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FLIR One Pro preview: An Android-powered thermal imaging camera made for professionals

If you require thermal imaging to get the job done, the FLIR One Pro is one of the best solutions for doing so with your smartphone.

Contractors, road warriors, electricians, plumbers — whatever your occupation is, if it’s dealing with scalding hot things or even temperate metal, chances are you’ll get plenty of use from a little plug-in thermal imaging camera like the FLIR One Pro.

This is the professional version of the FLIR One, one of  [Read More…]

Caterpillar S60 – Built In Thermal Imaging Powered by FLIR (preview)

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Have you ever wanted a phone that could transform into a bulldozer? Neither have I, but here’s something just as cool!

The Cat S60 is a new phone by Caterpillar that features not only impressive specs, but also integrated thermal imaging. That’s right; thermal imaging. Now you can play Mobile Strike and see in the dark!

Let’s talk about specs. Although this phone is not geared towards the average joe on the street, the S60 is pretty  [Read More…]

Flir One update adds panorama and time lapse support

Flir has been making great strides in the world of small and relatively inexpensive thermal cameras, and a big part of that experience has been software. An update to the Flir One Android app rolling out today improves that experience with new camera and video modes, as well as a new OTA update mechanism that lets the Flir One app update the firmware on the camera directly.

The plug and plan Flir One camera is a lot  [Read More…]

A look at the One M9, S6 edge, LG G4, and Droid Turbo through the Flir One

It should be no surprise to anyone that phones get hot when we use them in different ways. These portable computers are capable of an incredible amount, and things like processors and wireless radios and batteries generate heat when used. (Whether a phone gets too hot is another thing altogether.) We also live in a world where smartphones are being made of more unique things every day, with parts on the inside assembled just a little differently  [Read More…]

Android Wear support in the Flir One is too cool

There are several practical applications for relatively inexpensive thermal cameras. The ability to offload processing onto your smartphone, which often has a much better screen and offers a more responsive UI than most mid-range thermal cameras out there, is a great idea. Flir’s new One camera takes things one step further if you’re an Android Wear user by allowing you to use your watch as the viewfinder and shutter button for the camera, making it possible for  [Read More…]

Hands-on with Flir One, a smartphone-powered thermal camera

Thermal cameras are little more than a fun toy for most of us, but the companies and contractors that rely on the technology to be more efficient in their work are routinely faced with the tremendous cost associated with most of the hardware in the category. Over the last two years we’ve seen an effort to make thermal cameras smaller, cheaper, and in some cases even relying on your smartphone to do a lot of the heavy  [Read More…]