FLIR Systems, Inc. News

How Can We Better Ensure Firefighter Health And Wellness?

Ensuring the health and wellness of firefighters is a burden shared among equipment manufacturers as well as the fire departments and individual firefighters. Thoughtful design of equipment and other products used in the fire service can be a positive factor as firefighters and other first responders face dangerous situations every day. We asked our Expert Panel Roundtable: What steps can we take to better ensure firefighter health and wellness?

FLIR Systems Unveil Next-Gen FLIR A8580 Series Of HD Thermal Science Cameras

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced the release of FLIR A8580 series of thermal science cameras - 1.3 megapixel, entry-level cooled camera designed for a wide range of industrial, military, science, and product research and development (R&D) applications. This camera records blur-free images of high-speed targets, offering a wide range of precision, manual and motorized lenses, and also integrates seamlessly with the new FLIR Research Studio thermal analysis software, all providing the user wi...

FLIR Launches Its First Uncooled, Fixed-Mount, Connected Thermal Camera For Detecting Methane

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced the FLIR GF77a Gas Find IR camera, its first fixed-mount, uncooled, autonomous leak detection camera designed specifically to visualize methane and other industrial gases. A new camera in FLIR Systems’ optical gas imaging (OGI) series, the connected GF77a provides upstream and midstream gas processors, producers, and operators with the ability to monitor continuously for invisible, potentially dangerous methane leaks at natural gas power plants, renewable energ...

FLIR Launches The Fido X4 Premium Handheld Explosives Trace Detector That Delivers Unmatched Threat Coverage

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced the launch of the FLIR Fido® X4, the newest, most advanced version of its premium handheld explosives trace detector. The Fido X4 delivers unmatched sensitivity for a broad range of explosives, so users can easily detect threats at levels other devices cannot. FLIR Systems’ TrueTrace® detection technology features a new five-channel sensor array that delivers expanded threat coverage. TrueTrace can accurately detect a wide range of explosives at nanogr...

FLIR Unveils K1 Thermal Imaging Camera For First Responders And Fire Safety Personnel

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced the releases of the new FLIR K1 handheld thermal imaging camera, available for purchase in the EMEA region. Touted to be FLIR’s most affordable camera for first responder officers and fire investigators, the FLIR K1 detects heat and provides visibility through smoke and in total darkness. It provides enhanced situational awareness for use in wildland fire control, search and rescue missions, structure damage evaluation, and investigative work. K1 thermal i...

How Hand-Held Devices Help Firefighters To Tackle Emergency Situations And Save Lives

Among the tools of the fire service, some of the most powerful are hand-held devices. These technologies provide information to firefighters than can direct their approaches to emergency situations and safe lives. Today, more powerful devices are available in smaller, hand-held form, sometimes taking the place of much larger and more expensive devices. For example, previously the Los Angeles Fire Department carried just one large thermal imaging camera (TIC) that cost upwards of $10,000 on eac...

FLIR Appoints Sonia Galindo As The Senior Vice President To Manage Legal And Compliance Matters

FLIR Systems, Inc. announces Sonia Galindo as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary, and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer. Ms. Galindo will assume a key role on the executive team reporting to President and CEO Jim Cannon, providing leadership and management of all legal and compliance matters in support of the company’s business objectives. Ms. Galindo will lead FLIR’s global legal team and serve as the primary legal advisor to senior management and to its Board of D...

FLIR Systems Enhances Griffin G510 Portable GC-MS Chemical Detector To Speed Up Real-Time Chemical Threat Confirmation

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced the availability of multiple enhancements to its Griffin G510 portable GC-MS chemical detector to help responders analyze and identify drugs, chemical agents, and other toxic substances faster and more effectively during field operations. Major new features on the G510 give users access to an expanded onboard drug library, as well as a new quick-search capability for chemicals and hazardous substances. To optimize response time, a new ‘Method Selector Wiza...

FLIR Systems Appoints Tony Buffum As The Senior Vice President And Chief Human Resources Officer

FLIR Systems, Inc announced that Tony Buffum will join the company as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources (HR) Officer. As a key member of the executive management team, Mr. Buffum will report to President and CEO Jim Cannon and will assume a strategic role in the continued growth and overall operations of FLIR. Mr. Buffum will lead the company’s global HR team, oversee delivery of all programs, and drive all facets of change management pertaining to culture, organizational de...

Intersec 2017 To Be Attended By Leading Solutions Providers Focussing On IP-based Video Surveillance Solutions

Intersec 2017 focusses on IP-based video surveillance for retail sector offering The rise of IoT (Internet of Things), and its convergence with video analytics is set to have a profound impact on the Middle East video surveillance industry, as the regional security sector’s traditional boundaries continue to blur. Global security solutions providers at the upcoming Intersec 2017 trade show in Dubai said the retail sector is one of many industry verticals where video sur...

Middle East Security Market Continues Its Double Digit Growth Rate As It Awaits Intersec 2017

Dubai trade show to feature two-thirds of world’s top 50 solutions providers as regional security spend continues to rise The Middle East market for security, safety, and fire protection is on track for double digit growth over the next four years, as regional governments and the private sector look for improved technologies to better protect assets, people, businesses, and borders. Led by the Gulf nations of Saudi Arabia and the UAE, regional countries are maki...

Secutech 2015 Open Its Door For The 18th Edition In Taiwan

Secutech offers a series of concurrent events with substantial support from the industry’s foremost brands The 18th edition of Secutech will take place from 28 – 30 April 2015 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center in Taiwan. Organised by Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Media Ltd, the annual show features 420 exhibitors who will showcase an array of the latest components, finished products and integration solutions in electronic security, home security, info...

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