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FLIR Maritime Introduces First Cooled Thermal Camera to Award-Winning M-Series Line: FLIR M500

FLIR Maritime Introduces First Cooled Thermal Camera to Award-Winning M-Series Line: FLIR M500

Enabling superyachts, first responders and commercial vessels to visualize long-range targets with exceptional clarity, the new FLIR M500 Multi-Sensor Maritime Camera is our most advanced addition to the award-winning M-Series platform to date. The multi-sensor thermal maritime camera provides professional captains with enhanced situational awareness to detect targets more than 15 kilometers, navigate tight waterways and avoid collisions, day or night.

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Celebrating 100 Years of Innovation: A History of Aerial Observation

Celebrating 100 Years of Innovation: A History of Aerial Observation

Born in the crucible of the world’s Great War, aerial observation provides a 100-year case study on how human ingenuity and innovation were brought to bear to overcome the fog of war, unveiling the unknown.

 

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FLIR Thermal Snake Feeding!

FLIR Thermal Snake Feeding!

We brought our high speed thermal camera to feeding time at the Santa Barbara Zoo! With the black-hot color palette, you can see the snakes cold nose appear white as he moves in for the kill.

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FLIR Systems Introduces High-Performance Raymarine Axiom Pro Multifunction Displays

FLIR Systems Introduces High-Performance Raymarine Axiom Pro Multifunction Displays

We're excited to announce the expansion of the Raymarine Axiom Multifunction Display line with the introduction of the Axiom Pro. Available in 9-, 12- and 16-inch display sizes, Axiom Pro is designed for serious offshore enthusiasts and professional captains.

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FLIR Receives “Red Dot: Best of the Best” 2017 Award for FLIR Exx-Series

FLIR Receives “Red Dot: Best of the Best” 2017 Award for FLIR Exx-Series

FLIR is honored to receive the “Red Dot: Best of the Best 2017” product design award for our newly redesigned Exx-Series Advanced Thermal Imaging Cameras. Established in 1955, the Red Dot Award is one of the most sought-after quality marks for excellence in product design.

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Ever seen fireworks like this?

Ever seen fireworks like this?

We dug into the archives for this video featuring the FLIR SC8300 HD Thermal Imaging Camera! This beautiful high definition footage was captured by Matt Rece in North Palm Beach, Florida using one of our highest definition cameras for Research & Development.

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Local Heroes: Texas HAZMAT Crew Uses FLIR in Response to Industrial Leak

Local Heroes: Texas HAZMAT Crew Uses FLIR in Response to Industrial Leak

On a Monday morning in early June, the Corpus Christi Fire Department HAZMAT Crews in Southern Texas were called to a scene after receiving reports of a strong ammonia smell throughout a wide-spread area.

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How FLIR Optical Gas Imaging Cameras Work

How FLIR Optical Gas Imaging Cameras Work

We know thermal cameras can see heat, but how are FLIR Optical Gas Imaging Cameras able to see gas?

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FLIR Teams Up with AngelHack in 10th Global Hackathon Series

FLIR Teams Up with AngelHack in 10th Global Hackathon Series

This past weekend, FLIR brought the Bring the Heat Hacker & Maker Challenge back to the Big Apple by teaming up once again with our friends from AngelHack for their 10th Global Hackathon Series: Commit to Your Code.

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The Ultimate Father's Day Gift

The Ultimate Father's Day Gift

Give Dad the power of Zeus – the gift of unrivaled vision in any conditions. Armasight by FLIR Zeus Pro is built with industry-leading FLIR thermal-imaging technology, and can detect minute differences in the temperatures of both live and inert objects and amplifies these differences to project amazingly clear images onto the unit’s screen.

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Ocean Alliance Uses FLIR Thermal in Whale Research

Ocean Alliance Uses FLIR Thermal in Whale Research

The Massachusetts-based Ocean Alliance has been using a unique and innovative thermal imaging-equipped research drone with a a series of petri dishes that collect whale blow, or, snot. Cleverly named the ‘SnotBot,’this modified DJI Inspire drone is equipped with a FLIR Vue Pro thermal imaging camera and is flown into the blow from whales to collect samples.

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Top Father's Day Deals for Dad!

Top Father's Day Deals for Dad!

It’s that time of year again, and time is running out and you have made no progress in learning mind-reading since last year. We have some good news. While we don’t have a crystal ball, we have something better: our annual FLIR Father’s Day Gift Guide! 

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Pre-Order the New FLIR ONE and FLIR ONE Pro
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Pre-Order the New FLIR ONE and FLIR ONE Pro

The new third generation FLIR ONE® and FLIR ONE Pro thermal imaging cameras for either iOS or Android (USB-C) are now available for pre-order with product deliveries starting in late June.

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FLIR Exx-Series Thermal Cameras Makes Green Builder’s Hot 50 Products List

FLIR Exx-Series Thermal Cameras Makes Green Builder’s Hot 50 Products List

The Exx-Series for electro-mechanical, plant, and building maintenance professionals made Green Builder’s Hot 50 Products list for 2017. You might be asking how or why a thermal imaging product would make a list of products that benefit green building. Well, people and businesses pay for lots of money to heat their spaces in the winter and cool in the summer. When a building isn’t well insulated, it leads to lost hot or cold air, not to mention the wasted energy costs.

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Local Heroes: Orange County Sheriff Uses FLIR Airborne System to Spot Great White Sharks

Local Heroes: Orange County Sheriff Uses FLIR Airborne System to Spot Great White Sharks

“Attention, in the water,” announced the Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) from a helicopter loudspeaker above Capistrano Beach, “you are currently paddle-boarding next to approximately 15 Great White Sharks.” This announcement was followed by instructions to, “Exit the water in a calm manner. The sharks are close to the surf line.” FLIR technology is used everyday by law enforcement, military and other first-responders to help protect and serve their local communities. In this case, the OCSD used their FLIR Star SAFIRE 380-HD airborne surveillance system to help avoid a potential disaster.

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FLIR Ranger R20SS Recognized in Engineers Canada 2017 Awards

FLIR Ranger R20SS Recognized in Engineers Canada 2017 Awards

Engineers from FLIR Systems were awarded the National Award for an Engineering Project this past week in the 2017 Engineers Canada Awards. Engineers Canada, a national organization awarded eight engineers across the country with top honors for their engineering contributions, and FLIR is honored to have been recognized among them for our recently developed Ranger R20SS.

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FLIR Announces Appointment of New CEO
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FLIR Announces Appointment of New CEO

FLIR Systems, today announced that James J. (“Jim”) Cannon has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, effective June 19, 2017. Mr. Cannon will succeed Andy Teich, whose retirement after 33 years of service was previously announced on February 14, 2017.

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Buy the Exx-Series Advanced Thermal Imaging Cameras Today!
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Buy the Exx-Series Advanced Thermal Imaging Cameras Today!

The Exx-Series advanced thermal imaging cameras for electro-mechanical, plant, and building maintenance professionals, featuring auto-calibrating interchangeable thermal lenses, are available for purchase today.

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FLIR Named “Enterprise Technology Company of the Year” in 2017 Oregon Tech Awards

FLIR Named “Enterprise Technology Company of the Year” in 2017 Oregon Tech Awards

Yesterday evening marked Oregon’s 33rd Annual Technology Awards event. Hosted by the Technology Association of Oregon for three notable and inspiring decades, it is with great pride to announce that FLIR, as a Wilsonville, Ore., company, has been awarded the honor of Oregon’s Enterprise Company of the Year for 2017.

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Loyola Marymount Using FLIR Thermal Cameras to Research Hummingbirds

Loyola Marymount Using FLIR Thermal Cameras to Research Hummingbirds

Mothering hummingbirds have an incredible ability to maintain strength with little rest, and researchers at Loyola Marymount University’s (LMU) Center for Urban Resilience in Los Angeles use FLIR thermal imaging cameras to better understand why. By incorporating the use of FLIR’s Vue Pro-R, a thermal drone camera that has the ability to read temperature for sUAS applications, LMU’s research team is able to monitor birds from the air, while simultaneously capturing frequent, accurate and non-contact temperature readings.

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New Thermal Camera for Electronics Development and Testing
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New Thermal Camera for Electronics Development and Testing

In the electronics industry, development teams want nothing more than to ensure their products have the highest quality performance and reliability. Now, FLIR has just the solution to help advance product testing and quality assurance in the electronics industry. We’re pleased to announce the FLIR ETS320, a thermal imaging and temperature measurement solution purpose-built for benchtop work that provides a critical new thermal perspective on electronics testing.

