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FLIR Announces Appointment of New CEO

FLIR Announces Appointment of New CEO

FLIR Systems, today announced that James J. (“Jim”) Cannon has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, effective June 19, 2017. Mr. Cannon will succeed Andy Teich, whose retirement after 33 years of service was previously announced on February 14, 2017.

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Ocean Alliance Uses FLIR Thermal in Whale Research

Ocean Alliance Uses FLIR Thermal in Whale Research

The Massachusetts-based Ocean Alliance has been using a unique and innovative thermal imaging-equipped research drone with a a series of petri dishes that collect whale blow, or, snot. Cleverly named the ‘SnotBot,’this modified DJI Inspire drone is equipped with a FLIR Vue Pro thermal imaging camera and is flown into the blow from whales to collect samples.

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Loyola Marymount Using FLIR Thermal Cameras to Research Hummingbirds

Loyola Marymount Using FLIR Thermal Cameras to Research Hummingbirds

Mothering hummingbirds have an incredible ability to maintain strength with little rest, and researchers at Loyola Marymount University’s (LMU) Center for Urban Resilience in Los Angeles use FLIR thermal imaging cameras to better understand why. By incorporating the use of FLIR’s Vue Pro-R, a thermal drone camera that has the ability to read temperature for sUAS applications, LMU’s research team is able to monitor birds from the air, while simultaneously capturing frequent, accurate and non-contact temperature readings.

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FLIR Exx-Series Thermal Cameras Makes Green Builder’s Hot 50 Products List

FLIR Exx-Series Thermal Cameras Makes Green Builder’s Hot 50 Products List

The Exx-Series for electro-mechanical, plant, and building maintenance professionals made Green Builder’s Hot 50 Products list for 2017. You might be asking how or why a thermal imaging product would make a list of products that benefit green building. Well, people and businesses pay for lots of money to heat their spaces in the winter and cool in the summer. When a building isn’t well insulated, it leads to lost hot or cold air, not to mention the wasted energy costs.

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Local Heroes: Orange County Sheriff Uses FLIR Airborne System to Spot Great White Sharks

Local Heroes: Orange County Sheriff Uses FLIR Airborne System to Spot Great White Sharks

“Attention, in the water,” announced the Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) from a helicopter loudspeaker above Capistrano Beach, “you are currently paddle-boarding next to approximately 15 Great White Sharks.” This announcement was followed by instructions to, “Exit the water in a calm manner. The sharks are close to the surf line.” 

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Introducing M-Series Next Generation Premium Maritime Thermal Night Vision Cameras

Introducing M-Series Next Generation Premium Maritime Thermal Night Vision Cameras

FLIR is now pleased to announce that the M-Series pan/tilt multi-sensor system design has been re-engineered to offer additional functionality, improved performance, and enhanced situational awareness.

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