Compact multifunction infrared binoculars debut at IDEX

The new JIM infrared binoculars from Safran Electronics & Defense

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Online — Safran had unveiled this compact version in June 2016, rounding out its range of multifunction binoculars, including the JIM (Jumelle Infrarouge Multifonction) and Moskito families.

The IDEX defense trade show in the United Arab Emirates in a major event in the international calendar, and a new opportunity for Safran to introduce its new generation binoculars to the Gulf region.

JIM Compact binoculars incorporates a number of innovations, kicking off a new generation of portable optronics (electro-optical) equipment for combat operations. Continue reading

FLIR Unveils Compact Marine Thermal Cameras

Advanced FLIR M100 & M200 IR Cameras

M100 or M200 thermal infrared cameraWILSONVILLE, OR, USA — (Marketwired) — FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) has announced two new compact additions to its popular M-Series marine thermal cameras for recreational boating, the M100 and M200 thermal infrared cameras.

The M100 and M200 thermal cameras provide enhanced awareness while fishing, sailing, or cruising at night. Continue reading

NEW Humidity & Temperature Transmitter

Also has Multi-Functional Display w/DataLogger

EE310Online — The new EE310 humidity and temperature transmitter is ideal for demanding process control.

The multi-functional display with built-in data logger offers an optimum overview of the measuring task and enables intuitive operation. Continue reading

Land O’Lakes Issues Drone Challenge to Tech Innovators

Offers up $150,000 to help make drones more usable for farmers

Land O’Lakes Prize: Drone ChallengeARDEN HILLS, MN, USA — /PRNewswire/ — Land O’Lakes, Inc. is calling on innovators from the tech industry to enter the Land O’Lakes Prize: Drone Challenge, a crowdsourcing competition designed to develop proposed solutions that enable scalable, autonomous drone usage in precision agriculture.

A prize of $140,000 will be awarded to a grand prize winner who is found to meet all the requirements of the challenge, and two $5,000 prizes are available to two runners up. Continue reading

FDA warns Thermogram Assessment Services

Over Unapproved Marketing Claims

FDA LetterheadOnline — The FDA recently released a warning letter it sent to Thermogram Assessment Services over a lack of federal clearance or approval for devices it markets.

The agency identified the Palos Verdes, Calif.-based company’s Spatial Thermographic Imaging and Integrated Thermography Systems, as well as its infrared cameras as devices intended for use in diagnosing diseases or other conditions or for use in curing, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease without the appropriate clearance.

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