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FLIR launches Quasar premium mini-dome and Quasar premium bullet cameras with advanced cybersecurity features

FLIR Systems announces the availability of two premium visible-camera options as part of its full lineup of Quasar™ security cameras. Designed for use in demanding indoor and outdoor environments, the new FLIR Quasar Premium Mini-dome and Quasar Premium bullet deliver the forensic image quality, tight integration, and advanced cybersecurity features required for critical infrastructure sites, remote facilities, or large areas requiring close monitoring. The new Quasar Premium lineup offer...

FLIR highlights the applications of thermal technology in security, safety, and equipment protection

The Insights from the Field series features insight from FLIR experts who recommend, deploy, and use thermal imaging technology every day. FLIR discusses the diverse applications of thermal technology in security, safety, and equipment protection for critical infrastructure. Epidemics and pandemics can leave large enterprises that employ and receive thousands of people vulnerable to widespread infection and business interruptions. Without the right entry protocols in place, an employee who has...

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated and FLIR Systems announce their agreement for FLIR’s acquisition through a cash and stock transaction

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (“Teledyne”) and FLIR Systems, Inc. (“FLIR”) jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Teledyne will acquire FLIR in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $8.0 billion. “FLIR’s commitment to innovation spanning multiple sensing technologies has allowed our company to grow into the multi-billion-dollar company it is today”. Permanent financing Under the terms of th...

FLIR Systems elaborate on the products in their complete thermal firefighting system range

Firefighters depend on a number of technologies to help them in fire situations, search and rescue operations, wildland fires, and scenarios when they are battling hazardous chemical leaks. When entering a structure with a lot of smoke and little to no-visibility, thermal imaging can give sight to help analyse and assess the situation, identify obstacles, and help save lives. FLIR offers a number of solutions for fire departments and their firefighters for all aspects of their jobs. Having the...

FLIR Systems develops Deep Learning facemask detection prototype in two days

Facemasks are a critical tool for fighting the spread of COVID-19 virus and are proven to be most effective when face coverings are worn universally. As stores and businesses reopen, ensuring all occupants wear a facemask is essential. However, the additional resources required to monitor patrons can further strain businesses already struggling to meet other sanitation and social distancing guidelines. Deep Learning solutions are capable of automatically detecting anyone in violation of facemas...

FLIR adds new advanced features to United VMS with 9.0.1 update

Following the release of FLIR United Video Management System 9.0 (United VMS) in August 2020, FLIR announced the global availability of United VMS 9.0.1 with new advanced features. The latest platform update offers further streamlined access to system status and alarms around the clock for security teams to react to threat activities faster while enjoying improved reporting and cybersecurity functionality. Included advancements The advancements include updates to the FLIR Latitude VMS Softwar...

FLIR Systems to supply thermal imaging cameras for Zoox Robotaxi autonomous vehicle

Zoox, the globally renowned company in Robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology and mobility-as-a-service solutions, has revealed the first look of its self-driving, electric and autonomous vehicle built for the rider, not the driver. The Machine Learning solutions company announced that they are happy to confirm that FLIR Systems will supply them with thermal imaging cameras for their Zoox robotaxi vehicle. FLIR Systems also shared more details on their involvement with Zoox and why t...

FLIR Systems Insights from the Field: How thermal cameras safeguard remote substation perimeters

Security personnel must be able to quickly detect unauthorised vehicles and individuals at critical infrastructure sites. Without intrusion detection, entities like electrical substations can be subject to physical attacks. 88 percent of substations experience at least one break-in every year and 10 percent see more than 20 intrusions in the same time frame, according to CIGRE, a global electricity industry organisation. To safeguard remote substations from external threats, electric utilities...

FLIR Systems unveil Raymarine YachtSense advanced digital control system that offers total command and awareness of vessel electrical systems

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced the release of Raymarine YachtSense, an advanced digital control system affording total command and complete awareness of a vessel’s electrical systems. The modular nature of the YachtSense system redefines the future of vessel automation for boat builders and technical installers. Raymarine YachtSense Engineered for reliability, flexibility, and ease-of-use, FLIR Systems’ Raymarine YachtSense offers a scalable, customisable and failsafe marine auto...

