ABOUT FLIR

The largest commercial infrared company in the world, FLIR has been designing, building, and integrating high-performance infrared cameras for nearly 50 years. FLIR cameras play pivotal roles in a wide range of industrial, commercial, and government activities in over 60 countries.

Our Advanced Thermal Solutions (ATS) thermography unit designs and manufactures high-performance thermal imaging systems used to detect and measure minute temperature differences in a wide variety of scientific, research, and product development settings. These applications include R&D, life sciences, environmental studies, scientific research, and electronics development.

FLIR’s other divisions produce thermal camera systems for a wide variety of military, paramilitary, law enforcement, and public safety missions, as well as for automotive and maritime night vision, personal night vision, firefighting, and industrial and home security uses. In addition, FLIR supplies camera cores and other sub-components to OEMs and system integrators.

And since FLIR’s goal is Infrared Everywhere, we are committed to making affordable thermal cameras everyone can use. The FLIR ONE is a fully functional thermal camera attachment for iOS and Android devices that everyone can use.

Quick Facts
Employees: Over 3,000 worldwide
Investor Resources: www.flir.com/investor/
Revenue: $1.8B (2017)
Locations: FLIR conducts business in more than 100 countries around the globe

FEATURED ARTICLES

FLIR T500-Series Macro Mode: Single-Lens Solution For Imaging Small Targets
FLIR T500-Series Macro Mode: Single-Lens Solution For Imaging Small Targets Electronics inspection is one of the most common applications for thermal imaging, which typically involves finding hot spots on printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs) and ensuring that various components are working within their design limits.  Continue Reading...
Thermal Imaging Helps To Study Non-Contact Electromagnetic Induction Heating For Eradicating Bacteria And Yeasts From Metal Implants
Thermal Imaging Helps To Study Non-Contact Electromagnetic Induction Heating For Eradicating Bacteria And Yeasts From Metal Implants Infections in joint replacement surgery are a major factor in the failure of the used metal implants, especially when more strains of bacteria become resistant to antibiotics. Heating up the joints would eliminate bacteria and yeast, but the concern is whether or not this can be done in a non-invasive fashion.  Continue Reading...
LIST Researchers Use FLIR Cameras To Study The Electrocaloric Effect
LIST Researchers Use FLIR Cameras To Study The Electrocaloric Effect Refrigerant devices typically use fluid coolants turned into gases to cool things down. These gases, however, may become harmful to the environment, so research is being done on the use of solid materials as a substitute to cool down food, beverages, medicine, and even electronic devices.  Continue Reading...
Hot Topic: The Promise, Advantages, And Challenges Of High-Speed Infrared Cameras
Hot Topic: The Promise, Advantages, And Challenges Of High-Speed Infrared Cameras While IR cameras are nothing new, the latest high-speed variants bring with them new functionality, benefits, and a few limitations. This Q&A seeks to shed light on all the advantages and potential constraints of high-speed imaging, and to address some of the key questions often asked about this technology.  Continue Reading...
FLIR Thermal Cameras Help To Reduce The Invasiveness Of Cochlear Implant Surgery
FLIR Thermal Cameras Help To Reduce The Invasiveness Of Cochlear Implant Surgery The surgical placement of Cochlear hearing implants behind the human ear requires a highly trained surgeon, and can result in facial nerve damage, meningitis, tinnitus, infections, cerebrospinal fluid leakage, and potentially more.  Continue Reading...
From “Guess” To “Best”: How Infrared Cameras  Are Increasing Accuracy And Insight In Product Testing
From “Guess” To “Best”: How Infrared Cameras Are Increasing Accuracy And Insight In Product Testing This article explores how infrared (IR) cameras deliver a major data-gathering advantage over legacy approaches to temperature measurement, an advantage that can prevent costly product failures and safety hazards, providing an immediate and ongoing return on investment.  Continue Reading...
Evaluating The Increase And Distribution Of Temperature During Dental Drilling Using A Thermal Imaging Camera
Evaluating The Increase And Distribution Of Temperature During Dental Drilling Using A Thermal Imaging Camera In some cases, the rotary speeds from dental drills can cause dangerously high temperatures, which can permanently damage bone tissue as they increase the denaturation of hard tissue proteins. This article discusses research on drilling techniques in a lab setting.   Continue Reading...
Using Thermal Imaging To Detect Small Nerve Fiber Dysfunction
Using Thermal Imaging To Detect Small Nerve Fiber Dysfunction While the dysfunction of large nerve fibers can be assessed using standard neurological examination and electromyography (EMG), currently no noninvasive techniques exist to detect and quantify small fiber dysfunction.  Continue Reading...
Using Thermal Imaging For Companion Diagnostics
Using Thermal Imaging For Companion Diagnostics This application note describes how researchers from the clinical research center of Charité Berlin use a thermal imaging camera from FLIR to analyze and objectify the body’s response to various allergens.  Continue Reading...
Thermal Imaging Cameras Allow Machines To Read Human Emotions
Thermal Imaging Cameras Allow Machines To Read Human Emotions Scientists are researching how machines can understand human emotions through thermal imaging. In order for Artificial Agents (AAs) to set up contingent emotional and psychophysiological interaction with humans, the automatic nervous system (ANS) must be monitored and translated efficiently.   Continue Reading...
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CONTACT INFORMATION

