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FLIR

(Forward Looking InfraRed) A thermal energy detection technology used in planes, ships, tanks and cars for recognizing distant objects in fog and in the dark. The term was coined to contrast this method with airborne "sideways tracking," which scans the environment below with a row of IR detectors moving like a push broom. See infrared wavelengths.
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As a complement to the Martin Marietta designed LST/SCAM pod (Laser Spot Tracker/Strike CAMera) Ford Aerospace is at present producing the AN/AAS-38 FLIR pod for use with the F/A-18 Hornets operated by the US Navy and US Marine Corps.
FLIR Thermal Studio can be downloaded as a free trial.
Officially designated "Breach PTQ136," it is one the most rugged, compact and lightest FLIR thermal-imaging monocular currently available.
Along with the recent acquisition of Aeryon Labs, FLIR has expanded its unmanned systems capabilities.
WWF first deployed Flir thermal cameras at the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya in 2016.
The contract has a ceiling value of USD 89 million to provide the FLIR Black Hornet 3 nano-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and Personal Reconnaissance System (PRS) to support French Armed Forces operations.
The three new Neutrino cooled camera cores offer significant technological advances, from setting a new bar for size, weight, power, cost, and lifetime, to offering the highest resolution for a midwave thermal camera in its class, said Jim Cannon, President and CEO of FLIR Systems.
The FLIR Breach[R] mini thermal monocular is available through established FLIR dealers in the United States, starting at $2,495.
The FLIR digital cameras are used worldwide, for applications in industrial environments, medical technology, bio technology, traffic engineering, biometrics, geographical information systems and for the counting of persons.
Use your smartphone as a personal thermal imaging camera by hooking it up to FLIR ONE.