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You Can Justify Buying FLIR’s New Professional Smartphone Thermal Camera As a Job Expense You Can Justify Buying FLIR’s New Professional Smartphone Thermal Camera As a Job Expense

Typically only found in the toolkits of law enforcement and the military, the FLIR ONE smartphone camera gave thermal vision to any consumer with a few hundred bucks. But today FLIR revealed a professional version for those who want to use the thermal camera for more than just running around pretending to be a…

This Is the First Action Camera With FLIR Thermal Imaging Built Right In This Is the First Action Camera With FLIR Thermal Imaging Built Right In

Unless you’ve dropped tens of thousands of dollars on a Hollywood-caliber drone that can hoist full-sized cameras, the carrying capacity of your hobby quadcopter is probably limited. So instead of designing a thermal imaging accessory that works alongside a GoPro, FLIR just created its own action camera that can also…

Here's All the Cool Stuff From Mobile World Congress (So Far) Here's All the Cool Stuff From Mobile World Congress (So Far)

We’ve just wrapped up the second day of Mobile World Congress, the annual mobile technology conference in Barcelona. We’ve seen smartphones, VR headsets, and some batshit crazy stuff (see photo above)—and almost all of it has been awesome. Here are some of our favorites:

CAT S60 Hands-On: The Phone That Lets You See Like Predator Is Awesome CAT S60 Hands-On: The Phone That Lets You See Like Predator Is Awesome

Most phones these days are basically the same. A little gimmick here, a pinch of innovation there—but essentially they’re all identical. That’s not the case with the Cat S60, which is the first smartphone to have FLIR thermal imaging built in. We tried the little beast at MWC and boy, this thing is insane.

Caterpillar's New S60 Is the First Smartphone With FLIR Thermal Imaging Built Right In Caterpillar's New S60 Is the First Smartphone With FLIR Thermal Imaging Built Right In

Once strictly an extremely expensive tool used only by law enforcement and the military, thermal cameras are now accessible to anyone with a smartphone and a $250 accessory. But starting with Caterpillar’s new rugged S60, thermal imaging sensors are starting to be built right into smartphones.

Buy FLIR's Tiny New Thermal Camera If You Want to Spy on Your Dog Buy FLIR's Tiny New Thermal Camera If You Want to Spy on Your Dog

The FLIR Scout TK is a compact night-vision camera, with heat sensors capable of taking thermal images from up to 100 yards away. Unlike other FLIR offerings, you don’t need your smartphone to use this one, it weighs six ounces, it doesn’t need ambient light to operate, and its four-inch length means it’s easy to tuck…

There's No Hiding From DJI's Thermal-Imaging Drones There's No Hiding From DJI's Thermal-Imaging Drones

DJI squarely owns the prosumer end of the drone market with its insanely popular Phantom and Inspire quadrotors. Presumably, the addition of thermal-imaging capabilities to its higher-end drones is meant to lock down that market, not make it easier to hunt and kill humans. Presumably.

Flir's New Thermal Imaging Camera Fits Into a GoPro Mount Flir's New Thermal Imaging Camera Fits Into a GoPro Mount

The Flir One thermal imaging camera is awesome fun, but when you put the technology on a drone, it also becomes quite useful. That’s why the company is now targeting anyone from farmers to firefighters with a new camera, the Flir Vue Pro that’s specifically designed for the GoPro mounts on drones.

The Smaller, Cheaper, FLIR ONE Thermal Camera Now Works With Other Apps The Smaller, Cheaper, FLIR ONE Thermal Camera Now Works With Other Apps

Thermal cameras that can see a person’s body heat were once expensive tools that only police and the military used. But now they’re small and cheap enough to work alongside your smartphone. And FLIR’s latest model will make anyone feel like the Predator hunting its prey.