FLIR Systems, Inc - Research & Science

9 Townsend West

Nashua, NH 03063

UNITED STATES

Phone: 800-745-4620

Contact: Mark Boccella

FEATURED PRODUCTS

  • Portable Thermal Research Camera: T600sc Series
    Portable Thermal Research Camera: T600sc Series

    FLIR’s T600sc series is made up of battery powered, handheld thermal imaging cameras ideal for applications that involve thermographic studies and temperature measurements. These thermal cameras cover the -40°C to 2,000°C temperature range and employ 640 x 480 infrared uncooled Vanadium Oxide (VOx) microbolometer detectors.

  • Thermal Imaging Measuring System For Electronics Testing: FLIR ETS320
    Thermal Imaging Measuring System For Electronics Testing: FLIR ETS320

    FLIR offers the new ETS320 affordable, non-contact thermal measurement system designed to collect accurate, reliable data in seconds and analyze it quickly for electronics testing and scientific research. The system pairs a high-sensitivity infrared camera with an integrated stand for hands-free measurements of printed circuit boards and other small electronics.

  • The World’s Fastest 640 x 512 Resolution IR Camera: FLIR X6900sc
    The World’s Fastest 640 x 512 Resolution IR Camera: FLIR X6900sc

    FLIR’s X6900sc series cameras are the world’s fastest full frame MWIR and LWIR 640 x 512 resolution thermal cameras for use in high-speed R&D and science applications. The infrared cameras are designed to produce thermal data at up to 1,004 frames per second at full resolution, and can be sub-windowed for even faster rates.   With multiple simultaneous digital data outputs over GigE, CameraLink and CoaxPress in addition to the ability of burst recording to on-camera RAM for up to 26 seconds,  there is never a worry of missing critical frames of data.

  • HD Performance Handheld Infrared Camera: FLIR T1030sc
    HD Performance Handheld Infrared Camera: FLIR T1030sc

    FLIR offers the new T1030sc Long-Wave Infrared Camera designed to capture images with 1024 x 768 pixels at 30 frames per second (fps). The camera provides high thermal sensitivity, fast raw data streaming, and a high speed interface (HSI) connection for streaming lossless HD radiometric imagery at 120 Hz or up to 480 Hz with windowing.

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FEATURED VIDEOS

  • Infrared Microscopy – How To Get Accurate Temperature Measurements And Find Hot Spots With Your Infrared Camera Lenses
    Infrared Microscopy – How To Get Accurate Temperature Measurements And Find Hot Spots With Your Infrared Camera Lenses

    Finding and fixing hot spots within ever-shrinking electronic systems has become more and more difficult. This webinar examines close-up and microscope lenses and how they allow infrared cameras to make accurate temperature measurements on components less than 25 µm in size and image targets as small as 3.5 µm. Side-by-side comparisons of real-world images are presented along with data from a variety of different camera and lens combinations.

  • See The Heat – Troubleshooting PCB And Electronic Product Design With Thermal Imaging
    See The Heat – Troubleshooting PCB And Electronic Product Design With Thermal Imaging

    The inherent heat found in smaller electronic circuit boards and components can easily cause system failures and significant damage. In this webinar, FLIR Business Development Manager for Science, Jerry Beeney, compares infrared imaging with the more traditional temperature measurement devices. He utilizes real-world infrared images and examples to demonstrate how infrared thermography can more easily identify hot spots and improve thermal management with greater advancements in circuit board design.

  • Overcoming The Challenges Of Measuring Temperature At High Speeds With FLIR X-Series Cameras

    Measuring the temperature of fast moving objects can be very challenging since traditional temperature measurement devices are often too slow or simply impractical.  In this brief 20-30 minute webinar, FLIR’s Scientific Segment Engineer, Taimen Taylor, will discuss how recent developments in high speed thermal camera technology allow engineers and researchers the ability to easily visualize and accurately measure temperatures on extremely fast moving targets.  Taimen will use real-world images from a variety of high speed thermal applications to showcase how new camera features allow users to record, access and analyze data quickly and easily.

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