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World Wildlife Fund expands use of FLIR thermal technology for Anti-Poaching to Kenya
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World Wildlife Fund expands use of FLIR thermal technology for Anti-Poaching to Kenya

With Earth Day this weekend, we’re excited to report that the WWF is expanding its use of FLIR’s thermal technology to a major wildlife park in Kenya, which is home to a high-risk rhino nursery. FLIR and WWF continue to work together to combat poachers, whose efforts are widespread in these regions, poaching precious animals regardless of endangerment status or the global economic and environmental ramifications. 

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FLIR Lepton: One Million Produced and More to Come
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FLIR Lepton: One Million Produced and More to Come

Earlier today, FLIR announced that it has produced its one millionth FLIR Lepton® microcamera core. The world’s smallest, microbolometer-based thermal imaging camera module is now also the world’s most widely deployed microbolometer thermal camera module ever produced.

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FLIR United VMS named best new Video Surveillance Management System

FLIR United VMS named best new Video Surveillance Management System

The prestigious Security Industry Association's annual New Product Showcase has named FLIR United VMS the top video surveillance management system during ceremonies at ISC West. The SIA-NPS recognizes exhibitors that produce innovative products, services, and solutions in electronic physical security for residential, commercial, and institutional locations.

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U.S. Coast Guard Selects FLIR and Raymarine
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U.S. Coast Guard Selects FLIR and Raymarine

FLIR has been awarded a $50 million contract from the U.S. Coast Guard for integrated navigation electronics under the U.S. Coast Guard’s Scalable Integrated Navigation Systems 2 (SINS-2) program. As part of the contract, FLIR will provide electronics systems that will be standard fit on over 2,000 U.S. Coast Guard vessels, ranging from small-class boats through large cutter-class vessels.

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FLIR Launches Multiple New Thermal and Visible Security Cameras and United VMS 8.0
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FLIR Launches Multiple New Thermal and Visible Security Cameras and United VMS 8.0

Today FLIR announced four new security products, solidifying our position in professional security and perimeter protection by offering our customer more fulsome, one-stop-shop turnkey solutions.

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Thermal Imaging Multimeter Awarded EC&M Product of the Year

Thermal Imaging Multimeter Awarded EC&M Product of the Year

We are excited to announce that the FLIR DM284 Digital Multimeter was awarded Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine’s 2017 Product of the Year in the category of “Portable Test and Measurement Equipment.”

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Room Temperature or ‘Ice Cold’: Uncovering the Perfect Way to Drink a Guinness on St. Patrick's Day
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Room Temperature or ‘Ice Cold’: Uncovering the Perfect Way to Drink a Guinness on St. Patrick's Day

One of the most popular beers on St. Patrick’s Day is Guinness, often times, available on tap at both room temperature, or ice cold. But what’s the perfect way to enjoy one?

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Video: Florida Firefighters Use FLIR-Equipped Drone to Survey Fire

Video: Florida Firefighters Use FLIR-Equipped Drone to Survey Fire

With heavy smoke conditions, Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue Fire Rescue team deployed the FLIR-equipped Zenmuse XT to give incident commanders a clear advantage to understand the scope of the fire and how to deploy resources.

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How the World Wildlife Fund Uses Thermal-Equipped Drones in Africa
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How the World Wildlife Fund Uses Thermal-Equipped Drones in Africa

George Powell, Director of Wildlife Conservation at World Wildlife Fund shares how they are using drones equipped with thermal to aid the organization's research and conservation efforts of large and endangered species in Africa.

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Securing Large Property Homes with Thermal Imaging

Securing Large Property Homes with Thermal Imaging

Thermal imaging-equipped security cameras designed to protect perimeters have seen broad use for years in commercial settings, such as airports, shipping ports, business campuses and even nuclear power plants. A new story in the Wall Street Journal highlights how some homeowners secure high-end residential homes, including the latest technology from FLIR.

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Two Local Heroes: Six Lives Saved with FLIR Technology

Two Local Heroes: Six Lives Saved with FLIR Technology

Each month, FLIR likes to highlight the stories of law enforcement and first responders using FLIR products in their day-to-day lives by highlighting them as our “local heroes.” FLIR is honored to acknowledge not just one, but two local heroes for their acts of bravery and courage, and whose outstanding efforts resulted in six lives saved in the month of February.

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Invisible Labs: Burning Rubber!

Invisible Labs: Burning Rubber!

In the conclusion of Invisible Labs three-part series on friction, Craig Beals enlists the help of his friend Reggie, and his sweet Buick to show overcoming friction in hottest way we can, by burning rubber.

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Raymarine Axiom Wins Innovation Award at 2017 Miami International Boat Show

Raymarine Axiom Wins Innovation Award at 2017 Miami International Boat Show

FLIR Maritime is excited to receive the 2017 Innovation Award in the “Consumer Electronics, Mobile Applications and Software” category for the Raymarine Axiom™ Multi-Function Display at the 2017 Miami International Boat Show (MIBS).

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5 Advancements in the New FLIR Exx-Series Thermal Cameras
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5 Advancements in the New FLIR Exx-Series Thermal Cameras

Earlier today, FLIR announced the completely redesigned Exx-Series of advanced thermal imaging cameras for electro-mechanical, plant, and building maintenance professionals. With three new models – the FLIR E95, E85 and E75 - that offer a range of resolution capabilities, the cameras are a generational, technological leap that will help make it easier and faster for professionals to find heat-related trouble spots and fix them before they become big, costly problems.

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Introducing Axiom™ Multifunction Displays with RealVision 3D™ Sonar & Lighthouse 3
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Introducing Axiom™ Multifunction Displays with RealVision 3D™ Sonar & Lighthouse 3

Raymarine launches quad-core touch-screen MFD with 3D viewing and real CHIRP functionality at the 2017 Miami International Boat Show. We are pleased to announce an all-new family of Raymarine MFDs called Axiom, game-changers poised to shake up the marine electronics industry.

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Introducing M-Series Next Generation Premium Maritime Thermal Night Vision Cameras
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Introducing M-Series Next Generation Premium Maritime Thermal Night Vision Cameras

FLIR is now pleased to announce that the M-Series pan/tilt multi-sensor system design has been re-engineered to offer additional functionality, improved performance, and enhanced situational awareness.

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Navigating at Night Just Got a Lot Easier
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Navigating at Night Just Got a Lot Easier

New compact FLIR M100/M200 thermal cameras deliver a new level of awareness on the water. The benefits of thermal cameras include enhanced awareness while fishing, sailing, or cruising at night.

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FLIR Unveils New Raymarine Brand Identity
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FLIR Unveils New Raymarine Brand Identity

FLIR unveiled today a redesign of the Raymarine brand, including a new logo, icon and tagline to be used in all marketing activities and throughout its products lines.

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Invisible Labs: Ice Block Sledding & Asphalt Skiing

Invisible Labs: Ice Block Sledding & Asphalt Skiing

Invisible Labs with Craig Beals returns with two great new episodes about friction!

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Tracking the Oregon Marbled Murrelet with FLIR Thermal

Tracking the Oregon Marbled Murrelet with FLIR Thermal

Can thermal imaging be used to identify nesting sea birds? The NOAA put the FLIR-equipped DJI Zenmuse XT to the test.

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Local Heroes: Midway Fire Rescue Uses FLIR-Powered Drone to Save Kayakers

Local Heroes: Midway Fire Rescue Uses FLIR-Powered Drone to Save Kayakers

Following last month’s recognition of local law enforcement agencies nationally, FLIR is pleased to recognize Midway Fire Rescue of Pawleys Island, S.C. as our Local Hero for their outstanding display of heroism earlier this month, resulting in the rescue of two kayakers from a life-threatening situation.

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SHOT Show 2017 Day 2: Mike Pawlawski & Hands on with the Q14
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SHOT Show 2017 Day 2: Mike Pawlawski & Hands on with the Q14

Day two of SHOT Show 2017 in Las Vegas has the FLIR booth attracting all kinds of interesting visitors! Namely, Mike Pawlawski, host of TV’s Gridiron Outdoors stopped by to see FLIR in action at SHOT Show 2017.

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SHOT Show 2017 Day 1: Hands on with ThermoSight
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SHOT Show 2017 Day 1: Hands on with ThermoSight

On the first day of SHOT Show 2017, FLIR Director of Marketing Andrew Saxton walks through some of the new ThermoSight Thermal Night Vision Hunting Cameras.

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Two Great Brands, A Singular Commitment to Quality
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Two Great Brands, A Singular Commitment to Quality

When FLIR announced the acquisition of Armasight in June of last year, those in the shooting, hunting and outdoor trades took immediate notice; many wondered what the merger of the two great brands meant for them. Nearly seven months later, the answer glows as clear and bright as a target viewed through FLIR’s all-new Boson-cored tactical and outdoor thermal-imaging products; our unified portfolio and development resources are a clear win for hunters, outdoor enthusiasts and tactical professionals.

