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SWIR Sensing Quantum Photodetector

Short wavelength infrared (SWIR) imaging technologies are a critical need for improving performance of non-invasive optical biomedical/health & biometric sensors, advanced industrial & machine vision cameras, and future advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) /autonomous vehicle (AV) systems. SeeDevice’s patented silicon quantum photodetector technology delivers high performance SWIR capabilities in proven, cost-effective standard CMOS processes.


SeeDevice’s quantum photodetector CMOS process-based sensor has a wide spectrum of applications and can be integrated easily into any technology, enabling the ability to disrupt industry specifications.

  • Automotive

    ADAS & AV


    Assist drivers in preventing road accidents by identifying objects in the road and surrounding vehicles.

  • Consumer Electronics
    Mobile Devices
    Improve camera performance in low-light conditions for example: facial recognition and image capturing.
  • CGM
    Assist clinicians in efficiently diagnosing patients based on ability to view further into skin and tissue.
  • Security

    Industrial & Security


    Use of cameras improves identification of personnel in low-light as well as contents, packages, and discrepancies for sorting and packaging.

  • AgTech



    Just like ADAS, helps autonomous tractors in identifying weeds, plants, and plant growth for picking, cultivation, and weed removal.

  • Car
  • Phone AI
  • Hospital AI
  • Industrial AI
  • Agriculture AI
  • Gaming AI
Air Travel and SWIR Vision

Among the multitude of applications for SWIR sensors, one that often goes unnoticed but holds immense importance is aircraft safety and landing equipment. Every day, over 6 million people rely on advanced aviation technology to ensure their safe arrival at their destinations. With a staggering estimate of 100,000 flights taking place daily and a soaring demand, global commerce and travel cannot be hindered by unfavorable weather conditions or the time of day. 

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Methane Emission Mapping

Methane (CH4) emission mapping is integral to environmental monitoring of fossil fuel extraction. Cameras operating in the shortwave infrared (SWIR) range have exhibited the ability to detect methane because of its absorption features in the SWIR range. Methane is one of the largest contributors to the greenhouse effect, having a larger impact towards global warming than carbon dioxide (CO2).

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Gesture Control and SWIR

With modern technology continuously advancing, especially in the sensor industry, improvements made to gesture control are stalled. Due to current SWIR (short-wave infrared) sensors’ high price, integration into consumer electronics is difficult without increasing the end product’s cost. Current gesture control units implement IR (infrared) sensors into their systems but see lower performance levels.