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 iPhone 5 and 5s models that everyone can use.

Quick Facts
Employees: Over 3,000 worldwide
Investor Resources: www.flir.com/investor/
Revenue: $1.5B (2012)
Locations: FLIR conducts business in more than 100 countries around the globe

FEATURED ARTICLES

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 some of those functions, benefits, and limitations and address some of the key questions often asked about the 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: 866-837-3243

Fax: 603 324 7834

Contact: David Bursell

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.

  • Thermal Imaging Cameras For Demanding R&D Applications: FLIR X6500sc Models
    Thermal Imaging Cameras For Demanding R&D Applications: FLIR X6500sc Models

    The FLIR X6500sc models of thermal imaging cameras are designed to provide the highest levels of thermal measurement performance alongside the most advanced connectivity. This fully featured, compact camera series provides ultra-sensitive and accurate measurements, state-of-the-art connectivity, and ease of use to allow the concentration to be on the experiment and not the camera’s technicalities. These cameras are equipped with either a cooled indium antimonide (InSb) or mecury cadmium telluride (MCT) detector.

  • 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 offers the X6900sc: the world’s fastest MWIR and LWIR 640 x 512 resolution thermal cameras for high-speed science applications. The X6900sc MWIR camera features a FLIR Indium Antimonide (InSb) detector, while the X6900sc SLS LWIR features a strained layer superlattice (SLS) detector. These thermal imagers are designed to record 1000 fps at full resolution onto the camera RAM for up to 26 seconds.

  • 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.

  • Infrared Cameras For Non-Contact Temperature Measurement: A6700sc, A6750sc And A6750sc SLS
    Infrared Cameras For Non-Contact Temperature Measurement: A6700sc, A6750sc And A6750sc SLS

    The FLIR A6700sc, A6750sc and A6750sc SLS cameras are designed for measuring high speed thermal events and fast-moving targets in electronic inspection, medical thermography, manufacturing monitoring, and non-destructive testing applications. This series features short exposure times that allow users to freeze motion and complete extremely accurate temperature measurements. Frame rates can be increased to 480 frames per second to accurately characterize even higher speed thermal events and help ensure that no critical data is overlooked during testing.

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