Analytik appointed exclusive distributors for NeoSpectra, part of Si-Ware Systems, to provide the miniaturised OEM FT-NIR spectral sensors to the UK and Ireland
These are based on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) technology developed by Si-Ware Systems (SWS), an independent fabless semiconductor company focussed on silicon innovation.
The spectral sensors read the input light and generate the corresponding spectral response with different wide Near InfraRed (NIR) spectral ranges between 1,150nm and 2,500nm. This enables new uses for material composition analysis and identification in a range of applications areas.
Scott Smyser is Executive VP of Worldwide Marketing and Business Development, Si-Ware. He said:
Analytik have a deep knowledge of spectroscopy and know how to sell solutions. This is the type of partner Si-Ware needs for NeoSpectra.
NeoSpectra sensors are compact and low cost Fourier Transform Near InfraRed (FT-NIR) spectrometers. They provide the same functionality as standard benchtop FT-IR spectrometer instruments delivering quantification and identification of materials by measuring their spectral response.
NeoSpectra sensors enable NIR spectroscopy for field and inline industrial applications. There are NeoSpectra Micro products in development to provide NIR at the consumer electronics level for portable devices and even wearable technology.
For potential users of NeoSpectra technology, the company offers evaluation units and development kits to assess the spectral sensor’s suitability to each application.
Analytik's Managing Director, Ian Laidlaw, said:
“This complements our miniature, handheld and portable molecular spectroscopy products. We see this as a growth opportunity for Analytik as we move in to the OEM market.”