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FLIR to Participate at IFSEC 2017 in London

FLIR to Participate at IFSEC 2017 in London

Experience the impressive new products that FLIR Security has to offer at the biggest security exhibition in Europe, IFSEC 2017, in London! Come see FLIR at booth#E300 June 20th to the 22nd. IFSEC International receives close to 30,000 security professionals from around the world looking to experience the latest technological innovations in security and meet with top leaders of the industry. The exhibition brings manufacturers, integrators, distributors, installers and end-users together for one of the most influential gatherings of the year.

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FLIR United VMS Protection from WannaCrypt Ransomware Attack
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FLIR United VMS Protection from WannaCrypt Ransomware Attack

On Friday, May 12th many Windows based systems around the world were victims of malicious “WannaCrypt” software AKA “WannaCry”.

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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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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

A new wave of product offerings is underscoring the increased breadth of FLIR’s security solutions. The additions include the powerful United VMS 8.0, the remarkable dual-sensor PT-Series HD pan/tilt camera, a dual-purpose 4K fixed box camera, and a rugged, tamper-proof corner.

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Fail-proof perimeter security for LUKOIL NEFTOCHIM BURGAS

Fail-proof perimeter security for LUKOIL NEFTOCHIM BURGAS

LUKOIL Neftochim Burgas, based in Bulgaria, is the largest oil refinery in Southeastern Europe, processing 9.5 million ton of crude oil per year. The Lukoil oil production sites are vital to the Bulgarian economy, but also present a significant risk. To make sure its critical infrastructure is protected against unwanted intruders, the company called upon FLIR Systems for a fail-proof perimeter security solution centered around thermal imaging cameras. 

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United VMS updated for Latitude, Horizon and Meridian products
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United VMS updated for Latitude, Horizon and Meridian products

FLIR has updated United VMS 7.0—available for Latitude, Horizon and Meridian—based on user feedback.

 

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Update - Notice of Potential Security Device Vulnerability

Update - Notice of Potential Security Device Vulnerability

On Friday March 3rd, an independent security researcher discovered a vulnerability that affected many products manufactured by an OEM vendor. This vulnerability potentially allows unauthorized access to certain IP cameras, and network digital video recorders.

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Peel Ports Great Yarmouth opts for future-proof video surveillance over IP
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Peel Ports Great Yarmouth opts for future-proof video surveillance over IP

FLIR’s Latitude VMS efficiently supports the Peel Ports Great Yarmouth deep-water harbor, in Norfolk, UK, with its current and future security needs.

 

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FLIR Launches Second Generation FLIR Meridian Network Video Recorder
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FLIR Launches Second Generation FLIR Meridian Network Video Recorder

FLIR announced the second generation of the FLIR Meridian Network Video Recorder (NVR). An all-in-one video surveillance recording system, the second generation product adds a built-in 8-port PoE switch and dual monitor display functionality.

 

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FC-Series ID receives Homeland Security Award
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FC-Series ID receives Homeland Security Award

The 2016 Homeland Security Awards has honored the FLIR FC-Series ID thermal security camera with a Platinum Award as the Best Thermal Infrared Camera System.

 

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FLIR FC Series R - German waste facility case study
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FLIR FC Series R - German waste facility case study

FLIR cameras help German waste plant operators detect hot spots

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Video analytics on the rise
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Video analytics on the rise

FLIR's thermal cameras deliver unique performance benefits that allow video analytics to work much better for perimeter intrusion detection. Critical infrastructures like nuclear power plants, bridges, production facilities, and telecommunications facilities all require continuous video security monitoring. For these applications, thermal cameras with video analytics are the hardest intrusion detection technology for adversaries to defeat.

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Visualize FLIR camera placement with Raven Site Planning Tool
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Visualize FLIR camera placement with Raven Site Planning Tool

The FLIR Raven Site Planning Tool is the industry standard for simulating the placement of FLIR security cameras in the field. It has been indispensable for 1,500 security installation companies and integrators worldwide. Try it today.

 

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CaseBuilder data collection tool
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CaseBuilder data collection tool

The FLIR CaseBuilder is a powerful data collection tool designed to migrate video surveillance-related evidence from the field to investigation rooms and courts of law. CaseBuilder allows control room operators to collect critical information from the FLIR Latitude Video Management System (VMS), bundle it with additional data relevant to the case, and export it as a unified report for investigators and other stakeholders.

 

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Port St. Lucie Turns to FLIR to Protect Parks
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Port St. Lucie Turns to FLIR to Protect Parks

Just north of Miami, Port St. Lucie, Florida, is a booming city, even by the growth-driven standards of the Sunshine State. With that growth, Port St. Lucie faces new safety and security challenges. Working with Florida-based security company SecurPoint, the city installed a wireless, IP-based video surveillance system from FLIR in its third largest park to determine the technology’s viability for wider deployment.

 

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FLIR cameras catch shoplifters red-handed
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FLIR cameras catch shoplifters red-handed

If it’s up to Nexo Group, shoplifters have to fear a new tool in the battle against theft: thermal imaging. Based on thermal images provided by FLIR’s FC-Series R radiometric camera, Nexo Group’s xPredator system identifies suspicious heat patterns on shop visitors that could indicate the presence of hidden, stolen products.

