Thermal Cameras

THERMAL CAMERAS WHITE PAPERS

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12 Considerations For Thermal Infrared Camera Lens Selection
Many factors must be considered when developing a solution that requires a thermal imager or infrared (IR) camera, such as the application, waveband requirement, minimum resolution, pixel size, and the ability to scale production.   Continue Reading..
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Why ADAS And Autonomous Vehicles Need Thermal Infrared Cameras
Safe advanced driver assist system (ADAS) vehicles and autonomous vehicles (AV) require sensors to deliver scene data adequate for the detection and classification algorithms to autonomously navigate under all conditions.  Continue Reading..
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Four Reasons Thermal Cameras Can Improve Automatic Emergency Braking And Save Lives
The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) estimates 6,200 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents in the U.S. in 2018, the highest total since 1990. The GHSA also found that, during the past 10 years, nighttime crashes accounted for more than 90 percent of the increase in pedestrian deaths.  Continue Reading..
Why HOT MWIR Might Be A Better Fit than Uncooled LWIR
Why HOT MWIR Might Be A Better Fit Than Uncooled LWIR
While cooled mid-wave infrared (MWIR) cameras have long held a tactical advantage over uncooled longwave infrared (LWIR) cameras, they also have been more mechanically complex, larger, heavier, more power-hungry, and more costly than uncooled LWIR cameras.   Continue Reading..
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Improving Additive Manufacturing With The Help Of Infrared
Additive manufacturing technologies create components directly from a computer model, adding material only where needed. This app note discusses how infrared cameras can help manufacturers find systematic problems and determine the changes needed to maintain product quality.  Continue Reading..
Detecting And Visualizing Hydrocarbon Gas Leaks With MWIR Cameras
MWIR cameras capture images below the red end of the visible color spectrum at the peak absorption of emissions of hydrocarbon gases such as methane, propane, and butane, helping guarantee the safety of oil and gas industry workers, as well as protecting the environment and reducing repair costs.  Continue Reading..
Electronic Component Testing: A Non-Contact Sport
Electronic Component Testing: A Non-Contact Sport
The smaller and more powerful an electronic device becomes, the more damage can be caused from its inherent heat. Designers are continuously looking for ways to keep components cool while maintaining the quality and integrity of performance.  Continue Reading..

THERMAL CAMERAS PRODUCTS

The Hawk 252 is a cooled HD ultra-sensitive digital EMCCD camera offering back-illuminated EMCCD technology for enabling ultimate sensitivity imaging (<50μlux). The camera features high QE of greater than 95% at 600 nm, and GEN III image intensifier performance and enhanced blue response from 180 nm for low light UV with visible detection.

Allied Vision’s Goldeye cameras are short-wave infrared cameras (SWIR) featuring InGaAs sensor technology making them sensitive in the SWIR spectrum ranging from 900 nm to 1,700 nm. These cameras are available in the Goldeye G/CL-033 is a TECless InGaAs model and the Goldeye G/CL-008 Cool TEC1.

Allied Vision’s Bonito PRO CoaXPress camera series is equipped with 4 x CXP-6 ports enabling bit rates of 25 Gbit/s over four coaxial cables with a maximum communication distance of 68 meters. The two Bonito PRO series models, the Bonito PRO X-2620 and X-1250, support the latest high-resolution ON Semi PYTHON CMOS sensors with 26.2 Megapixel and 12.5 Megapixel resolutions.

The Light IR product family of lightweight zoom lenses are designed to ensure the smallest, lightest and most compact lens solutions while achieving the highest levels of IR thermal imaging performance for cooled MWIR and uncooled LWIR cameras. They are ideally used for unmanned aerial vehicle payloads, drones, and other handheld devices.

Ophir Optics group develops and delivers a wide range of IR complex lens assemblies with fixed, motorized focus, and zoom lenses to support UAV MWIR and LWIR imaging. These optics are designed to optimize the specific size, weight and power (SWAP) constraints of the UAV payload platforms for military, security and emerging UAV applications.

Automotive night vision systems and ADAS (Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems) that use thermal imaging allow drivers to detect pedestrians and retain a clear view of the road ahead, even when vision is obstructed by environmental conditions such as darkness, smoke, or fog. For maximum performance and minimal collision risk, these systems must achieve high accuracy and allow for long distance object detection. The key to meeting these requirements is the use of high sensitivity and high-resolution optics – such as Ophir’s athermalized lenses.

FLIR offers the FLIR A8580 high definition thermal camera designed with best-in-class imagery for industrial, military, and manufacturing R&D applications. The MWIR camera includes a 1.3 MP detector captures beautiful, crisp images, and a 4-position warm filter wheel that permits the measurement of temperatures up to 3,000°C.

FLIR offers the FLIR A8580 SLS high definition thermal camera designed with best-in-class imagery for industrial, military, and manufacturing R&D applications. The LWIR camera includes a 1.3 MP strained layer superlattice (SLS) detector for capturing sharp images and a 4-position warm filter wheel that permits the measurement of temperatures up to 3,000°C.

THERMAL CAMERAS VIDEOS

  • Live Demo Video: LightIR 16-180mm f/3.6 Folded-Optics Zoom Lens

    The LightIR 16-180mm f/3.6 is a low-SWaP, MWIR continuous zoom lens, spearheading the market trend towards smaller size detectors with a 10μm pitch VGA FPA. Thanks to its innovative folded-optics design, the LightIR 16-180mm f/3.6 has a significantly compact configuration which enables a reduction in the overall size and weight of the optical system.

  • Tips For Selecting An Infrared Camera For Research And Development Applications

    There are arguably countless types of infrared cameras on the market that can be used in research science applications. So how do you go about choosing the best one for you? Jerry Beeney of FLIR Research & Science discusses some important considerations in the decision process for choosing a camera including temperature, speed and distance requirements.

  • FLIR Introduces The New SWIR Camera With InGaAs Detector

    Jerry Beeney of FLIR Research & Science introduces the new A6200 SWIR camera with a built in InGaAs Detector for many applications including laser beam profiling, industrial, and other unique uses like imaging through paint and printed currencies.

  • Making ADAS And Self Driving Cars Safer

    FLIR thermal sensors can be used for the detection and classification of pedestrians in ADAS and self-driving cars, making them safer and less costly.

  • High-Speed Thermal Recording At Its Very Best

    In this video, FLIR introduces the Portable High-Speed Data Recorder (pHSDR) and demonstrates how it can resolve some of the traditional performance limitations that arise from recording straight to a computer hard drive.

  • High-Speed Infrared Imaging Of A Dual-fuel Engine

    This is high-speed infrared video footage from Telops of the four engine cycles of a duel-fuel engine.

  • Webinar: High-Speed Infrared Imaging For Internal Combustion Engine Diagnostics

    High-speed infrared imaging is found to be a new diagnostic tool for studying ICEs. This Telops webinar offers a brief overview of optical engines, infrared (IR) narrowband imaging, and the investigation of a 4-cycle diesel ICE using high-speed IR imaging.