Raw Materials and Beyond: Hyperspectral Imaging’s Role in Creating a Greener Future

Dec 6, 2023
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In the journey towards a sustainable future, the responsibility rests upon us to leave the world in a better state than when we inherited it. One of the emerging technological tools aiding this mission is hyperspectral imaging. This innovative technique goes beyond traditional visual capabilities, capturing intricate spectral information from objects. Its implications for environmental sustainability are profound. For instance, in the recycling industry, hyperspectral imaging aids in the meticulous identification and sorting of materials, maximizing resource utilization and minimizing waste.

In the field of mining, this technology promises a revolution by enabling efficient and precise extraction of raw materials essential for our modern world, reducing environmental impact, and ensuring that we tread more lightly on our planet's resources. By harnessing the potential of hyperspectral imaging, we're not only viewing the world through an imaging spectrometer but also paving the way for a sustainable, green, and resource-efficient future.

*** This presentation premiered during the 2023 Photonics Spectra Hyperspectral Imaging Summit. For more information on Photonics Media conferences and summits, visit

About the presenter

Trond LøkeTrond Løke has a master’s degree in photonics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). He calibrated and characterized Norsk Elektro Optikk's (NEO) first hyperspectral system in 2002 and was part of designing HySpex’s first hyperspectral imaging system in 2003, eventually becoming the CTO. In 2020, Løke became the CEO of NEO located in Oslo, Norway.
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