Selecting and using a thermal imaging camera for wildfire – Part 2

A thermal imaging camera (TIC) like any other item of firefighting equipment has limitations. This together with the misinterpretation of the displayed image and the failure to follow standard practices and procedures could result in the inability to identify and…

Selecting and using a thermal imaging camera for wildfire – Part 1

For wildfire, the use of a thermal imaging camera (TIC) can have significant benefits. However, like any other item of firefighting equipment it also has limitations and standard practices and procedures must still be followed. Incorrectly interpreting displayed images could…

Dräger launches compact UCF FireVista thermal imaging camera with one-touch operation
Dräger, an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology, has launched the UCF FireVista, a thermal imaging camera (TIC) that can be activated one-handed with just one button, providing split-second access to critical visual support within a…
Thermal imaging camera (TIC) is a vital tool for any fire department
Ergonomics, compactness, resolution and sensitivity of the sensor, along with resistance to high temperatures are important criteria for a firefighting Thermal Imaging Camera. However, temperature and vision are also important for a firefighting TIC, and that’s why LEADER has chosen…
Avon Protection announces the argus range of thermal imaging cameras’ inclusion in the National Framework Agreement
Avon Protection announces that its argus range of thermal imaging cameras has been included in the National Framework Agreement for the Supply and Delivery of Emergency Response Equipment, managed by the West Midlands Fire and Rescue Authority. This allows Fire…
FLIR Vue TZ20 dual thermal camera drone payload available now
The FLIR Vue TZ20, the first high-resolution, dual thermal sensor gimbal purpose-built for the DJI Matrice 200 Series and Matrice 300 airframes is now available in United Kingdom. Featuring both a narrow-field-of-view and a wide-field-of-view 640x512 resolution FLIR Boson thermal…
Enter the Going Above and Beyond Prize Draw for your chance to win over €12,000 worth of FLIR Firefighting TICs and more
Like those who serve, FLIR is 100% committed to providing powerful public-safety solutions and supporting firefighters and first responders with innovative and reliable thermal imaging that covers every angle – from the air, the shore, or right in the midst…
Thermal imaging – understanding high and low sensitivity

This short article is an attempt to clarify a few misconceptions in regard to fire-service thermal-imaging cameras (TIC). All fire-service thermal-imaging cameras automatically switch gains or sensitivity modes based on the following: the overall heat detected within the field of…

FLIR announces its most affordable Thermal Imaging Camera for First Responders

FLIR K1 Gives First Responders the Power to See Heat in Total Darkness and Through Smoke FLIR Systems, Inc. announces the new FLIR K1 handheld thermal imaging camera is available for purchase in EMEA, FLIR’s most affordable camera for first…

Common misconceptions of thermal-imaging use

The fire service has been using thermal-imaging cameras (TICs) successfully since the 1990s, and many lives have been saved through their tactical use. Since their first implementation TICs have improved greatly and their overall cost has reduced dramatically, making them…

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