Crius (previously IrLugX)

Long Wave Infrared camera IR-LUGX

The Crius series are true SWaP yet affordable thermal imaging camera cores. With shutterless technology, each Crius generates outstanding thermal profile. Among  them, Crius 1280 is the most compact and lightest high resolution LWIR core ever, ideal for long-range observation and surveillance.

Highest resolution uncooled thermal core
Compact and lightweight
Up to 60 Hz
Multiple standard video interfaces
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Technical Information

Crius (12µm pixel) 320 640 1280
Resolution (pixels) 320 x 240 640x480 1280x1024
Frame rate (maximum) 60 Hz 60 Hz 60 Hz
Typical NETD (F/1 ; 300K ; 30 Hz) 50 mK 40 mK 40 mK


Product Interfaces / Video standards  
Modules (host-based processing) RAW16 over USB2.0 or USB3.0
Engine Cores (embedded processing) BT656  /  YCbCr  /  CMOS parallel 16bit  /  PAL-NTSC /  Camera Link  /
Platforms (for handheld devices) Digital: BT656 / YCbCr  and/or Analog : PAL / NTSC


Image processing Bad Pixel Correction, NUC, Shutterless
Image optimization Global/local AGC, Progressive digital zoom up to x4, Overlays
Optics (optional) 1.5 mm to 100+ mm Focal Distance /  4° to 180° HFOV
Operating temperature range Up to -40°C to +70°C (Extended or Military grade)
Qualifications MIL-STD-810G and MIL-STD-883 (TWS)


The Crius uncooled LWIR camera series offer an affordable solution in thermal imaging. With resolutions up to 1280 x 1024 micro-bolometer in 12 μm pixels and SWaP design, Crius offer an outstanding thermal profile enabling low-power consumption, agility of configurations and plug & play solution for medium to high volume OEMs and integrators.



  • Compact and feather-weighted
  • Easy to integrate
  • Low-power consumption

Options available

Crius 1280

Crius 1280



The Crius 1280 is powered by 1280x1024 pixels bolometric sensor providing excellent thermal profile with typical NETD of 40 mK. The CRIUS 1280 is the solution for demanding OEMs and integrators in long-range observation and surveillance.

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Crius 640

Crius 640



The Crius 640 is powered by 640x480 pixels bolometric sensor providing excellent thermal profile with typical NETD of 40mK. The CRIUS 640 is the among the most compact and lightest VGA thermal imaging camera in the world.

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Crius 320

Crius 320



The Crius 320 is powered by 320x240 pixels bolometric sensor with typical NETD of 50 mK. This uncooled infrared camera core is the solution for integrators of handheld infrared devices.


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Many users such Special Forces, police, security and maritime units, medical institutions have been using CRIUS.

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