Category Archives: Flir
Whatever your personal options are about governments spending massive amounts of money on space programs or military technology one thing is clear, we get some sweet technology when it eventually trickle down to everyday consumer products.
I can vividly remember the first time I saw the capabilities of a thermal camera in action as a younger guy, a 1990 film called Navy Seals where a sniper named Dane (Bill Paxton) used a Barrett M82A1 with the thermal scope to pick off bad guys through concrete walls! There was simply nowhere to find for those who look to do harm to Charlie Sheen band of heroes. There was a long time this technology was limited to these types of military applications however a short 25 years later Flir is putting this same technology in your pocket for daily use. (more…)