WATERLOO, Ontario – November 19, 2015 – Teledyne DALSA, a Teledyne Technologies company and global leader in remote image sensing technology congratulates Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. (SSTL), a premier provider of operational and commercial satellite programmes, on the recent launch of the DMC3/TripleSat Constellation. With Teledyne DALSA’s expertise in multispectral imaging, the Constellation is now returning images to aid urban planning and intelligence management based on high-resolution images.
The high resolution imager on board the DMC3 satellites, was designed to provide 1 metre ground sampling distance (GSD) in panchromatic mode, and 4 metres of GSD in multispectral mode, with a swath width of 23.4km.
“We’re pleased by the results we’re seeing from the DMC3 satellites,” commented Luis Gomes, Director of Earth Observation at SSTL. “The imager performance on all three spacecrafts has surpassed our expectations and the performance of the sensors has been outstanding. The Teledyne DALSA team not only met our critical technical requirements, they have delivered well beyond them.”
“We are very pleased that SSTL chose Teledyne DALSA as a supplier to the DMC3/TripleSat Constellation,” commented Jean Pierre Luevano, International Sales Manager at Teledyne DALSA. “We’re pleased to contribute to SSTL’s leading edge satellite programme and are excited by the results they’re seeing.”
Teledyne DALSA’s multispectral imaging solutions leverage its long experience in leading edge design, fabrication and packaging technologies to achieve multispectral sensitivity in a single fully miniaturized package. A single device can contain multiple imaging areas tailored to different multispectral bandwidths (wavelengths) in a highly cost effective and reliable package. By placing advanced dichroic filters directly in the imaging area, Teledyne DALSA delivers highly efficient multispectral sensors at various resolutions.
About Teledyne DALSA, Inc.
Teledyne DALSA, a Teledyne Technologies company, is an international leader in high performance digital imaging and semiconductors with approximately 1,000 employees worldwide, headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Established in 1980, the company designs, develops, manufactures and markets digital imaging products and solutions, in addition to providing MEMS products and services. For more information, please visit www.teledynedalsa.com.
About Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd.
Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) is the world's leading small satellite company, delivering operational space missions for a range of applications including Earth observation, science and communications. The Company designs, manufactures and operates high performance satellites and ground systems for a fraction of the price normally associated with space missions, with over 400 staff working on turnkey satellite platforms, space-proven satellite subsystems and optical instruments. For more information, visit www.sstl.co.uk.
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The very high resolution imager provides 1-metre native ground sampling distance.