Adimec specializes in the development and manufacturing of high-performance cameras that meet the application-specific requirements of key market segments, including machine vision, medical imaging, and global security. Founded in 1992, the company partners with prominent OEMs around the world to facilitate the creation of industry-leading cameras.  Its products meet a wide range of performance, size, cost, interface and system requirements and its Adimec True Accurate Imaging® technology provides new levels of precision and accuracy to vision and electro-optical systems.

Adimec has aligned with OEMs and defense and security contractors around the world to develop rugged daylight TV cameras that expand the operational envelope by providing crisp and clear images regardless of the conditions. For several decades, cameras from Adimec have been relied on in the field.  The latest TMX-DHD series of rugged daylight cameras from Adimec has been expanded to employ latest generation image sensors to provide full HD resolution with real-time or faster frame rates as well as improved sensitivity in low light conditions. 

The TMX-DHD series of cameras has been integrated in multiple new and upgrade programs in the US and Europe in airborne payloads, situational awareness systems, and ground vehicle-based long-range observations systems, among others.  These cameras increase the detection, recognition, and identification performance while meeting the minimal size, weight, power, and cost requirements (SWAP).

The TMX-DHD series optimizes 2/3” CCD full HD image sensors in various configurations including remote sensor head design (TMX6-DHD), a cube outline (TMX7-DHD) and a board-level (TMX7-DHD BLC) for integration in airborne payloads and other sensor system architectures.  In addition, 1/2” sensor versions (TMX8-DHD and TMX9-DHD) are available for alternate optical formats. 

The video interface options include HD-SDI, CoaXPress, Camera Link, and mini-Camera Link.  Integrated optics and image processing can be added for better alignment of the imaging chain and a reduced number of suppliers.  Customization is possible, although the wide variety of standard combinations meet the requirements of most programs.

All of the TMX-DHD cameras are commercial products (COTS/R-COTS) and also qualified according to MIL-STD-810G to verify rugged performance.  The qualification process includes vibration, acceleration, and shock testing.  Humidity, altitude, salt & fog, and extended temperature range (-40℃ to +71℃) performance is also included.  All of Adimec’s rugged cameras are subjected to a full acceptance test with options for thermal cycling, vibration stress, and environmental stress screening to guarantee products for the operational life.  Extremely low failure rates have been observed.

Other key characteristics of the cameras include video enhancement, NIR sensitivity, lightweight, and low power consumption.  They are available in monochrome or color versions, which utilize Adimec proprietary color processing technology for unprecedented quality and clarity in real-time, changing outdoor conditions.  Adimec incorporates thermal management into the camera without cooling to not impact the overall noise level even in a small mechanical outline.  Developments are in progress for additional image sensor options and more. 

Adimec has a long history of supplying to demanding defense programs and understands the stringent requirements.  Consistent product performance in series production is ensured through tight quality control and strict product life cycle management.  Adimec is a specialized COTS supplier with support for long-term programs including configuration control, and comprehensive obsolescence mitigation.  The product configuration and specification can be frozen for production for as long as required with efficient stock management as well as other measures.

Adimec has offices around the world focused on creating customer value and satisfaction through local, personalized support.

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