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FLIR Receives Multiple Awards at CES 2017

FLIR Receives Multiple Awards at CES 2017

This past week, FLIR brought the power of The World’s Sixth Sense to Las Vegas at International CES 2017, and it was quite the week. With five new product announcements, live speakers, and interactive hands-on experiences on the show floor, we were thrilled that our new products were recognized by multiple news organizations for excellence.

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FLIR GFx320: Intrinsically Safe Methane Leak Detection Camera
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FLIR GFx320: Intrinsically Safe Methane Leak Detection Camera

FLIR's new GFx320 represents ground breaking technology for visualizing fugitive leaks at natural gas well sites, off-shore platforms, liquid natural gas terminals, and more. Its Intrinsically Safe designation means surveyors can work confidently inside critical safety zones.

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FLIR ONE Pro: The Most Powerful Ever Built
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FLIR ONE Pro: The Most Powerful Ever Built

Today FLIR unveiled a professional-centric model of the third generation FLIR ONE attachment for iOS and Android, and it's the most power-packed FLIR ONE® to date - the FLIR ONE Pro.

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Third Generation FLIR ONE Thermal Camera
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Third Generation FLIR ONE Thermal Camera

Today FLIR announced its third generation FLIR ONE® thermal camera attachment for iOS and Android devices. With an all-new design and the lowest-priced FLIR ONE camera to date ($199), it’s an ideal device for those who are new to thermal’s ‘superpowers.’

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FLIR Introduces Dual Sensor Drone Cameras Duo and Duo R
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FLIR Introduces Dual Sensor Drone Cameras Duo and Duo R

Today at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, FLIR announced their latest camera for personal and commercial drone use, the FLIR Duo.

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Introducing the C3 Dedicated Pro Thermal Camera

Introducing the C3 Dedicated Pro Thermal Camera

We’re excited to announce yet another product today, the FLIR C3 professional thermal camera. Designed to be the go-to tool on the job, this dedicated, compact, rugged thermal camera fits perfectly in your pocket and is great for building inspection, facilities maintenance, HVAC, or electrical repair.

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The Best FLIR Videos of 2016!

The Best FLIR Videos of 2016!

From hovering F-35 Stealth Fighters to a F1 scrum between Red Bull and the Bath Rugby Club, we've had some amazing videos hit our YouTube Channel in 2016. Check out our favorites!

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6 Must-See FLIR Activities at CES 2017

6 Must-See FLIR Activities at CES 2017

Consmer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 is only a week away, and we have a list of activities at the FLIR booth (Booth #35706) that you won’t want to miss!

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Happy Holidays from FLIR

Happy Holidays from FLIR

From our family to yours, Happy Holidays from FLIR Systems!

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Electrifying Experiments!
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Electrifying Experiments!

In this week's Invisible Labs, Craig tries out some electrifying experiments! Don't try this at home...

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Cooking with Solar Energy!

Cooking with Solar Energy!

In the latest episode of Invisible Labs, Craig Beals harnesses the power of the sun to cook bacon, eggs, and MORE!

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What is the electromagnetic spectrum?

What is the electromagnetic spectrum?

In the first episode of Invisible Labs with Craig Beals, we learn about the electromagnetic spectrum! There is an amazing world out there that our eyes can't see, and Craig shows you how a thermal imaging camera can unlock part of that "invisible" world.

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FLIR’s Holiday Top 10: Gift-Giving, Gift-Getting Guide of 2016

FLIR’s Holiday Top 10: Gift-Giving, Gift-Getting Guide of 2016

Whether you’re struggling with the perfect gift for your DIY Dad, outdoor-enthusiast brother, not-so-outdoorsy cousin, or *wink* just shopping for yourself this holiday season, FLIR has you covered. To save you time, we’ve created a holiday ‘gift-giving, gift-getting’ guide to help you match your friends and family with the perfect gift.

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Local Heroes: Local Law Enforcement Agencies Enlisting FLIR During the Holidays

Local Heroes: Local Law Enforcement Agencies Enlisting FLIR During the Holidays

All the hustle and bustle of the holiday season may do a great job of spreading good cheer, but the increased volume of foot and auto traffic this time of year also presents potentially hazardous situations for consumers and employees. Each year, efforts enforced by our local law enforcement keeps shoppers and businesses safe—making sure the “bad guys” don’t ruin your holiday spirit!

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FLIR Announces New Educational Series 'Invisible Labs with Craig Beals'
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FLIR Announces New Educational Series 'Invisible Labs with Craig Beals'

FLIR is excited to announce the launch of its’ new educational program, Invisible Labs with Craig Beals. Watch the trailer, and learn more about this exciting new program!

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Q&A: FLIR Acquires World’s Lightest UAS Developer Prox Dynamics
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Q&A: FLIR Acquires World’s Lightest UAS Developer Prox Dynamics

Earlier today, FLIR announced the acquisition of Prox Dynamics, the leading developer and manufacturer of nano-class unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for military and para-military surveillance and reconnaissance.

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FLIR Works with World Wildlife Fund to Fight Poaching in Africa

FLIR Works with World Wildlife Fund to Fight Poaching in Africa

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, today announced new details about progress they’re making to combat the poaching crisis in Africa. We’re pleased to report that FLIR’s thermal technology plays a critical role in their efforts, and today we’ll shed some light on that work. In addition, we’re excited to announce an expansion of our work with WWF that will help broaden and strengthen their anti-poaching efforts across Africa.

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FLIR’s White-Hot Black Friday Sale! [Updated]

FLIR’s White-Hot Black Friday Sale! [Updated]

It’s that time of year again and you won’t want to miss FLIR’s week long Black Friday product deals. Check out this week’s savings to see what the power of thermal technology can do for you!

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Adam Savage Having Fun with FLIR Thermal!
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Adam Savage Having Fun with FLIR Thermal!

We brought the FLIR T1K over to Adam Savage's workshop and had fun with this parlor trick! We call it "Cool Hand Adam."

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FLIR Accepts the #22PushUpChallenge for Veteran's Day

FLIR Accepts the #22PushUpChallenge for Veteran's Day

On this Veterans Day, FLIR would like to say thank you to the men and women who’ve served our country and allies, and recognize the 157 veterans FLIR employs around the world.

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FLIR Announces New Rugged, Real-Time Chemical Threat Detector for Mobile Platforms
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FLIR Announces New Rugged, Real-Time Chemical Threat Detector for Mobile Platforms

Today FLIR announced the Griffin G465 Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer (GC/MS) for chemical threat identification, the latest addition to the Griffin G400-Series GC/MS family.

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Do you Believe in Ghosts? Halloween Q&A with Star Ghost Hunter Jason Hawes
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Do you Believe in Ghosts? Halloween Q&A with Star Ghost Hunter Jason Hawes

Happy Halloween from all of us at FLIR! We thought we’d catch up with our friend Jason Hawes, producer and host SyFy’s reality series Ghost Hunters and founder of The Atlantic Paranormal Society. Check out how he uses FLIR thermal cameras in his paranormal research!

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FLIR Receives Manufacturing Award from Portland Business Journal

FLIR Receives Manufacturing Award from Portland Business Journal

Earlier today, the Portland Business Journal honored FLIR as the Oregon Manufacturing Company of the Year for its Wilsonville, Oregon operations.  The Portland Business Journal’s Oregon Manufacturing Awards recognize manufacturing companies that help drive the region’s economy through innovation and strategic evolution.

 

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FLIR Partners with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
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FLIR Partners with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

This week, FLIR announced that it has become a sponsor of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF). As part of the sponsorship, FLIR will help fund programs that honor fallen firefighters, assist their survivors, and aid in the prevention of future line-of-duty deaths and injuries by delivering additional FLIR thermal imaging cameras (TICs) to the firefighting community.

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Build a Thermal Gadget: Win a Trip to CES 2017!
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Build a Thermal Gadget: Win a Trip to CES 2017!

Today FLIR announced a competition aimed at the ‘Maker’ community – gadget-making hobbyists – that will give five Makers a trip to Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 in Las Vegas to pitch their projects (aka ‘makes’).

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Tuesday Tips:  Ghost Hunting
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Tuesday Tips: Ghost Hunting

It’s well known amongst ghost hunters that thermal imaging is an important tool for track down spirits from beyond. This Halloween, to help educate ghost hunters around the world, we wanted to highlight a few common thermal patterns and anomalies that can be mistaken for apparitions.

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Mike Pawlawski from Gridiron Outdoors Becomes FLIR Outdoors Ambassador

Mike Pawlawski from Gridiron Outdoors Becomes FLIR Outdoors Ambassador

FLIR is proud to announce a new Outdoor and Tactical Systems (OTS) Pro Ambassador, outdoor professional and former pro football player, Mike Pawlawski. Mike’s passion for the shooting sport and enthusiasm for educating others on proper hunting ethics, techniques and technology makes him a great addition to FLIR’s team of ambassadors.

