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Thermal Payload for Public Safety FLIR TZ20

FLIR’s Vue® TZ20 Hi-Res Dual Thermal Zoom has all the features to make it the ultimate thermal payload for public safety and more. Situational awareness is a key benefit of public safety drone programs.  For law enforcement, an early understanding of a scene can improve the safety of all involved. …

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FLIR Acquires Drone Manufacturer Altavian

Thermal imaging giant FLIR acquires drone manufacturer Altavian in a move to provide “comprehensive mission coverage within Group 1 Unmanned Systems for Defense Customers,” says a FLIR release today. “FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has acquired Altavian, Inc., a privately-held manufacturer of small unmanned aerial systems …

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FLIR’s MUVE C360 for methane gas detection

Gas leaks are something that most people don’t think about –  until there is a problem.  For example: the major gas present in “natural gas” fuel, methane, is odorless and colorless, making methane gas detection difficult without special equipment. Methane gas leaks, however, are extremely serious: the gas is not …

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Dual Thermal for DJI Matrice Series: FLIR Introduces Vue TZ2…

DJI Airworks 2020‘s opening keynote address this morning was titled “Innovation Through Change:” and FLIR’s Randall Warnas was there to present FLIR System’s latest: the Vue TZ20 Dual Thermal Camera Drone Payload, dual thermal for DJI Matrice Series drones. “Plug-and-Play Gimbal System for the DJI Matrice 200 Series and Matrice 300 …

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FLIR’s New Sensor Module Hadron™ a Drone Industry First

FLIR’s new sensor module Hadron™ is lightweight, compact, and low power – a thermal and visible sensor module ideal for small drones.  Hadron is ideal for drone manufacturers, too, offering out of the box integration. “Designed to help reduce development costs and improve time-to-market, the lightweight, low power, and compact …

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Nano Drones: The Tiny Personal Drones the Military is Buying…

Nano drones, the advanced systems that pack a lot of functionality into a tiny form factor, are becoming a major military tool.  FLIR announced last month that they have won an additional $20.6 million contract for their Black Hornet® 3 Personal Reconnaissance Systems (PRS). Very few manufacturers in the drone …

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Unmanned Leadership Forum Soars: Drone Experts Talk Regulati…

Unmanned Leadership forum The first Unmanned Leadership Forum took place yesterday. Over a dozen unmanned experts spoke to a global audience of over 300 people about topics that included Covid 19, drone company financing, Chinese based air-frames and components, and FAA regulations.   In the absence of many of the …

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DRONELIFE Exclusive: An Insider Look at an Edinburgh Univers…

Researchers from Edinburgh University are using drones to study and demarcate global warming, and to determine how it is affecting glaciers in the Andes, a recent BBC article reports. DRONELIFE reached out to the makers of the drones to learn more about the project – but first, the research. Researches from …

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