NeoSpectra from Si-Ware Systems



Volume 32
Issue 12
Pages: 56

Company Description

Si-Ware Systems' NeoSpectra™ business was established in 2015 and specializes in the design and manufacturing of Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) powered miniature Fourier Transform InfraRed (FT-IR) spectrometers, or spectral sensors. The first generation NeoSpectra sensors operate in wide spectral ranges in the Near InfraRed (NIR) region, enabling the analysis of various material properties with a single sensor. The sensors are constructed from low cost, robust, permanently aligned, and highly reproducible components. The core technology is based on semiconductor fabrication techniques promising unprecedented economies of scale. NeoSpectra sensors are the smallest and lowest cost spectral sensors enabling ubiquitous spectral sensing for all.

Chief Spectroscopic Techniques Supported

  • Diffuse reflection

  • Transmission

Markets Served

NeoSpectra sensors can be used in a wide variety of industries and markets including:

  • Agriculture – soil, feed, grain, milk

  • Food – process and quality control, freshness and ripeness,allergen detection

  • Pharmaceuticals – process and quality control, counterfeit

  • Medical and Health Care – body fluid analysis, noninvasive biochemistries

  • Oil & Gas

  • Polymers

  • Chemicals

  • Consumer Electronics – food/drug scanner, white appliances, air quality monitoring

Major Products/Services

  • NeoSpectra Module –first generation NIR spectral sensor is a module about the size of a deck of cards. It features standard fiber optic connectivity and is USB power providing a low power consumption.

  • NeoSpectra Micro – is a chip-sized, self-contained, NIR spectral sensor. The Micro uses free-space optics and the core optical module is only 18 by 18 by 3.9 mm in size.

  • NeoSpectra Module and Micro have a wide spectral range of 1,250 to 2,500 nm. The sensors have user selectable resolutions and scan times, with resolutions of 8 or 16 nm.


Si-Ware Systems is a fabless company with design and development headquartered in Cairo, Egypt. There are two subsidiary branches in Paris, France and Los Angeles, California. NeoSpectra sensors are manufactured through a top tier, world-wide supply chain and are available through sales representatives and distributors around the world.

Si-Ware Systems' NeoSpectra
3, Khaled Ibn Al-Waleed St. Sheraton, Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt 11361

+20 222 68 47 04



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Elsewhere: 150

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