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Tuesday Tips: How to Take a Thermie
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Tuesday Tips: How to Take a Thermie

From seeing in total darkness to locating which rooms have the worst insulation, FLIR ONE users have discovered that taking photos of themselves in thermal can be a lot of fun. In particular, a thermal selfie, otherwise known as a ‘Thermie,’ is great way to stand out from the rest of photos that people post on social media.

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IdentiFINDER R100: FLIR’s Smallest Radiation Detector for First Responders

IdentiFINDER R100: FLIR’s Smallest Radiation Detector for First Responders

Today FLIR announced the identiFINDER R100 personal radiation detector for first responders, law enforcement, military and security personnel.  The belt-worn, rugged identiFINDER R100 is the latest and smallest addition to FLIR’s industry-leading identiFINDER R-Series handheld radiation products.

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Experience NECA with Us

Experience NECA with Us

FLIR will be exhibiting at National Electrical Contractors Association’s (NECA) , showcasing our products and solutions for electrical contractors. Products aside, FLIR has a lot of great new content to share.

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Local Heroes: Firefighters use FLIR Camera to Rescue Victim from Burning Home
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Local Heroes: Firefighters use FLIR Camera to Rescue Victim from Burning Home

Every month, we recognize a heroic act by the customers who use FLIR’s technology. This month we highlight a story close to FLIR’s corporate headquarter featuring Clackamas Fire District #1 in Oregon. This is the courageous story of how FLIR’s K45 Thermal Imaging Camera (TIC) aided in the search and rescue of a victim from a fully enflamed house in September.

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Top Tips for Bait Fishing with Raymarine Electronics
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Top Tips for Bait Fishing with Raymarine Electronics

Catching live bait might not be the most popular aspect of deep sea fishing, but if done right, it can mean the difference between great fishing and frustration.

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FLIR’s M618 Maritime Thermal Imaging Camera Wins NMEA 2016 Product of Excellence Award
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FLIR’s M618 Maritime Thermal Imaging Camera Wins NMEA 2016 Product of Excellence Award

The FLIR Maritime M618CS, the company’s most advanced member in its industry-leading line of M-Series thermal night vision systems, captured the 2016 Product of Excellence Award in the Marine Cameras category at the recent National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) convention held in Naples, Florida.

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FLIR Honors Firefighters at Portland Timbers Match
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FLIR Honors Firefighters at Portland Timbers Match

Last weekend at the Major League Soccer Portland Timbers’ match against the Philadelphia Union, FLIR, Portland Fire Local 43, Budweiser, and Timbers’ fans helped raise over $6,000 for the National Fallen Firefighter Foundation.

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FLIR Announces Thermal Fire Sensor for Rail Coaches
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FLIR Announces Thermal Fire Sensor for Rail Coaches

Today FLIR introduced the FLIR RSX-F, a thermal sensor designed for advanced fire detection and passenger safety inside rail coaches. The FLIR RSX-F uses FLIR’s low-cost Lepton® thermal sensor, and high-definition visual imaging for fire and occupancy detection as well as security (CCTV) monitoring.

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FLIR Optical Gas Imaging Cameras Meet EPA Methane Rule Standards
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FLIR Optical Gas Imaging Cameras Meet EPA Methane Rule Standards

Two FLIR optical gas imaging (OGI) cameras – the FLIR GF320 and GF300 – have received sensitivity standard validation by UK-based National Physical Laboratory (NPL), making them compliant with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA’s) recently announced methane rule.

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5 Must-See Presentations at InfraMation 2016

5 Must-See Presentations at InfraMation 2016

InfraMation is quickly approaching, and with so many great presentations, workshops and clinics available, it’s going to be tough to fit them all in. We’ve highlighted a few presentations that you’ll want to check out!

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FLIR Announces Latest update to Latitude Video Management System
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FLIR Announces Latest update to Latitude Video Management System

Today at the ASIS Security show, FLIR announced the new version of Latitude VMS. Now, Latitude integrates with FLIR’s industry-leading thermal security cameras and recorders and provides support for large sites of up to ten thousand security cameras in a single directory.

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Raymarine Pro Ambassador Assists Louisiana Flood Victims

Raymarine Pro Ambassador Assists Louisiana Flood Victims

On August 15, storms ravaged Louisiana neighborhoods, and floodwaters made streets impassable for many residents. Raymarine Pro Ambassador, Gerald Spohrer, a Louisiana resident, felt compelled to act as he watched the devastation affect his neighbors in Ascension Parish.

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International Bat Weekend: Researching the Mexican Free-Tailed Bat

International Bat Weekend: Researching the Mexican Free-Tailed Bat

In honor of National Bat Weekend, FLIR is showcasing how thermal technology can help in conservation and research efforts around the world. Today FLIR profiles, Laura Kloepper, Assistant Professor of Biology at Saint Mary’s College in Indiana, and her important research on the Mexican Free-Tailed bat.

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International Bat Weekend: Using FLIR Thermal Imaging for Bat Research

International Bat Weekend: Using FLIR Thermal Imaging for Bat Research

Bat Conservation Advisors, Simon Holmes and Joe Nunez-Mino, from the bat conservation trust in the UK, explain the important role FLIR’s thermal imaging cameras play in their work.

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How FLIR Cameras Help Home Inspectors Pinpoint Potential Issues

How FLIR Cameras Help Home Inspectors Pinpoint Potential Issues

Purchasing a home is one of the biggest investments the average person makes. and inspecting the home before you make that decision is a crucial step in the evaluation process. Being able to visualize previous or potential problems during an inspection can help you determine whether to proceed with a purchase. We talked with Alex Harbur of People's Trust Insurance to find out the impact FLIR's thermal cameras are making on his business, and how they are helping keep customers satisfied.

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Meet the FLIR Fishing Team

Meet the FLIR Fishing Team

We caught up with Captain Jim Kelly, owner, and founder of the FLIR Fishing Team. Jim has been fishing for over 40 years and leads an experienced & talented team powered by FLIR’s marine cameras.

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F-35 in FLIR Thermal!

F-35 in FLIR Thermal!

It’s always amazing to see complex machinery and the heat they generate through the lens of a thermal camera, the Lockheed Martin F-35 is no exception! The F-35 is a state-of-the-art stealth multirole fighter, and this particular model allows for vertical landing (as you’ll see in the “hottest” part of the video!) This footage was captured using the FLIR 380-HDc during a flight demonstration at last month’s Farnborough International Air Show.

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FLIR Featured in New Motion Picture 'Ghost Team'!
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FLIR Featured in New Motion Picture 'Ghost Team'!

FLIR takes the stage in the new comedy 'Ghost Team', starring Jon Heder, as an amateur ghost hunter who recruits his best friend (David Krumholtz), his misfit nephew, (Paul W. Downs) a beautician (Melonie Diaz), an overzealous security guard (Justin Long), and a cable TV medium (Amy Sedaris) to investigate suspicious activity at a creepy farm.

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What does a Corpse Flower Look Like in Thermal?
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What does a Corpse Flower Look Like in Thermal?

With an average of 7-10 years between bloom cycles and only 157 recorded blooms since 1889, it’s rare for most to catch a glimpse of a corpse flower mid-bloom. What does this rare event look in thermal? We checked it out.

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Top 5 Ways to Use FLIR ONE on Your Smartphone

Top 5 Ways to Use FLIR ONE on Your Smartphone

The FLIR ONE Thermal Imager helps you experience reality like never before by letting you do more and see more. So, how can the FLIR ONE help you do extraordinary things in your daily life?

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Local Heroes: Spokane Sheriff Airborne Helps Find Break-in Suspects

Local Heroes: Spokane Sheriff Airborne Helps Find Break-in Suspects

Local law enforcement airborne units use FLIR’s thermal technology every day to help on the job. Whether it’s finding a missing person or supporting officers from the air, thermal technology is an essential tool, day or night. The Spokane, Washington Sherriff Air 1 helicopter unit knows this firsthand after helping locate multiple suspects at a break-in this week.

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FLIR T640 Helps USA Cycling Catch Cheaters

FLIR T640 Helps USA Cycling Catch Cheaters

We caught up with Chuck Hodge, technical director for USA Cycling who have recently started using a FLIR T640 to monitor for mechanical doping. In some cases, cycling racers have hidden small motors installed inside bike frames to help give an extra boost.

