High Performance, Reliable LWIR Thermal Imaging with Teledyne FLIR Tau 2 Series

The Tau 2 series offers 40+ variants of the most reliable and rugged longwave infrared (LWIR) thermal camera module. Equipped with a simple optical interface and common commercial interfaces, integration with the Tau 2 and new Tau 2+ is seamless.



LWIR Thermal Camera Integration Made Easy

Teledyne FLIR has you covered with high-performance and reliable longwave infrared (LWIR) Tau 2 series thermal camera modules. Common interfaces and access to a US-based Technical Services team reduce development risk, development cost, and shorten your time to market.  If you are developing with Tau 2, we can help.

With an unmatched combination of features and reliability, the Tau 2 and the increased sensitivity Tau 2+ are well suited for integration in demanding applications including UAVs, unmanned applications, handheld imagers, security cameras, maritime cameras, and thermal sights. Integration is seamless with common optical, mechanical, and electrical interfaces and the most lens options available on the market. See what Tau 2 solution is best for your application. 


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TAU 2+

Made in USA, the Tau 2+ are the most advanced, highest performance longwave infrared (LWIR) Tau 2 camera models from Teledyne FLIR. They maintain the widely deployed and real-world-tested Tau 2 mechanical, electrical, and optical interfaces allowing plug-and-play with existing designs. Its new 1.5x sensitivity improvement and an entirely redesigned image-processing engine deliver dramatically enhanced scene contrast and sharpness. They are the ideal OEM thermal camera module for unmanned vehicles, security applications, and thermal sights.

  • Detect objects at greater distances
  • Resolve key information with sharper images and improved contrast

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Made in the USA, the Tau 2 OEM thermal imaging cameras offer an unmatched combination of features and reliability, making them well-suited for demanding applications including unmanned vehicles, thermal sights, and handheld imagers. Improved electronics provide powerful image processing modes that dramatically enhance detail and contrast through continuous histogram equalization in both 640 and 336 resolutions. Radiometry is an optional feature for Performance-grade cameras and a standard feature with Industrial-grade.


  • Reliable performance with accurate temperature measurement
  • Advanced image processing and feature set


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