Longwave infrared thermal camera core for unmanned vehicles introduced by FLIR

Posted by John Keller

ORLANDO, Fla., 7 April 2010. FLIR Systems Inc. in Wilsonville, Ore., is introducing the Tau 640 uncooled longwave infrared thermal camera core for small unmanned vehicles, unattended ground sensors, thermal weapon sights, helmet-mounted vision systems, security and surveillance systems, and handheld firefighting imager applications.

The Tau 640 has 640-by-480-pixel resolution, 17-micron pixel size, and digital detail enhancement image processing algorithms. FLIR's camera controller software gives users control over most Tau camera functions.

FLIR introduced the thermal camera core this week at the SPIE Defense and Security symposium and trade show in Orlando, Fla. For more information contact FLIR Systems online at www.flir.com.

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