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FLIR Enhances its Product Lineup by Offering a Rich New Set of Intelligent Systems

FLIR Enhances its Product Lineup by Offering a Rich New Set of Intelligent Systems

FLIR recently acquired Innovative Security Designs (ISD), based in Irvine, CA. The acquisition adds an additional level of expertise to FLIR’s technology portfolio.

 

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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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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 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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Bringing the thermal advantage to Germany and Austria

Bringing the thermal advantage to Germany and Austria

With over 25 years’ experience in the security industry, DEKOM Video Security & Network GmbH is one of the leading companies for network-based video surveillance technology in the German-speaking market. The Hamburg-based distributor and system integrator has also been a FLIR partner for Germany and  Austria for more than seven years. For Wolfgang Haack, CEO of DEKOM, working with the world leader in thermal security cameras has been both beneficial and enjoyable.

 

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4K Surveillance - The Future of Video Security in Shopping Centres is Here
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4K Surveillance - The Future of Video Security in Shopping Centres is Here

Eden Shopping Centre, a large retail and entertainment complex in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, has taken the giant leap from an analogue to a HD video surveillance system. Upgrading the recorders, matrix, and priority cameras has provided the Centre with enhanced optical clarity, high-definition images and the flexibility of future-proofing the system – ready for technological advances.

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Early fire detection with FLIR cameras helps waste plant operators sleep more peacefully
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Early fire detection with FLIR cameras helps waste plant operators sleep more peacefully

The TAV Ludwigslust waste incineration plant makes an important contribution to sustainable waste management for approximately 240,000 citizens from the municipal districts of Ludwigslust and Parchim. At its sites in Ludwigslust, TAV collects enormous amounts of waste that is continuously compressed and prepared for further transport to the incinerators.

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FLIR Provides Ultimate Peace of Mind to Residents of Exclusive South African Estate
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FLIR Provides Ultimate Peace of Mind to Residents of Exclusive South African Estate

68 FLIR thermal cameras monitor 14 km perimeter around exclusive residential and business area. If you are looking for luxury, exclusivity and security around the area of Johannesburg and Midrand, South Africa, then Waterfall Estates is the place to be for you.

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FLIR-Powered security solution helps to battle illegal mining
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FLIR-Powered security solution helps to battle illegal mining

Mining companies across the African continent have been coping with the problem of illegal mining for years. In their battle against artisanal miners illegally entering their properties and compromising site safety, they have been unsuccessfully looking out for security solutions that are both reliable and affordable.

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Thermal Security Cameras Protect the Home Turf
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Thermal Security Cameras Protect the Home Turf

A BYU Case Study... Affordable, high-performance thermal security cameras have revolutionized the video security industry. Their flexibility, performance, and low total cost of ownership have made them viable security imaging solutions for a broader range of applications than ever imagined.

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With Thermal Cameras, Image Matters
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With Thermal Cameras, Image Matters

The simple fact is: not all thermal security cameras are created equal. Simply comparing manufacturer's specification sheets won't give you the information you need to get the most effective imagers for you money.

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Abertura Photovoltaic solar plant chooses FLIR Systems thermal imaging cameras to protect the perimeter
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Abertura Photovoltaic solar plant chooses FLIR Systems thermal imaging cameras to protect the perimeter

FLIR Systems provides a total solution: thermal imaging cameras, network video storage, video analytics, ... The last years environmental awareness has increased drastically. Instead of relying on fossil or nuclear energy only for generating electricity, renewable energies have come into play.

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You Can't Hide Your Heat
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You Can't Hide Your Heat

If it's a threat, it's hot! Security professionals have many different clubs in their professional bags. From cameras to ID badges, we have lots of things we can use to control access to the facilities we protect.

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The Thermal Revolution
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The Thermal Revolution

Technological breakthroughs have changed the very nature of security. The technological breakthroughs that change the very nature of an industry often happen well before anyone takes notice.

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Hot Shots
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Hot Shots

Thermal technology takes its place in perimeter protection. In today's troubled times, large industrial sites are in more danger of security breaches than ever before. With miles of perimeter fence and multiple controlled entrances to secure, large petrochemical plants are a complex security challenge, to say the least.

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Newport Beach Police Dept.
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Newport Beach Police Dept.

FLIR Thermal Security Cameras Help the Newport Beach, CA Police Take Back the Night. TV cameras don't work at night, and night is when you need cameras the most. Police officials in Newport Beach, California found this out and came to FLIR for the solution.

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Airport Security and the Thermal Camera
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Airport Security and the Thermal Camera

Under a growing threat of terrorist attacks, airport authorities around the world are installing FLIR's thermal security cameras to keep their passengers, employees, and valuable equipment safe.

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Thermal Imaging and Port Security

Thermal Imaging and Port Security

The Port of Portland services over 800 vessel calls each year, accounting for over 14 million tons of ocean-going cargo. A complex of four marine terminals, the Port processes a diverse mix of cargo including bulk, breakbulk, containers, and automobiles. Terminal operations continue night and day, and all year round, so the security infrastructure needs to be effective regardless of weather or lighting conditions.