New FLIR Security Camera Turns Hours Of Footage Into Bite-Sized Clips

A security camera is a useful tool for providing evidence when something obvious happens in your home, but what’s happening during all the other hours it records that you simply don’t have time to watch every night? FLIR’s new FX Wi-Fi camera uses intelligent motion tracking to create a simultaneous replay of…

FLIR's New Tiny Predator-Vision Thermal Camera Now Fits Any Device FLIR's New Tiny Predator-Vision Thermal Camera Now Fits Any Device

We loved everything about the compact FLIR ONE thermal camera the company announced at CES last year, except for the fact that it was initially only available for iOS devices, and it required your phone to be trapped inside a fairly cumbersome case. So the company decided to fix that, revealing a tiny new version of…

This Table Protects You From Burning Hot Beverages This Table Protects You From Burning Hot Beverages

What if your dining room table could show you when your coffee or cocoa is too hot to drink? That could be a reality today: hacker Ken Kawamoto shows us how with a technique called thermal projection mapping.

Thermal Camera Shows What It Looks Like When You Pee Or Get Turned On Thermal Camera Shows What It Looks Like When You Pee Or Get Turned On

Have you every wondered what the world would look like if you could observe mundane tasks like smoking, frying an egg, kissing, showering, and eating in infrared Predator vision? This video uses a thermographic camera to show the heat emitted during various activities.

What everyday life looks like under a heat detecting camera (NSFW)

BuzzFeed recorded normal, everyday things people do with a thermal imaging camera to see what our bodies' temperature looks like when we're, well, doing normal, everyday things. Spoiler: it makes a lot of things look really gross, especially exercise which looks like a damn disease.

A Simple Trick to Protect Your PIN From Thieves With Thermal Cameras A Simple Trick to Protect Your PIN From Thieves With Thermal Cameras

Thermal cameras were once expensive and bulky hunks of equipment that very few people could get their hands on. No longer. With FLIR's new iPhone case thermal imaging cameras are now both affordable and incredibly discreet, which means that evil-doers can use it to see the thermal signature your fingers leave on a…

16 Ways To Use FLIR's Incredibly Fun Predator-Vision iPhone Camera 16 Ways To Use FLIR's Incredibly Fun Predator-Vision iPhone Camera

There's no doubt about it, being able to see more than just the visible spectrum is the closest thing most of us will ever have to superpowers. Seeing the world through its heat signature is almost like having x-ray vision, and let's not forget, even the Predator made sure to bring his thermal camera with him on his…

That Predator-Vision iPhone Camera Case Finally Goes on Sale Tomorrow That Predator-Vision iPhone Camera Case Finally Goes on Sale Tomorrow

Back in January we stumbled across one of the most exciting iPhone accessories we've seen in years. FLIR took the thermal imaging technology it sells to law enforcement and the military and squeezed it down into a compact iPhone 5/5S case called the FLIR ONE that will finally be available for pre-order starting…

The Best of CES 2014 The Best of CES 2014

CES ain't quite what it used to be. Pretty much all the big guys have pulled out in favor of doing their own events. The phones are OK and the 4K TVs pretty, but a dime a dozen. But there are still some hidden treasures that are amazing. Here's all the stuff from CES that made us squeal with glee.

FLIR Just Turned Your iPhone 5 Into a Predator-Like Thermal Camera FLIR Just Turned Your iPhone 5 Into a Predator-Like Thermal Camera

When you're digging for CES gold, you can usually ignore about 99.99 percent of the iPhone accessories announced at the show. But in that last 0.01 percent is where you can find some real treasures. This year FLIR has managed to shrink the same thermal imaging technology it sells to law enforcement and the military so…

Your iPhone Could Soon Get Predator-Vision Your iPhone Could Soon Get Predator-Vision

FLIR, or Forward-Looking Infrared, has long been a staple technology for militaries around the world, allowing operations under the cover of night without the blinding shortcomings of conventional night vision goggles. And slowly but surely, this heat-sensing imaging technology is working its way into the consumer…

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