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FLIR’s CDMQ Business Model Advantages On Display with Star SAFIRE 380-HLDc
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FLIR’s CDMQ Business Model Advantages On Display with Star SAFIRE 380-HLDc

Earlier this week at the Farnborough International Airshow in England we announced our latest achievement in thermal imaging: the Star SAFIRE 380-HLDc. The launch of the Star SAFIRE 380-HLDc is an important milestone for FLIR, building upon decades of sensor system research, development and deployment. The launch also epitomizes one of FLIR’s greatest strengths; our ability to continually innovate and deliver unique value to our customers’ missions under our unique “Commercially Developed, Military Qualified” (CDMQ) business model.

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What does running on a treadmill look like with FLIR?
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What does running on a treadmill look like with FLIR?

Ever wonder what running on a treadmill looks like through the lens of a FLIR thermal imaging camera? We find out.

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Star SAFIRE 380-HLDc: FLIR’s New Airborne Thermal Imaging System
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Star SAFIRE 380-HLDc: FLIR’s New Airborne Thermal Imaging System

FLIR announced today the Star SAFIRE 380-HLDc thermal imaging system for smaller combat aircraft at the 2016 Farnborough Air Show in England. The Star SAFIRE 380-HLDc combines high-definition, multispectral imaging with precision laser designation in a single compact system and is ideal for aircrafts with limited ground clearance.

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Local Hero of the Month: UK Coast Guard Uses FLIR Camera in Teen Cliff Rescue

Local Hero of the Month: UK Coast Guard Uses FLIR Camera in Teen Cliff Rescue

Earlier this month, more than 30 north London teenagers became disoriented and trapped by a rising tide at the base of treacherous cliffs along the Kent Coast in South England, having ignored nine safety signs deterring them from the walk. Learn how the UK Coastguard was able to locate the victims thanks to their FLIR thermal camera

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FLIR to Launch Apple HomeKit-enabled Security Camera

FLIR to Launch Apple HomeKit-enabled Security Camera

Earlier today at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference, FLIR announced that it will bring Apple HomeKit support to a FLIR consumer monitoring camera later this year.

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FLIR Works to Support Oil & Gas Customers Facing New EPA Methane Rule
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FLIR Works to Support Oil & Gas Customers Facing New EPA Methane Rule

Help is on the way for oil and gas producers who are facing new, and sometimes complex, methane emission standards. These new rules are part of an amendment – finalized on June 3rd – to the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) methane emission standards for new, reconstructed, and modified sources.

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FLIR Thermal Cameras Help USA Cycling Tackle Cheating
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FLIR Thermal Cameras Help USA Cycling Tackle Cheating

USA Cycling used the FLIR T640 thermal imaging camera in the professional men’s and women’s races on May 28.

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No More Lame Gifts for Father's Day!

No More Lame Gifts for Father's Day!

Let’s face it dads, if you want a more utilitarian gift for Father’s Day you’re gonna have to buy it yourself. That’s why we put together this handy guide of great FLIR tools and tech for you. It’s time to take back Dads Day.

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Local Heroes: Raymarine Ambassador Helps with Sea Rescue

Local Heroes: Raymarine Ambassador Helps with Sea Rescue

At FLIR, we take pride in designing products that are the best-in-class and also play a critical role in saving lives. While our friends and family in the military, law enforcement and fire service complete heroic acts regularly, sometimes everyday people are the heroes.

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New Raymarine High Definition Marine Observation Cameras
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New Raymarine High Definition Marine Observation Cameras

Today Raymarine released two high-definition observation cameras for boaters – the Raymarine CAM210 and CAM220. Both cameras provide boaters important video monitoring capabilities and an extra set of eyes to help keep people safe on the water and while docked. Both the CAM210 and CAM220 connect over IP to Raymarine’s family of multifunction displays (MFDs). Combined with the latest software features provided in the recent Lighthouse II update for Raymarine MFDs, the CAM 210 and CAM220 helps transform their MFD into a powerful video observation system.

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FLIR Launches Recon-focused Light Tactical Vehicle and Portable Radar
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FLIR Launches Recon-focused Light Tactical Vehicle and Portable Radar

Today FLIR debuted its new ground surveillance-focused LTV-X Light Tactical Vehicle and the Ranger R6SS radar system at the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) in Florida.

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FLIR Hack the Heat Challenge San Francisco Wrap-Up!
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FLIR Hack the Heat Challenge San Francisco Wrap-Up!

70 developers joined us at Impact Hub in San Francisco for 2016's first Hack the Heat Hacker and Maker Challenge! The teams created a variety of fun, interesting, and useful consumer thermal imaging applications to compete for prizes valued at over $15,000.

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FLIR Honors Law Enforcement During National Police Week
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FLIR Honors Law Enforcement During National Police Week

This week is National Police Week, a time to honor and remember those who have made great sacrifices to protect their communities. This week not only honors the fallen, but also those who are currently serving. These men and women put their lives on the line every day to make sure they are keeping others safe.

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FLIR and Navionics Collaborate to Deliver New Features to Lighthouse II
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FLIR and Navionics Collaborate to Deliver New Features to Lighthouse II

A breakthrough in marine navigation, Navionics Dock-to-dock Autorouting creates intelligent, detailed routes through narrow passages and channels where they’re needed most. Users can choose their start and end points, then can take advantage of Navionics’ sophisticated algorithms which calculate a detailed route that takes into consideration chart data, navigation aids, and water depth.

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FLIR Announces DM284, the Newest Member of the IGM family
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FLIR Announces DM284, the Newest Member of the IGM family

FLIR announced the DM284, an all-in-one digital multimeter equipped with a built-in thermal imager powered by FLIR’s Lepton ® thermal micro-camera core.  

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Developers: Making Products with Lepton

Developers: Making Products with Lepton

There’s a growing community of tech-oriented people that love using the latest technology to build gadgets and products. Called “Makers” or hobbyists, they create things in their spare time - particularly in the open hardware and hardware hacking electronics communities.

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8 Ways Mom can use FLIR Thermal Cameras
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8 Ways Mom can use FLIR Thermal Cameras

Moms are everyday heroes, and every hero has a superpower or a sidekick. Enter FLIR.

FLIR has products that can give moms a super power to ensure their work is undefeatable and safe. Here’s a list of the ways moms can use FLIR to dominate their household and keep their missions on task.

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FLIR and Raymarine Products Recognized as Top Picks by Boating Industry Magazine

FLIR and Raymarine Products Recognized as Top Picks by Boating Industry Magazine

The editors of Boating Industry Magazine have selected the FLIR AX8 Thermal Monitoring Camera and the Raymarine Quantum CHIRP Radar for their list of the 50 Top Products for the marine industry in 2016.

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International Firefighters Day

International Firefighters Day

Today, Wednesday May 4th, is recognized as International Firefighters day. At FLIR, we reserve this day to honor all the firefighters, past and present, who dedicate their lives to ensure their communities and environment are as safe as possible.  These men and women make sacrifices on a daily basis to ensure the safety of those in their communities. 

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FLIR Announces Vue Pro R Radiometric Thermal Camera for Commercial Drones

FLIR Announces Vue Pro R Radiometric Thermal Camera for Commercial Drones

FLIR is excited to announce the latest member of the FLIR Vue thermal imaging camera series for commercial drones, the FLIR Vue™ Pro R.

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Local Heroes: FLIR Marine Camera Helps Find Missing Girl

Local Heroes: FLIR Marine Camera Helps Find Missing Girl

Warmer weather means boating season is upon us. That means people will be hitting the water to cool off or explore our waterways.  Unfortunately, accidents can happen on the water, but thankfully our military and law enforcement agencies have invested in technology designed to help in search and rescue operations, including FLIR’s thermal technology.

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FLIR Products and the Environment
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FLIR Products and the Environment

Today is Earth Day, a day when people reflect on how they interact and impact the world around them. In recognition of Earth Day, we wanted consider some of the ways our technology is being used to visualize the world in unique ways and even improve the world and environment we live in.

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FLIR Delivers the Complete Thermal Camera Lineup for Firefighters
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FLIR Delivers the Complete Thermal Camera Lineup for Firefighters

This week we introduced a range of thermal imaging firefighting solutions during the world’s largest exhibition for firefighters, FDIC International in Indianapolis, Indiana. In the process, we made major strides in our mission to make high quality thermal imaging cameras standard issue equipment for firefighters.

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First Responders:  Buy Complete Drone Packages through FLIR
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First Responders: Buy Complete Drone Packages through FLIR

Starting April 20, firefighters, emergency response teams, and search and rescue (SAR) operations will be able to purchase ready-to-fly drone packages through FLIR dealers and distributors.  

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FLIR Launches the First Thermal Camera for Firefighting Aerial Ladders
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FLIR Launches the First Thermal Camera for Firefighting Aerial Ladders

Today FLIR announced the FLIR KF6, the fire industry’s first thermal imaging camera (TIC) designed for integration on aerial ladders.

