions from the short-wave infrared (SWIR) to the long-wave infrared (LWIR) realm, announced today its participation in LynkEUs, a EDIDP multimillion Euro funded program.
Xenics at the forefront of innovation for Defence market
In addition to the recently released products for industrial market, Xenics is also investing in cutting-edge technologies for defence applications. Participation in LynkEUs and selection as a European funded EDIDP program demonstrates the place of Xenics as a leader in infrared cameras development and manufacturing.
LynkEUs project will define an initial operational concept for a European BLOS capability. It consists of a land missile system, a turret system to support and set up the missile using a UAV for target designation and a land platform.
Based on its cutting-edge developments on uncooled LWIR solutions, Xenics will demonstrate an ultra-compact LWIR camera core that will be integrated on a UAV platform.
Xenics is honoured to be part of the LynkEUs project that includes key European defence players and that has been selected in one of the European precursor programmes of the European Defence Fund to contribute to the European autonomy.
About the EDIDP: https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/IP_20_1053
Xenics, part of Photonis group, is a pioneer of infrared technology with a proven track record of twenty years. Xenics designs, manufactures and markets infrared imagers, cores and cameras of best-in-class image quality to support machine vision, scientific & advanced research, transportation, process monitoring, safety & security and medical applications. Xenics offers a complete portfolio of line-scan and area-scan products for the vSWIR, SWIR and LWIR ranges. Mastering all critical steps of the manufacturing process with advanced production facilities and in-house know-how on detectors, systems and software development Xenics delivers state-of-the-art solutions and optimized custom designs. Xenics ensures its commitment of doing good to the world by developing solutions for enhancing quality of life and sustainability. As a European vendor with a worldwide sales and service network, Xenics supports its customers with simplified export procedures. More at: xenics.com .