Bodkin Design Unveils Unique Snapshot Hyperspectral Products Through Exclusive Partnership With Cubert

Bodkin Design and Engineering, LLC will team with Cubert Gmbh at Photonics West 2017 for a presentation and product demo to showcase their patented snapshot spectral imaging for precision agriculture, medical and biotech, machine vision, and more.

High speed hyperspectral imaging is now available in North America through collaboration between Cubert Gmbh and Bodkin Design & Engineering, LLC; and will be demonstrated at the 2017 Photonics West show in San Francisco. The system is used extensively in UAVs for precision agriculture, and by other researchers, agronomists, geologists, chemists, and manufacturers to deliver unprecedented datasets for chemical analysis, quality control, pollution monitoring and more.

Snapshot hyperspectral technology allows spectral and spatial information to be collected simultaneously into a 3-dimensional dataset or as a video stream yielding a 4-dimensional dataset. Snapshot spectral imaging can be accomplished in many ways; however, the patented Hyperpixel Array™ method employed in the Cubert FireflEYE™ system benefits users with its ability to collect spectral information without temporal or spatial disparity that plagues scanning slit or filter array instruments.
"With this collaboration, BD&E now offers a full line of hyperspectral products utilizing not only the Hyperpixel Array™ (HPA), but also graded filters, filter arrays, filter wheels, and multiple focal plane technologies. Instruments are now available covering a variety of wavelengths from ultraviolet to longwave infrared as a complement to our customized engineering solution services." says Andrew Bodkin, principal of Bodkin Design.
"Positive North American response to our product line debut earlier this year warrants additional joint marketing efforts to jumpstart 2017 business," says Kevin Lynch, Cubert's Director of Global Sales. "That includes exhibiting and speaking at Photonics West, as well as client visits and a week of presentations on both coasts." Bodkin Design is the exclusive distributor of Cubert products in North America, a partnership which began earlier this year to address the global hyperspectral imaging market opportunity which has a compound growth rate of 12% per year.
We invite you to join the principals of Cubert and Bodkin at booth #4044 at Photonics West (January 31 - Feb 2, 2017) to learn more about how snapshot hyperspectral can help you succeed. Be sure not to miss the Cubert product demo! (Demo Area 2 - Hall D North 1/31/17, 4PM)
For more information or questions about Cubert products and pricing, please contact Bodkin Design & Engineering at info(at)bodkindesign(dot)com; or visit our website at
About Cubert Gmbh
Cubert Gmbh is a German company with global reach serving precision agriculture, machine vision, biomedical markets and more. Cubert has leading-edge imaging product in the VNIR wavelength ranges bridging both multi and hyperspectral domains serving scientific, aerial, and microscope applications.
About Bodkin Design & Engineering
Bodkin Design and Engineering, LLC, headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, has been providing customized engineering solutions, concept development, and production for hyperspectral imaging systems since 1992. The company serves the military, international OEM, commercial, and research communities. To learn more, visit the website at

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