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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

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

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
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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
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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 in Thermal?
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What does a Corpse Flower Look 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

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
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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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