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The First Thermal Imaging Phone Made Me Feel Like Predator The First Thermal Imaging Phone Made Me Feel Like Predator

Most smartphones are too fragile for job sites. They break when they’re dropped, or crap out when submerged in water. The Cat S60 is different. It’s designed to take a ton of punishment and continue to operate. It works when it’s completely underwater, can be used normally when the screen is wet, and most importantly…

This Thermal Imaging Helmet Gives Firefighters Predator Vision This Thermal Imaging Helmet Gives Firefighters Predator Vision

Thermal vision might have been made popular by Predator, but infrared imaging is useful for humans as well as mutant aliens. Specifically, giving firefighters hands-free thermal vision could save lives, as well as making Hollywood jealous.

Thermal Imaging Reveals How Fast a Shirtless Person Loses Body Heat in the Cold

Here is footage taken using the military spec Selex Merlin thermal imaging camera of a shirtless man in the Scottish highlands during winter. The point is to show how fast humans lose the heat on their body when their bare skin is exposed to the bitter blistering cold. When he first takes off his clothes, you can see…

These Drones Can Fight Fires Using Thermal Imaging These Drones Can Fight Fires Using Thermal Imaging

As more tech companies are fighting to enter the drone market, Chinese drone titan DJI just dropped some news that’ll give its products an edge, in everything from agriculture to fighting fires: thermal imaging.

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.

There's a New Technique for Facial Recognition That Works in the Dark There's a New Technique for Facial Recognition That Works in the Dark

Researchers have developed a technique for recognizing faces using their thermal signature, opening the door for facial recognition even in the dark. Now computers can tell who you are, even at night.

BAE's New Goggles Roll Together Night Vision and Thermal Imaging BAE's New Goggles Roll Together Night Vision and Thermal Imaging

In the dark, soldiers have two options if they’re to see: night vision or thermal imaging. Both have their advantages and disadvantages—but now, BAE’s new goggles mean there’s no need to choose.

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.

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…

Android Smartphones Can Finally Get Predator Vision Too Android Smartphones Can Finally Get Predator Vision Too

Earlier in the year, FLIR got us all hot and bothered by revealing a thermal vision smartphone case that could actually see our excitement. Unfortunately it's only for iPhone users, and won't be available until the early summer. But Android fans will have the last laugh with their own thermal imaging add-on—the …

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…

Ghostly Thermal Imaging Portraits are Eerie and Fascinating Ghostly Thermal Imaging Portraits are Eerie and Fascinating

A few years ago, photographer Linda Alterwitz was inspired by an episode of Cops to start taking photos using a borrowed thermographic camera. The results are compelling and a bit eerie.

What a Sweltering City Really Looks Like in the Summer What a Sweltering City Really Looks Like in the Summer

It seems like it's always hot here in NYC, but it's not only when the oppressive sun is beating down. No, the buildings like to help spread the love around by hoarding the heat and dishing it out themselves. This is what it looks like.

New York's First Passive House Would Have No Problem Hiding From the Predator New York's First Passive House Would Have No Problem Hiding From the Predator

Earlier today we talked about the Living Building Challenge, a certification system that rates the sustainability of a building over the course of a year. Here's a follow-up about 23 Park Place, a Park Slope townhouse designed by Fabrica718 that's probably the most energy efficient home in the city, thanks to its …

Ultra Efficient Windows Turning Houses Into Death Rays Ultra Efficient Windows Turning Houses Into Death Rays

Remember how annoying it was when your neighbor blasted Katy Perry at 3 a.m.? Now just imagine if his windows were literally melting the side of your house off. Low-E insulating window panes look like they're doing just that.

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