Hyperspectral imaging divides the spretrum of a picture into many bands in a paralel manner providing a high resolution spectrum for every electron beam position. Each layer of pixels corresponds to a unique wavelenght allowing users to detect more and see more.

Problem: Signal energy (data) is nearly lost in optical system and grating which results in low signal-to-noise quality, that makes optical system operational only in excellent weather conditions. Therefore, airborne systems often are not suitable due to following:

  • suffers from low Signal-to-Noise ratio => poor data quality;
  • struggles between spectral and spatial resolution;
  • are big in size and weight, does not comply with Cube SAT;
  • are operational only in good weather conditions;
  • expensive to produce;