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Introducing the FLIR Boson™
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Introducing the FLIR Boson™

FLIR today announced Boson™, its smallest, lightest, and least power-consuming, high-performance uncooled thermal camera for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that make products for firefighting, automotive, maritime, hunting, UAS, and the military.

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FLIR Introduces K33 and K53 Thermal Cameras for Firefighters
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FLIR Introduces K33 and K53 Thermal Cameras for Firefighters

Firefighters need reliable tools at the ready to help perform lifesaving tasks. Today FLIR announced two new handheld thermal imaging cameras (TICs) to help firefighters do just that – the FLIR K33 and K53.

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FLIR Partner Pixel Velocity Takes Home Award
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FLIR Partner Pixel Velocity Takes Home Award

The 2016 Oil and Gas awards are in full swing. With the industry winners of the Northeast and Rocky Mountains announced, I’d like to take a moment to recognize one of our valuable partners for the innovative work leveraging FLIR’s latest IR sensor technology.

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FLIR launches Low Cost Thermal Imaging Traffic Sensor
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FLIR launches Low Cost Thermal Imaging Traffic Sensor

FLIR Systems announced the FLIR TrafiOne, a traffic sensor developed specifically for accurate traffic detection utilizing the world’s most advanced low-cost thermal imaging technology.

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Military family teenagers from around the US partake in FLIR sponsored weekend adventure
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Military family teenagers from around the US partake in FLIR sponsored weekend adventure

Last weekend, FLIR sponsored Operation Blackbeard: the ultimate outdoor experience for 16 teens of fallen Special Operations service members, exploring the outdoors and searching for wildlife at night with thermal imaging technology.

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Local Heroes: FLIR Airborne Cameras Assist U.S. Coast Guard in River Rescue
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Local Heroes: FLIR Airborne Cameras Assist U.S. Coast Guard in River Rescue

At FLIR, we take tremendous pride knowing that our products play an important role in helping save lives every day, some of which are right in our own backyard. Located in Wilsonville, Oregon, we support many regional law enforcement and military agencies with technology, and this month we’re proud to honor the heroics of the U.S. Coast Guard who led a successful rescue on the Necanicum River near Seaside, Oregon earlier this month.

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FLIR Begins Shipping Fido X2 Explosives Trace Detector and Announces Online Training Courses
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FLIR Begins Shipping Fido X2 Explosives Trace Detector and Announces Online Training Courses

Today we announce that pre-orders for the Fido® X2 began shipping this week to law enforcement, private aviation, and security agencies around the world. The handheld explosives trace detectors will be used to counter and deter acts of terrorism.

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FLIR Begins Shipping Radiation Detector identiFINDER R200 and Announces Companion Mobile App
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FLIR Begins Shipping Radiation Detector identiFINDER R200 and Announces Companion Mobile App

We are pleased to announce that pre-orders for the identiFINDER® R200 are now shipping to law enforcement and emergency management agencies around the world this week. The pager-sized radiation detector tool can be mounted in a vehicle or worn to provide 24/7 radiation monitoring. When an alarm sounds, the identiFINDER R200 detects the radioisotope, enabling responders to assess the nature of the threat on-site and identify a true threat from an innocent material.

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Samsung Showcases FLIR Thermal Sensors in IoT Demo
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Samsung Showcases FLIR Thermal Sensors in IoT Demo

Today at Light + Building, the world's leading trade show for lighting and building services technology, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. showcased an Internet of Things (IoT) demonstration featuring an integration of FLIR’s Lepton microthermal camera with Samsung’s Smart Lighting Module (SLM).

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Top Businesses to Start With Your FLIR Vue Pro
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Top Businesses to Start With Your FLIR Vue Pro

Starting a business takes big brains; perseverance, and sometimes a lot of capital to back an idea. While big ideas and the willingness to follow through on them are crucial ingredients for starting a business, an abundance of cash isn’t always necessary. Take starting a business with a drone and a FLIR Vue Pro.

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TG130 Selected for 2016’s Hot 50 Products
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TG130 Selected for 2016’s Hot 50 Products

FLIR’s TG130 was selected as a 2016 Hot 50 product by Green Builder Media. Green Builder magazine is the building industry’s leading magazine focused on green building and sustainable development.

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FLIR Kicks Off Fifth Season as Sponsor for MLS Champion Portland Timbers
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FLIR Kicks Off Fifth Season as Sponsor for MLS Champion Portland Timbers

FLIR has been a proud sponsor of the Portland Timbers since the Timbers joined MLS in 2011. With our headquarters based in nearby Wilsonville, Oregon, the team’s fans and the experience at its home stadium Providence Park are truly unique in American soccer.

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Local Heroes: FLIR FX Outdoor Assists Georgia Law Enforcement Catch Thieves
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Local Heroes: FLIR FX Outdoor Assists Georgia Law Enforcement Catch Thieves

Each month we highlight one example of how people use FLIR technology to help keep people safe or protect the environment. We saw several great stories this month but wanted to highlight how one homeowner from Georgia who used their FLIR FX Outdoor security camera to help track down thieves. 

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The World’s First Thermal Imaging Smartphone
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The World’s First Thermal Imaging Smartphone

Earlier today we announced that FLIR would power the thermal imaging camera in the new Cat S60 smartphone, the world’s first thermal imaging smartphone. To learn more about the new smartphone and what it means to FLIR, we asked FLIR’s Sr. Vice President of Product Strategy, Jeff Frank for the details.

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FLIR’s X6900sc Science Camera Makes its Debut at SPIE Photonics West
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FLIR’s X6900sc Science Camera Makes its Debut at SPIE Photonics West

The FLIR X6900sc is the fastest commercial infrared camera at a full 640 x 512 resolution, and blends all the features of a high speed visible camera with FLIR’s advanced thermal camera technology. The result: a camera with an extremely fast frame rate (1000 frames per second) and superior resolution and sensitivity.

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FLIR AX8 wins the NMMA Innovation Award at the Miami Boat Show
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FLIR AX8 wins the NMMA Innovation Award at the Miami Boat Show

We're excited to announce that the FLIR AX8 has won the 2016 Innovation Award at the Miami International Boat Show. The Innovation Award honors manufacturers and suppliers who bring new, innovative products for the boating industry to market.

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FLIR and Rockford Fosgate Announce Entertainment Control Partnership
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FLIR and Rockford Fosgate Announce Entertainment Control Partnership

Today at the Miami International Boat Show, Raymarine announced a partnership with Rockford Fosgate, an industry leader in high-performance audio systems, in the development of integrated audio solutions for use with Raymarine’s Multifunction Displays (MFDs) for the marine industry.

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FLIR Introduces the FLIR Ocean Scout TK Thermal Vision Monocular for Boaters
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FLIR Introduces the FLIR Ocean Scout TK Thermal Vision Monocular for Boaters

Today FLIR announced the FLIR Ocean Scout TK, the marine industry’s first sub-$600, pocket-sized thermal vision monocular. Shown for the first time today at the Miami International Boat Show, the FLIR Ocean Scout TK, enabled by FLIR’s revolutionary low-cost Lepton micro camera core, is making thermal imaging technology even more accessible to boaters.

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Local Heroes: Massachusetts State Police Air Wing Rescue
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Local Heroes: Massachusetts State Police Air Wing Rescue

At FLIR, we’re privileged to create technologies that help play a critical role in helping save peoples’ lives on both land and sea. Whether it’s a search and rescue operation, a manhunt or car chase, we find amazing stories every month about law enforcement officers around the globe using FLIR’s thermal and visible imaging equipment to help save a life or keep our communities safe. 

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Two New Additions to Our Award-Winning Scout Series
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Two New Additions to Our Award-Winning Scout Series

Today at SHOT Show 2016 in Las Vegas, FLIR is showcasing two exciting new additions to our award-winning Scout Series of thermal vision monoculars: Scout III and our new entry-level imager, Scout TK.

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FLIR @ SHOT Show 2016
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FLIR @ SHOT Show 2016

FLIR is live from the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show this week at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas. SHOT Show, the world's largest show of its kind, features the latest firearms, ammunition, hunting, and shooting accessories from across the industry, including the latest from FLIR.

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See Who Has the “Hots” for Bachelor Ben On His First Group Date
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See Who Has the “Hots” for Bachelor Ben On His First Group Date

FLIR will be featured on next week’s episode of The Bachelor, putting the chemistry of several lucky ladies and the newest Bachelor, Ben Higgins to the test. The episode will feature a special group date where FLIR’s thermal imaging camera will be used to literally see the heat between Ben and the women.

