Night Vision & Thermal Optics 2014

15 – 17 September 2014 | London, UK

nvlogoLondon, UK — Night Vision and Thermal Optics 2014 discusses the challenge of identifying and acquiring targets in low-light and no-light environments that is being faced by global armies, navies and coast guards.

The paramount requirement for I2 applications is enhancing the ability to identify targets in challenging conditions, in addition to simply acquiring them.

The challenge is to strike a balance between this and the subsequent fusion of I2 and IR technology. How can such a balance be achieved?
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Superframing Technique of Thermal Images

Increase the Dynamic Range of an Image

S-F_FlirMeer, Belgium — The FLIR Systems proprietary Superframing technique has been developed to extend the effective scene brightness of a thermal image while maintaining its thermal contrast.

Although most thermal cameras can produce high-contrast images showing small temperature differences, they can only do so within a defined temperature range.

However when extreme temperatures appear within a scene, the hottest parts of the image will be saturated and the coldest parts will appear black or noisy, resulting in a loss of image detail and invalid temperature measurements.

This is a particular problem in R&D applications when imaging high-speed digital video of scenes with large temperature differences such as engine monitoring, rocket launches, or explosions.
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Thermal imaging makes night-time driving safer for motorcyclists

Rugged | Simple | Affordable | Optimized for driving uses

PathFindIR II

PathFindIR II

Online  –  Thermal imaging cameras produce a crisp image in the darkest of nights. It makes them excellent tools for a wide variety of applications.

FLIR’s PathFindIR II builds on the success of the original PathFindIR by adding a unique nighttime pedestrian detection feature that can be configured to automatically display alarms to alert drivers when the system detects a person or animal nearing or crossing the vehicle’s path.

In recent years, thermal imaging cameras like the FLIR Systems PathFindIR II are also being integrated in cars for driver vision enhancement.

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Africa & Asia Deploy Infrared Scanners At Airports To Detect Ebola Symptoms

Bangkok, Thailand –  Asian nations are using thermal imaging cameras and posting doctors at airports to screen out sick travelers as health authorities scramble to avert any outbreak of the Ebola virus that has killed almost 1,000 people in West Africa.

Health officials in Thailand, which received a record 26.5 million tourists last year, are monitoring 21 visitors from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. The officials said they had no plans to quarantine the visitors. Continue reading

Reproducible Evaporation of Environmental Samples

Running an EZ-2 ENVI evaporator is as simple as 1, 2, 3

Genevac EZ-2 ENVI

Genevac EZ-2 ENVI

Ipswich, UK & Stone Ridge NY, USA  –  The EZ-2 ENVI from Genevac is designed for gentle evaporation of volatile environmental samples, such as pesticides, and is proven to give excellent recovery and reproducibility.

The system is fully automated, can concentrate a number of samples at the same time and provides protection from cross contamination and bumping.

Over the last 25 years, to safeguard sample integrity during rapid and safe evaporation, Genevac has pioneered the development of a range of innovations including SampleGuard temperature control, the Dri-Pure anti-bumping system and most recently the unique SampleGenie technology.

The ingenious patented design of SampleGenie enables the EZ-2 ENVI to productively concentrate environmental samples to less than 1ml without losing any volatile analytes. Continue reading

Seek Thermal™ Announces Next-Generation Thermal Imager

Flir OneTM & Therm-AppTM to gain a serious competitor?

FLIR ONE

FLIR One

SANTA BARBARA CA, USA — /PRNewswire/ — After two years in stealth mode, Seek Thermal has announced it is readying a consumer device that will bring true thermal imaging to the consumer market.

Seek Thermal was founded by a team of industry pioneers who have spent decades advancing the state of military and professional-grade thermal technology.

Seek Thermal‘s new consumer camera will be available this fall and will be the smallest, most powerful and least expensive device of its kind.

Co-founders Bill Parrish and Tim Fitzgibbons have raised $30 million in funding, from private equity and institutional investors. Continue reading

Lumasense at CIGRE Conference in Paris

Slows High Impact Solutions for the Global Energy Market

Solutions for Power Generators

Solutions for Power Generators

PARIS, France – LumaSense Technologies, Inc. will exhibit a suite of products designed to enable customers to continuously monitor Load Tap Changers (LTCs) and transformers at the 2014 CIGRE Conference & Exposition in Paris,  25 – 29 August 2014.

CIGRE, the Council on Large Electric Systems, is an international non-profit association consisting of over 2500 energy experts for promoting collaboration with colleagues from all around the world by sharing knowledge and joining forces to improve electric power systems of today and tomorrow.

LumaSense Technologies provides energy sector solutions, specifically sensors connected to software platforms that gather, visualize, and analyze data which can enable energy producers to protect, optimize and extend the life of their valuable assets. Continue reading