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.
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
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The performance of microelectronic devices will depend on a better understanding of the thermophysical properties of the various materials used in the microelectronics. At the University of Texas at Arlington, the team of Dr. Ankur Jain, who heads the Microscale Thermophysics Laboratory, studies a wide range of topics related to microscale thermal transport. The laboratory makes use of diverse modern equipment and instruments, including thermal imaging cameras from FLIR Systems.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this webinar, FLIR's Jerry Beeney compares infrared imaging with the more traditional temperature measurement devices, utilizing real-world IR images and examples to demonstrate how infrared thermography can more easily identify hot spots and improve thermal management.
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.