Advanced imaging products, embedded systems and solutions

Active Silicon

Active Silicon, the imaging subsidiary of Steatite, designs, manufactures and supplies imaging products and embedded systems allowing the capture, processing, and transmission of image data in high performance and critical environments.

World-class products include innovative embedded systems for IoT and related applications, pioneering autofocus-zoom cameras and high-speed acquisition cards allowing continuous real-time, high-resolution image capture.

Our extensive range of camera solutions includes autofocus-zoom block cameras, processor boards and adapters that enable image transmission and capture in a variety of outputs including 3G-SDI/HD-SDI, USB3, HDMI, Ethernet H.264 IP and MIPI CSI-2.

Our Harrier AF-Zoom cameras are some of the most compact on the market, include global shutter as well as rolling shutter models and cameras with powerful optical zoom of up to 40x. These flexible camera solutions support high-resolution, real-time imaging in industrial, medical, scientific, surveillance and ATS applications.

BlueBird adapters bring additional flexibility to new and legacy vision systems.

We design and manufacture embedded systems in a variety of form factors to support cutting-edge vision technology, machine control, communications and networking.

Certified for a range of applications, our units meet many regulatory and safety standards and can be customized for further uses.

Our FireBird CoaXPress and Camera Link frame grabbers support the fastest transfer of high-resolution images in real-time and without employing the CPU.

The acquisition cards are used widely in industrial inspection, medical imaging, life sciences and aerospace applications.

All our products can be tailored for specific applications and systems and our team of expert engineers are available from concept through to final delivery.

Our professional and knowledgeable support team are then on hand to provide world-leading assistance to ensure our customers reap the maximum benefit of our solutions.

Get in touch now to see how we can enhance your imaging capabilities


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