Smarter solutions that combine spectral + spatial data.

Hinalea’s award-winning platform unifies the power of hyperspectral and digital imaging to generate data-rich images that reveal critical details about a product.

capture data

with our imaging hardware

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translate data

into actionable inteligence with our analytics suite

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capture

Discover and capture hidden data with our imaging hardware.

Our award-winning area-scan hyperspectral imagers captures target data in high spectral and spatial resolution for further analysis.

VNIR 4250

A non-contact imager designed for stand-off detection in the visible and near infrared. The unit comes with the hardware and software required to support a broad range of hyperspectral imaging applications. Whether you are working in the field, laboratory or a production facility, the 4250 sets the standard in performance, portability and application versatility.

VNIR 4200M

A peripheral that enables hyperspectral microscopy in existing microscope systems. It enables observation and spectral analysis of nanoscale samples in a variety of biological and materials-based environments.

SWIR 4400

A non-contact imager designed for stand-off detection in the shortwave invisible and near infrared. The unit includes the hardware and software required to support a broad range of inspection and aerospace applications. As an area scan imager, the 4400 provides high spectral and spatial resolution without the problems of image uniformity that come with traditional line scanning imagers.

translate

Translate data into actionable intelligence with our analytics suite.

Our award-winning area-scan hyperspectral imagers capture target data in high spectral and spatial resolution for further analysis.
Hinalea software screenshot

HinaLea’s solutions are intuitive, so there is little background domain expertise required by users. Our proprietary software allows image classification and processing to provide clear, measurable and actionable output to defined questions.

Applications

Instant Insights

Leverage a complete, customized image solution that includes both the hardware and application-specific software to create insights into:

Case Study 01

Food safety.

Scientist testing meat

Case Study 01

Food safety.

challenge

The presence of pathogenic microorganisms such as salmonella, listeria and E. coli in foods is a major threat to consumer safety and the food industry at large. The failure to detect these pathogens can result in severe outbreaks of foodborne illness. The economic burden of foodborne pathogens is over $100 billion annually and results in the death of over four hundred thousand people worldwide each year1. Current methods for detection are costly, involve complicated sample preparation and require days to yield results thereby increasing the severity of outbreaks.

solution

TruTag has developed a new means of rapid, reliable pathogen detection. The self-contained system combines hyperspectral imaging, microscopy and deep machine learning which includes automated sample loading and detection.

outcome

Collaboration with the USDA has demonstrated rapid identification of pathogens in under 4 hours thereby significantly reducing time to diagnosis and respond with a pathway to detection times of under an hour. This is revolutionary and changes pathogen detection and response from a laborious and time-consuming lab process to a user-friendly point-of-care solution2.

Case Study 02

Food quality.

two food inspectors in a bakery

Case Study 02

Food quality.

challenge

Conventional machine vision systems are largely ineffective for the stringent evaluation of food and agricultural products. Commonly used machine vision systems utilize color video cameras with RGB filters that seek to replicate the imaging functionality of the human eye. This level of performance is inadequate for many of the functions required in modern processing environments.

solution

Hyperspectral Imaging is a next generation imaging technology that can be
used as an augmentation or replacement to existing machine vision systems.

Hyperspectral imaging provides high spectral and spatial resolution to enable comprehensive and data rich
inspection of foods and other products. Hyperspectral imaging can be extended into the UV or IR range providing details on chemical and structural composition not discernable in the visible spectrum.

outcome

Hyperspectral imaging provides added spectral information that can be utilized by manufacturers for improved quality assurance in a broad array of food safety and quality areas, including1:

  1. Detecting harmful foreign objects like plastics, wood, stones, metals and glass
  2. Identifying mechanical damage like bruising and abrasion
  3. Measuring food quality through attributes like ripeness, decay, freshness and ingredient homogeneity

Case Study 03

Precision agriculture.

robot farming

Case Study 03

Precision agriculture.

challenge

With global population set to hit 9 billion, the demand for food and water continues to grow. This heightened demand is going to put increasing pressure on the agriculture industry to improve crop yield and farm productivity.

This need comes to an industry already stressed by farm economics and one that is struggling to manage the impact of climate change

Precision agriculture is seen by many as a potential solution for the agriculture industry.

solution

Precision agriculture is a farming management technique based on measuring and responding to the inter and intra-field variability in crops. Precision agriculture couples new technology with traditional farming techniques so that farmers can do more with less.

HineLea Imaging offers intelligent hyperspectral imaging solutions that can aid with the process of precision agriculture. HinaLea’s solutions couple state of the art imaging hardware with custom machine learning algorithms to solve specific farming problems. These systems can be mounted statically or deployed on UAV’s or other vehicles.

outcome

Hyperspectral imaging provides added spectral information that can be utilized by farmers for an array of precision agriculture applications:

  • Plant health & hydration
  • Weed mapping
  • Disease detection
  • Optimizing harvesting

Case Study 04

Industrial & defense.

two drones flying over city

Case Study 04

Industrial & defense.

challenge

In addition to our work optimizing and safeguarding food supply chains, HinaLea works with customers to solve their problems across a range of industrial & remote sensing applications. In each of these applications, the customer problem we are solving is different. Current projects include:

  • Aerial surveillance for threat detection
  • Identification of chemical degradation of pipes
  • QA of electrical components and displays
  • Inspection of packaging
  • Classification of raw materials

solution

In each of these use cases, HinaLea has been able to configure its imaging platform to address our specific customer requirements. The flexible form factor allows HinaLea to develop solutions  for the specific environments of interest:

  • UAV mounted SWIR imager capable of real-time imaging & classification
  • Imager mounted on crawler for inspection of pipes in environmentally hazardous areas
  • Integrated In-line quality assurance system for product grading
  • Stand-alone, end of line quality assurance system for quality sampling