Why our cameras are open framed

Its All About Integration It all started for us trying to match the performance of a famous open framed Sony
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How Does F# Affect Lens Design?

Part Two In Part One of our F# blog series we talked about the generalized principles of F#. In Part
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Introducing the Evidir® by Jenoptik

[Hood River, Or., January 17, 2024] – Sierra-Olympia Technologies, a leading innovator in thermal imaging solutions, is thrilled to announce
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0000b, 0000c and Appendix K Emissions Regulations

The oil and gas industry use a lot of heavy equipment when extracting and transporting their product. The Environment Protection
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Ask an Expert: What is a Radiometric Camera?

In this Ask an Expert Chris Johnston, President of Sierra-Olympia, is going to answer the question, what is a radiometric
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Gig-E vs USB Connections & Camera Interfaces

Welcome to another Tech Talk with Stan Voynick. Today, we’ll be talking about Gigabit Ethernet(Gig-E) and USB interfaces on our
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Small airplane cockpit with infrared camera

Situational Awareness in Flight with Infrared Cameras

A pilots currency is situational awareness and options when sometimes there are none. Our concept behind the Cubcam generated with
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closeup of infrared camera lens

Ask an Expert: What is F Number?

Welcome to Ask an Expert. My name’s Chris Johnston, president of Sierra-Olympia Technology. In this video, we’re going to talk
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Drone Detection with Infrared Cameras

Welcome back to another tech talk with Stan, Chief Technical Officer, at Sierra-Olympia. Today we’re going to be talking about
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A Basic Explanation of Slant Range

We’re used to thinking of distance as looking out horizontally towards the horizon. That applies to many infrared imaging scenarios,
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HexaBlu® on Ventus HD6 – Part 2

We’re at part 2 of our Ventus HD Tech talk, and we’re here to talk about the lenses that we
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Ventus HD6: A New Long Range, Long Life HD Thermal Camera

[Hood River, Or., July 28, 2023] – Sierra-Olympia Technologies, a leading innovator in thermal imaging solutions, is thrilled to announce
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Ask an Expert: What are the detectable gasses with a Ventus OGI camera?

Stan Voynick, Chief Technology Officer, at Sierra-Olympia Technologies is back to answer one of our most frequently asked questions about
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Methane Emissions Compliance: Optical Gas Imaging

The Energy Drone and Robotics Coalition gave Sierra-Olympia’s VP of Sales, Jeff Leake, the opportunity to talk about methane and
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What is a microbolometer?

Stan Voynick has returned for the “Ask an Expert” web series where we talk about our thermal cameras and the
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What is NETD and why does it matter?

NETD stands for Noise-Equivalent-Temperature-Difference NETD is a figure-of-merit that characterizes an Infrared camera system’s sensitivity. It can be represented with
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Different micron thermal cameras

What is a micron?

Welcome back to ask an expert with Stan Voynick, CTO at Sierra-Olympia Technologies and today we’ll be talking about microns.
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HexaBlu® Core System in depth

Chris Johnston, president of Sierra-Olympia Technologies, recently took the time to talk about a new mid wave infrared product called
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What is FOV and IFOV?

Products Seen In this Video Welcome back to Ask an Expert. I’m Stan Voynick, Chief Technology Officer at Sierra-Olympia Technologies.
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Infrared MWIR and LWIR Overview

Welcome back to Tech Talk, where we discuss thermal imaging cameras, the science, the technology, the engineering behind them, how
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