NEO was established in 1985 as a privately owned research company within the field of electro optics. The company has grown to be the largest independent research and development organization in electro optics in Norway, and has established itself as a reputed manufacturer of advanced electro optical products for an international market, including the HySpex hyperspectral imaging systems.
The NEO lab and production facilities include highly specialized equipment in the field of optical technologies, such as spectral and radiometric calibration sources, lab equipment for focusing, adjusting, testing and characterizing hyperspectral imaging systems.
NEO employs a total of ~33 persons, of which more than 25 are university graduates (MSc., PhD), with degrees in physics and/or electronics. The staff includes the following professions and skills: Hyperspectral Imaging Systems, Optical design, Mechanical design, Electronics design, Signal and Image Processing.