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FLIR @ CES 2016: Day Three Live Stream Update
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FLIR @ CES 2016: Day Three Live Stream Update

With CES 2016 almost half over, we've got one more day of some great live streams waiting for you on FLIR.com/CES ! At 12:15PM, we'll hear from Cal Loo about FLIR's Developer Program and get demos of some of the interesting and useful apps people have developed for FLIR ONE. At 1:30PM, Dr. Austin Richards of FLIR will demonstrate capturing high speed thermal data with one of FLIR's science cameras. At 3:00PM, the last live keynote from the show, we'll once again hear from naturalist Casey Anderson!

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FLIR @ CES 2016: Day Two Live Stream Update
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FLIR @ CES 2016: Day Two Live Stream Update

With day two of CES 2016 kicking off shortly, we wanted to share today's live streaming schedule, as well as a recording of yesterday's keynote. Today's schedule features talks by Casey Anderson of National Geographic and a discussion of the game-changing Zenmuse XT from DJI and FLIR.

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FLIR Introduces New Dragonfly 7 PRO Fishing Sonar and GPS
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FLIR Introduces New Dragonfly 7 PRO Fishing Sonar and GPS

At the New York Boat Show FLIR unveiled the new Raymarine Dragonfly 7 PRO, Raymarine’s most feature-rich sonar +GPS combination yet for fresh and coastal saltwater fishing. Dragonfly 7 PRO is equipped with an extra-large 7" display for maximum visibility and higher resolution for photo-like sonar images thanks to the exclusive DownVision™.

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FLIR TG130 Helps Families Reduce Energy Costs
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FLIR TG130 Helps Families Reduce Energy Costs

Today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, FLIR announced the new TG130 Spot Thermal Camera that allows do-it-yourself homeowners and small business owners to quickly find and troubleshoot temperature-related issues around the house.

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FLIR Announces Raymarine Quantum™ Wireless CHIRP Marine Radar For Boaters
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FLIR Announces Raymarine Quantum™ Wireless CHIRP Marine Radar For Boaters

FLIR announces Raymarine’s Quantum™ Wireless CHIRP Marine Radar, the saltwater and freshwater industry’s first recreational marine radar dome featuring CHIRP pulse compression technology to provide cruisers, sailors, fisherman, and workboat operators with superior radar imaging on both long and short ranges.

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FLIR Introduces its Most Affordable Thermal Vision Monocular - FLIR Scout TK
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FLIR Introduces its Most Affordable Thermal Vision Monocular - FLIR Scout TK

At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas today, FLIR announced the latest addition to the FLIR Scout series – the FLIR Scout TK compact thermal vision monocular.

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FLIR Celebrates Lepton Anniversary with Two New Products by Andy Teich, CEO
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FLIR Celebrates Lepton Anniversary with Two New Products by Andy Teich, CEO

Today at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), FLIR introduced the FLIR Scout TK and the FLIR TG130, two thermal handheld cameras for people to use at home, work, and play. Enabled by an historic technological advancement we made two years ago, both products reinforce our pursuit to deliver a sixth sense to an ever-increasing population of users around the world.

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FLIR Live from CES 2016!
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FLIR Live from CES 2016!

We’re excited for CES 2016! See the power of thermal vision and explore new advances in thermal technology with FLIR’s renowned keynote speakers! Can’t make it to the show? FLIR brings CES to you with a week of live streams!

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Pouring Champagne Right This New Year's
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Pouring Champagne Right This New Year's

Have you ever given much thought to how you pour champagne? Recent researchers used a FLIR camera to visualize CO2 dispersion during the pouring process!

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Owens Corning Energy Assessment app for FLIR ONE
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Owens Corning Energy Assessment app for FLIR ONE

If you’re the proud owner of a FLIR ONE and consider yourself a do-it-yourselfer, the free Comfort Tracker app for iPhone, iPad or Android from Owens Corning is a must-have. With winter up on us, or yet to arrive for some, the Comfort Tracker app helps contractors and DIY homeowners to turn their mobile devices into a tool that can help improve the home’s energy performance throughout the year.

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Tips to Prevent Package Theft with a FLIR FX
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Tips to Prevent Package Theft with a FLIR FX

The holidays are a favorite time of year for most of us – egg nog, time with family, sleigh rides and of course, the presents. 

Do you know who else loves the holidays and especially presents? Thieves (aka Porch Pirates)! 

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FLIR Introduces Thermal Pan-Tilt-Zoom Security Camera: FLIR TCX PTZ
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FLIR Introduces Thermal Pan-Tilt-Zoom Security Camera: FLIR TCX PTZ

Today FLIR launched the FLIR TCX PTZ (Pan-Tilt-Zoom), a thermal-equipped PTZ security camera that provides security professionals with the information they need to respond to potential security threats.    The FLIR TCX PTZ’s thermal camera outperforms standard visible light cameras

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FLIR and DJI Announce Strategic Collaboration and New Thermal Camera for Drones
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FLIR and DJI Announce Strategic Collaboration and New Thermal Camera for Drones

Earlier today at an event in San Francisco, FLIR announced a strategic collaboration with DJI Innovations, the market leader in easy-to-fly drones, designed to provide a wide variety of commercial drone users with aerial thermal imaging solutions. We also announced the first product under this collaboration: the new DJI Zenmuse XT. The Zenmuse XT will feature all of DJI’s industry-leading camera image stabilization technology and will be integrated with FLIR’s Tau 2 thermal camera.

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FLIR Vue Pro Availability
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FLIR Vue Pro Availability

Today, FLIR announced the availability of the Vue Pro. Designed for professional use, FLIR Vue Pro is a thermal imager and data recorder that adds tremendous value to sUAS operations and service.

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FLIR FX 2.0: World’s Most Versatile Security Camera Gets New Features and Improvements
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FLIR FX 2.0: World’s Most Versatile Security Camera Gets New Features and Improvements

In the months since launching our very first home monitoring device, FLIR FX, we have received excellent feedback from our diverse customer base. Our users had passionate responses for everything from the app user interface, to the RapidRecap feature to specific hardware components. These comments have proven to be invaluable to our team, and today we’re excited to introduce FLIR FX 2.0, a series of product upgrades that will bring greater functionality to FLIR FX.

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FLIR to Acquire Security and Surveillance Solutions Provider DVTEL, Inc.
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FLIR to Acquire Security and Surveillance Solutions Provider DVTEL, Inc.

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced earlier today that it has agreed to acquire DVTEL, Inc., a leading developer of software and hardware technologies for advanced video surveillance.

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FLIR for the Holidays

FLIR for the Holidays

For those that struggle to decide what to get their family and friends for the holidays, we have good news. There’s a FLIR camera for everyone on your holiday list!

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FLIR Vue – A Thermal Imager for Your SAR Drone
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FLIR Vue – A Thermal Imager for Your SAR Drone

Thermal imaging does what every SAR operator needs: it makes the invisible, visible. It sees what your eyes can’t by detecting the subtle temperature differences that can indicate a human presence.

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FLIR Announces identiFINDER R200 Pager-Sized Radiation Identification Tool
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FLIR Announces identiFINDER R200 Pager-Sized Radiation Identification Tool

FLIR Systems today announced the launch of the FLIR identiFINDER® R200, the latest addition to its industry-leading identiFINDER R-Series handheld radiation detection and identification tools. Intended for use by state and local law enforcement agencies and first responders, the wearable identiFINDER R200 delivers American National Standards Institute (ANSI) N42.48 compliant identification at a price that enables more first responders to perform immediate front-line detection and response during a radiological event.

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2015 Prize for Engineering Innovation
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2015 Prize for Engineering Innovation

FLIR’s Ranger R20SS has been awarded the 2015 prize for Engineering Innovation from the Order of Engineers of Quebec. The FLIR Ranger R20SSis ground-surveillance radar, specifically designed to detect and track personnel and vehicles within a 20 kilometer range. With the fastest electronic scan rate available, the Ranger R20SS leads the industry in target detection and acquisition performance.

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FLIR Is Veteran Strong
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FLIR Is Veteran Strong

At FLIR we’ve had the privilege of supporting our military men and women for decades with sensing technology in their missions. Because of this history, we’ve also had the honor of hiring countless veterans once their service ends.   

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FLIR OGI Cameras Featured on PBS NewsHour
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FLIR OGI Cameras Featured on PBS NewsHour

FLIR’s Optical Gas Imaging technology is frequently used in the oil and gas industry to detect fugitive methane emissions. Last night PBS Newshour featured FLIR’s GasFinder camera on their segment, detailing methane leaks.

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FLIR's Handheld Ocean Scout Now Available with Greater Resolution
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FLIR's Handheld Ocean Scout Now Available with Greater Resolution

At the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show FLIR is launching the Ocean Scout 640, the latest version of its powerful Ocean Scout line of compact, handheld thermal maritime cameras. With a thermal resolution of 640 x 512, Ocean Scout 640 reveals the heat of vessels, buoys, floating debris, and persons in the water in total darkness at even greater distances.