FLIR Systems, Inc. acquires Altavian, Inc., manufacturer of small unmanned aerial systems for defence applications

FLIR Systems, Inc., the globally renowned provider of video surveillance systems and drones has announced that it has acquired Altavian, Inc., a privately-held renowned manufacturer of small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) for defence and public safety customers. Altavian’s airframes integrate multiple sensors, including FLIR thermal technology, to provide users with decision support and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capability. Expertise in Avionics solutions Base...

FLIR Systems unveils C3-X compact thermal camera with Multi-Spectral Dynamic Imaging (MSX) mode

FLIR Systems has announced the release of its new C3-X compact thermal camera, featuring a 128x96 pixel thermal camera, a 5 MP visual camera and FLIR MSX image enhancement to easily identify hidden building problems. Having the ability to effectively inspect, diagnose, and document trouble spots is crucial for property managers, facilities maintenance staff, building inspectors, contractors, electricians, service technicians, plumbers, and even homeowners. It requires the aid of effective tools...

FLIR Systems unveils FLIR SV87-KIT, remote vibration detection and temperature sensing monitoring kit

FLIR Systems has announced the release of the FLIR SV87-KIT, which offers a low cost, easy-to-configure, and 24/7 remote vibration and temperature sensing solution. Often before industrial machinery start showing issues that require immediate maintenance, pending problems can be detected through minute vibration changes. Temperature sensing monitoring The first component of effective condition monitoring is a combined remote vibration and temperature sensing monitoring solution. Manufacturing...

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FLIR Systems United VMS provides surveillance for Abu Dhabi’s safe city initiative

Abu Dhabi is a major cultural and commercial centre in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), accounting for roughly two-thirds of the UAE’s economy. While oil and natural gas make up a large portion of its GDP, Abu Dhabi has positioned itself as a premiere tourist destination, with major investments in luxury resorts and business hotels. Consequently, public safety is a top priority — and FLIR Systems is playing a critical role in the city’s long-term safe city initiative. Recently,...

FLIR secures New Covent Garden Market with its IP cameras and VMS solution

New Covent Garden Market is the largest wholesale fruit, vegetable, and flower market in the United Kingdom. Redevelopment work launched in 2015 included a new security monitoring system, as well as a migration from analogue security equipment to an IP solution from FLIR Systems. New Covent Garden Market is a phenomenon in London, to say the least. The world-famous wholesale market provides 40 percent of London’s fresh fruit and vegetables eaten outside the home and serves 75 percent of L...

FLIR surveillance cameras and United VMS solution secure Harland and Wolff’s critical sites

As prominent in Belfast’s history as its cranes are on the city’s skyline, it’s hard to imagine Belfast without Harland and Wolff. Once the world’s greatest shipbuilder, Harland and Wolff today has evolved into a company that provides over 150 years of engineering excellence to the maritime, offshore, and renewable energy sectors. The Harland and Wolff facilities on Queen’s Island are now used to maintain some of the world’s largest ocean-going vessels, rangi...

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FLIR Systems release dual-sensor FLIR VS290-32 thermal and visible videoscope for safe inspections of underground utility vaults

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced the FLIR VS290-32, an industry-first, videoscope that combines thermal imaging and a visible camera specifically designed for safer and more efficient inspections of hard-to-reach underground utility vaults. FLIR VS290-32 videoscope The VS290-32 is the company’s first industrial-grade, electrical safety-rated, flexible dual-sensor videoscope on a replaceable, two-metre-long camera probe. For use in the most demanding environments, the VS290-32 is CAT IV 6...

FLIR’s Raymarine brand electronics gets selected by premium yacht builders for their rugged product design

FLIR Systems’ Raymarine brand electronics have been selected by premium yacht builders Princess Yachts, PRESTIGE, and Spirit Yachts for inclusion on their 2020 new model launches. Raymarine products have long been the preferred choice for luxury yacht manufacturers thanks to their ease-of-use, rugged design, and reliability. These new yachts will utilise products from across the Raymarine product line including its best-in-class sensors and intelligent navigation systems.  Multifunc...

FLIR launches SV87-KIT with continuous remote vibration and temperature sensing solution

The new FLIR SV87-KIT Offers a Low Cost, Easy-to-Configure, and 24/7 remote vibration and temperature sensing solution. Often before industrial machinery start showing issues that require immediate maintenance, pending problems can be detected through minute vibration changes. Therefore, the first component of effective condition monitoring is a combined remote vibration and temperature sensing monitoring solution.   Remote condition monitoring Manufacturing facilities from paper mills,...