FLIR Systems Introduces Rugged Visible Security Camera for Perimeter Protection and Long-Range Situational Awareness

New Quasar 4K PTZ Camera Provides 31x Zoom and Operates in Harsh Environments

ARLINGTON, Va., August 19, 2020 – FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced a new addition to its premium Quasar™ line of PTZ cameras, the FLIR Quasar 4K 31x IR PTZ. The camera offers 4K visible resolution with 31x optical zoom paired with long-range, infrared illumination (IR) for low-light coverage up to 200 meters in challenging environments.

With an expanded operating temperature range of -40 to 60 degrees Celsius/140 degrees Fahrenheit, IP66 for water and dust protection, and NEMA-4X (salt-tolerance) ratings, the Quasar 4K 31x IR PTZ camera is equipped for consistent operation in extreme weather conditions. Pan-Tilt de-icing and built-in lens wiper paired with remote-operated washer accessory systems keep the camera functional and operational in remote or hard to access installations.

“The FLIR Quasar 4K 31x IR PTZ camera is a key addition to the Quasar premium family of products, offering a longer-range option with excellent low-light visible imaging for critical infrastructure sites, remote facilities, or other large areas that require close monitoring in all conditions” said Daniel Gundlach, Global Business Development, Solutions Business at FLIR Systems. “The camera is designed to withstand severe environmental conditions, while also providing the crisp images professionals need for real-time situational awareness and post-event evidentiary support." 

Similar to other Quasar products, the Quasar 4K 31x IR PTZ camera maintains open platform compatibility and can be used with a large variety of third-party VMS solutions or FLIR United VMS. The Quasar 4K 31x IR PTZ includes industry standard security protocols and additional cybersecurity enhancements including unique protection from log-in attacks, hardware and software authentication, and encryption to help keep facilities safe from cyber threats.

FLIR Quasar 4K 31x IR PTZ cameras are available for purchase globally starting September 1 from FLIR or authorized dealers. For additional details, please visit

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About FLIR Systems, Inc.

Founded in 1978, FLIR Systems is a world-leading industrial technology company focused on intelligent sensing solutions for defense and industrial applications. FLIR Systems’ vision is to be “The World’s Sixth Sense, creating technologies to help professionals make more informed decisions that save lives and livelihoods. For more information, please visit and follow @flir.

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