Tag Archives: thermal imaging

AMETEK Land releases technology to help contain threat of COVID-19

AMETEK Land has released a fever screening thermal imaging system designed for highly accurate human body temperature measurement, which could play a fundamental role in helping to contain the spread of COVID-19. The vIRalert 2 fixed thermal imaging system provides an accurate and remote surface measurement of body temperature, automatically …

Read More »

Smart 5G patrol robots equipped with Advantech’s MIC-770 Edge computer deployed to fight coronavirus

As part of its effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, China is using 5G patrol robots developed by Guangzhou Gosuncn Robot using Advantech technology to monitor mask wearing and body temperatures in public places. Following the outbreak of COVID-19, the Guangzhou Gosuncn Robot upgraded its 5G-powered police patrol robot …

Read More »

FLIR thermal imaging ensures trouble free recording

To provide the music industry with first class recording facilities, The Bieber Studio based in Offenbach in Germany, relies on FLIR thermal imaging technology.  Indeed, it takes condition-based maintenance very seriously as it minimises technical issues so sound engineers can focus on creativity. “Not only do we check the electrics …

Read More »

FLIR launches its first uncooled methane gas detection camera

FLIR Systems has announced the FLIR GF77 Gas Find IR, its first uncooled thermal camera designed for detecting methane. This handheld camera offers inspection professionals the features they need to find potentially dangerous, invisible methane leaks at natural gas power plants, renewable energy production facilities, industrial plants, and other locations …

Read More »

AMETEK Land Global Infrared product manager appointed

AMETEK Land has appointed Manfred Hayk as the company’s new Global Infrared (IR) product manager. Hayk has over 15 years’ experience in infrared temperature measurement and more than 20 years in optical metrologies, including laser technologies and further high-end metrologies. Prior to his new role, he was the company’s sales …

Read More »

FLIR Systems acquires Aeryon Labs

FLIR Systems has acquired Aeryon Labs, a leading developer of high-performance unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for the global military, public safety, and critical infrastructure markets for $200 million. Aeryon’s vertical takeoff and landing quad-copter airframes integrate multiple sensors, including FLIR thermal technology, to provide users with immediate high-resolution intelligence, surveillance, …

Read More »

FLIR and World Wildlife Fund announce effort to combat rhino poaching in Kenya

FLIR Systems has announced the Kifaru Rising Project, a multi-year effort in collaboration with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to deploy FLIR thermal imaging technology to help improve wildlife ranger safety and contribute to their mission to stop illegal wildlife poaching of rhinos across 10 parks and game reserves in Kenya. …

Read More »

Thermal-sensing cameras detect protected nightjar nests

Thermal-sensing cameras mounted on drones may offer a safer and more cost-effective way to locate nests of the elusive European nightjar in forestry work and construction areas, according to new research presented at the British Ecological Society‘s annual meeting.  Ecologists from Cardiff University recently conducted a pilot study in Bryn, …

Read More »

Validating rocket thermal protection before a space-shot launch

FLIR Systems reports on how the University of Southern California (USC) Rocket Propulsion Lab have used a FLIR T540 thermal camera to provide valuable data at a level unattainable with thermocouples to measure performance of rocket thermal protection system during engine ­firing. Earlier this year, the USC Rocket Propulsion Lab …

Read More »

Improving additive manufacturing with thermal cameras

FLIR Systems’ research grade thermal imaging cameras are helping researchers better understand the role of temperature in the construction of 3D-printed components. Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, is revolutionising manufacturing, because it uses computerised or digital models to generate simple parts and complex components, and adds material only where …

Read More »