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ORLEN refinery deploys FLIR Systems SR-100 thermal imaging cameras
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ORLEN refinery deploys FLIR Systems SR-100 thermal imaging cameras

Protecting the perimeter at one of Central Europe's largest petrochemical facilities. Polski Koncern Naftowy ORLEN, better known as PKN ORLEN is a Polish company. It is one of Central Europe's largest refiners of crude oil. ORLEN specializes in processing crude oil into world-class unleaded petrol, diesel, heating oil, and aviation fuel as well as plastics and other petroleum related products.

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Security at Munich Airport
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Security at Munich Airport

FLIR Systems SR-100 thermal imaging cameras help to protect the outside perimeter of the airport. Munich Airport, officially named Franz Josef Strauss Airport, is located 28 km northeast of Munich, Germany. Munich Airport is the second busiest airport in Germany in terms of passenger traffic (34.5 million in 2008), after Frankfurt International Airport. It is the 7th largest in Europe and ranks number 28 on the list of busiest airports worldwide.

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Thermal imaging finds its way to The London Eye

Thermal imaging finds its way to The London Eye

Major visitor attraction becomes even safer than before. Paris has the Eiffel Tower, New York the Empire State, Sydney its Opera House, Rome the Coliseum and London has the London Eye. An extraordinary symbol for an extraordinary city. The world's largest cantilevered observation wheel offers a spectacular way to take in over 55 of London's most famous landmarks in just 30 minutes!

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Oubaai Golf Estate, in the heart of the famous South African Garden Route

Oubaai Golf Estate, in the heart of the famous South African Garden Route

FLIR Systems thermal imaging cameras help to protect the perimeter. South Africa's Garden Route is world famous. It is a popular and scenic stretch of the southern coast of South Africa. It includes towns such as Mossel Bay, George, Knysna, Oudtshoorn, Plettenberg Bay and Nature's Valley.

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Diamonds are a thief's best friend
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Diamonds are a thief's best friend

FLIR Systems PTZ-35x140 MS and SR-100 thermal imaging cameras help to prevent diamond theft in Namibia. A big sign, stating: "Diamond theft hurts us all – Don't do it", is one of the first things visitors see when they arrive at the small airport of Oranjemund, Namibia.

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Port of Calais installs thermal imaging cameras for security and surveillance

Port of Calais installs thermal imaging cameras for security and surveillance

Situated on the most frequented shipping lanes in the world, Calais is the port, par excellence, for cross Channel links between the United Kingdom and the European mainland. The Port of Calais has all available modern facilities designed basically for the reception of large ferries and the loading and unloading of bulk cargo and diversified merchandise. It is linked to the European motorway network and a high speed train assures direct access to Paris and Brussels within 90 minutes.

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Thermal imaging cameras: a new tool for securing marinas
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Thermal imaging cameras: a new tool for securing marinas

Providing secure facilities, and keeping marinas a safe environment, should be a basic responsibility of marina management. Protection can be achieved through a combination of security policies, controlled access, observation and user awareness. Although it has not reached epidemic proportions yet, crime is a growing threat to recreational boating. Modern boats are equipped with state-of-the-art electronic systems for navigation and other items. They often also have a state-of-the-art video and sound systems, jet-skis and a lot of other expensive equipment that any robber would love to steal on board.

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Securing the G8
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Securing the G8

Thirty (30) FLIR Systems thermal imaging cameras helped to assure a safe meeting of world leaders in Germany.

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BMW incorporates thermal imaging cameras in its cars
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BMW incorporates thermal imaging cameras in its cars

Bayerische Motoren Werke, worldwide known as BMW, is one of the most prestigious car brands in the world. It stands for luxury, high-quality, safe and environmental friendly cars, all equipped with the latest technology.

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FLIR Systems Thermal Imagers enhance security at Turin Airport
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FLIR Systems Thermal Imagers enhance security at Turin Airport

SAGAT Turin airport in Italy recently decided to increase its security even further by installing FLIR Systems thermal imagers. The airfield lies next to a military facility and the problem had been to detect intrusion along the 9 km long perimeter fence in darkness, haze and fog.

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Emerging applications for miniature thermal imaging cameras
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Emerging applications for miniature thermal imaging cameras

The use of thermal imaging technology and the public's awareness of its capabilities has increased dramatically in the last decade. Thermal imaging used to be a very expensive technology for military users only. Today, more and more people are discovering the technology and the benefits it has to offer. Thermal imaging cameras produce a clear image in the darkest of nights, in light fog and smoke and in the most diverse weather conditions.

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Whitepaper: IP-Based Security Convergence
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Whitepaper: IP-Based Security Convergence

The cost saving, flexibility, and convenience of using IP-based video surveillance has revolutionized the security industry. However, the benefit of being able to monitor and control security systems using the “Internet of Things” (IoT) also creates unprecedented opportunities for cyber-attacks—whether criminals target the video system itself, or use it to access other systems on the same network.

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