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Police Track Fugitives with FLIR Airborne Systems
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Police Track Fugitives with FLIR Airborne Systems

FLIR’s Airborne Law Enforcement Systems have been helping police departments nationwide, most recently to track a fugitive accused of shooting a police officer in Tennessee, as well as a Kentucky trooper.

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FLIR’s T1030sc HD Camera for Engineers and Scientists Doubles the Thermal Sensitivity and Delivers High-Speed Streaming
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FLIR’s T1030sc HD Camera for Engineers and Scientists Doubles the Thermal Sensitivity and Delivers High-Speed Streaming

For research and development professionals, accuracy matters. Whether they’re in the field identifying stress failures in engines or in the lab measuring textiles to ensure the fabric will hold up in harsh weather conditions, their tools need to be durable, portable and precise.

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Happy Halloween from FLIR!
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Happy Halloween from FLIR!

Our friends at the Infrared Training Center made this great video addressing some possible “ghostly” myths in their ITC Hot Spot.

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FLIR Brings Thermal Imaging into the Classroom
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FLIR Brings Thermal Imaging into the Classroom

On any given day in elementary schools and universities around the world, teachers and students discuss the fundamentals of science. The theories and concepts involving heat and heat transfer, however, have been difficult for teachers to explain and for students to understand or visualize. Until today.

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Raymarine Pro Ambassador Dawson Lenz named FishLife Collegiate Tour Angler of the Year
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Raymarine Pro Ambassador Dawson Lenz named FishLife Collegiate Tour Angler of the Year

This week Raymarine pro ambassador Dawson Lenz earned college fishing’s highest honor by being named the FishLife Collegiate Series Angler of the Year. Lenz, a senior captain at the University of North Alabama, earned the honor after using Raymarine’s a97 and a98 to help lead the Lions’ Bass Fishing club team to first place in FishLife’s Collegiate Tour points title.

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FLIR Introduces Fido X2 Handheld Explosives Trace Detector
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FLIR Introduces Fido X2 Handheld Explosives Trace Detector

FLIR Systems today announced the launch of the Fido® X2, the latest addition to its leading-edge Fido X-Series handheld explosives trace detectors (ETD). Offering high sensitivity at an accessible price, the easy-to-use Fido X2 features FLIR’s proprietary TrueTrace™ technology to quickly and accurately detect a broad range of chemicals used in the manufacture of homemade, commercial, and military explosives.

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Take Temperature Measurements Safely with FLIR’s New TG54 & TG56
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Take Temperature Measurements Safely with FLIR’s New TG54 & TG56

Today FLIR launched the new TG54 & TG56 Spot IR Thermometers, which allow professionals to quickly and easily take measurements in places that are out of reach for most IR thermometers. These thermometers let users take non-contact temperature measurements with a distance-to-spot ratio of 24:1 (TG54) and 30:1 (TG56). That means that with a TG56, they can measure a one-inch sized target from up to 30 feet away!

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FLIR Releases Griffin 844 Desktop Trace Detector for Enhanced Security Screening
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FLIR Releases Griffin 844 Desktop Trace Detector for Enhanced Security Screening

FLIR System today announced the release of the FLIR Griffin 844, the latest addition to its leading-edge Griffin 800-series desktop chemical trace detector product line used by security officials to screen personal belongings, parcels, cargo, skin, vehicles, and other surfaces for explosives and narcotics threats.

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FLIR Releases World’s First Thermal Imaging Clamp Meter
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FLIR Releases World’s First Thermal Imaging Clamp Meter

For a long time, electricians were forced to troubleshoot complex, compounded problems by chasing down the cause – one electrical measurement at a time. Today FLIR changes the way electricians find problems with the launch of the world’s first thermal imaging clamp meter – the FLIR CM174 Imaging Clamp Meter with IGM™ (Infrared Guided Measurement).

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New Premium Imaging Moisture Meter Finds Hidden Moisture Fast
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New Premium Imaging Moisture Meter Finds Hidden Moisture Fast

Finding the source of a water leak or moisture intrusion isn’t always simple or obvious. The damage might be evident on a living room ceiling, but the source of the moisture could actually be coming from an upstairs bedroom window or shower leak. Sometimes you can’t see signs of moisture at all. Luckily FLIR just released the MR176 Imaging Moisture Meter Plus with IGM (Infrared Guided Measurement) technology, which shows moisture restoration and remediation professionals exactly where to measure.

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Troubleshoot Faster and Ensure Accurate Readings with the New FLIR CM72 and CM74 Commercial Clamp Meters
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Troubleshoot Faster and Ensure Accurate Readings with the New FLIR CM72 and CM74 Commercial Clamp Meters

Electrical problems can be difficult to diagnose without a clamp meter that has the right features. FLIR has launched the new CM72 and CM74 Commercial Clamp Meters for the commercial or industrial electrician who faces these types of modern challenges on the job every day.

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FLIR M625 Wins NMEA Product of Excellence Award
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FLIR M625 Wins NMEA Product of Excellence Award

FLIR’s M625 Thermal Imaging Camera System was recognized at the 2015 Product of Excellence in the Marine Cameras category at the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) Annual Convention and Expo held in Baltimore, MD October 29 through November 1, 2015.

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Dragonfly Wins with Field and Stream
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Dragonfly Wins with Field and Stream

Marc Modoski of Field and Stream recently reviewed the Dragonfly 5 Pro Sonar/GPS.  The Dragonfly impressed Marc with its crisp CHIRP DownVision and Navionics mapping capability.  Marc concluded ““The Dragonfly series is an obvious choice for anyone looking for reliable, high-end sonar without having to invest a month’s pay.”

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New FLIR FC-Series ID Thermal Security Cameras Feature Built-in Analytics to Reduce False Alarms
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New FLIR FC-Series ID Thermal Security Cameras Feature Built-in Analytics to Reduce False Alarms

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced the release of the FC-Series ID thermal security cameras, the latest models in its FC-Series line. The FC-Series ID thermal cameras combine built-in analytics for high performance intrusion detection, industry-leading image quality designed for high-end commercial users and an expanded selection of high-performance lenses to suit a wide range of applications.

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NASCAR® Just Got Hotter! FLIR Announces Lead Sponsorship for McMurray’s Car
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NASCAR® Just Got Hotter! FLIR Announces Lead Sponsorship for McMurray’s Car

FLIR is excited to partner up with Chip Ganassi Racing this weekend for the upcoming Sylvania 300 in Loudon, New Hampshire, part of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. This is the first NASCAR sponsorship for FLIR, and we’ll be posting all kinds of great images and video leading up to the race on Sunday!

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FLIR Introduces New Professional-Grade Thermal Camera for Commercial Drones
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FLIR Introduces New Professional-Grade Thermal Camera for Commercial Drones

Following the introduction of the popular FLIR Vue earlier in 2015, the new FLIR Vue Pro delivers expanded capabilities to sUAS operators by delivering precision thermal imaging, enhanced data collection capabilities, in-flight control of a variety of camera functions, and easy set-up with mobile apps.

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Raymarine Wrap up Raymarine Angler Wins Bassmaster Angler of the Year Tournament
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Raymarine Wrap up Raymarine Angler Wins Bassmaster Angler of the Year Tournament

Raymarine Pro Ambassador Chris Zaldain of San Jose, California dominated the Bassmaster Elite Series Angler of the Year Championship Tournament held last weekend in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Chris took the bait amongst the top 50 anglers in the country with a final total catch of 53.4 pounds, beating the next closest competitor by nearly three pounds.

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FLIR Systems Releases Groundbreaking High Definition Handheld Thermal Camera
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FLIR Systems Releases Groundbreaking High Definition Handheld Thermal Camera

FLIR Systems, Inc. today announced the release of the FLIR T1020, also known as the FLIR T1K, a premium thermal camera for use in a multitude of industrial and building diagnostics applications. The T1K is a high definition handheld instrument featuring exceptional measurement performance, outstanding image clarity, and a highly responsive user-interface. The T1K allows users to find hot spots quickly, measure them precisely, and streamline their entire work process.

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FLIR Enhances Raymarine LightHouse II OS with Powerful New Features
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FLIR Enhances Raymarine LightHouse II OS with Powerful New Features

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced the release of the latest upgrade to its acclaimed LightHouse II operating system for Raymarine multifunction displays (MFDs). Underscoring FLIR’s commitment to enhance the boating experience through innovation, LightHouse II Release 15 gives captains the ability to monitor their engine room using the new FLIR AX8 marine thermal camera system, improves collision avoidance with completely new graphical representations of AIS targets, and now supports direct software updates over Wi-Fi to keep Raymarine users up-to-date with the latest technology.

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