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Boson®+

High Performance, Uncooled, Longwave Infrared (LWIR) OEM Thermal Camera Module

Made in the USA, and ITAR-free, the Boson+ sets the standard for longwave infrared (LWIR) OEM thermal camera performance and size, weight, and power (SWaP). It features an industry-leading thermal sensitivity of less than or equal to (≤)20 mK and an upgraded automatic gain control (AGC) filter delivering dramatically enhanced scene contrast and sharpness. Lower video latency enhances tracking, seeker performance, and decision support. Radiometry will be available in the second quarter of 2024 on 640 x 512 and 320 x 256 resolution models.

Boson+ maintains the widely-deployed Boson mechanical, electrical, and optical interfaces enabling a plug-and-play upgrade. New models also include factory-integrated continuous zooms lenses to streamline development and maximize performance. With customer-selectable USB, CMOS, or MIPI video interfaces, it is easier than ever to integrate Boson+ into a wider range of embedded processors from Qualcomm, Ambarella, and more. The user-friendly Boson SDK, GUI, and comprehensive product integration documentation further simplify OEM integration. Enhanced thermal performance and industry-leading reliability provide low-risk development, making Boson+ ideal for unmanned ground vehicles (UGV), unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), wearables, security applications, handhelds, and thermal sights.

Boson®+ CZ 14-75

High Performance, Uncooled, Longwave Infrared (LWIR) OEM Thermal Camera Module

Made in the USA, and ITAR-free, the Boson+ CZ 14-75 combines Teledyne FLIR’s Boson+ world-class longwave infrared (LWIR) OEM camera module and 5x continuous zoom (CZ) lens offering a high–performance imaging solution. It features an industry-leading thermal sensitivity of ≤20 mK and an upgraded automatic gain control (AGC) filter delivering dramatically enhanced scene contrast and sharpness. The high-performance lens and control electronics maintain focus through zoom and provide real-time thermal gradient compensation as well as flexibility for user-defined command syntax and expansion for additional features.

The Boson+ camera module and 14 mm to 75 mm CZ lens are designed for each other, providing optimal performance and a single system warranty only achievable from a single source. The factory-integrated system lowers development and manufacturing risk and improves time-to-market, making the reliable Boson+ CZ 14-75 ideal for unmanned aerial vehicles, perimeter surveillance, light armored vehicle situational awareness and targeting, and soldier sighting systems.

Boson®

Uncooled, Longwave Infrared (LWIR) OEM Thermal Camera Module

The Boson longwave infrared (LWIR) OEM thermal camera module sets the standard for size, weight, power, and performance (SWaP). Utilizing FLIR's advanced image processing and several industry-standard communication interfaces, Boson enables applications from firefighting to unmanned aerial vehicles and automotive development kits, all for as little as 800mW. The 12 µm pitch Vanadium Oxide (VOx) uncooled detector comes in two resolutions – 640 × 512 or 320 × 256. Both resolutions are available with multiple lens configurations, adding flexibility to integration programs. Radiometric models are also available with absolute temperature measurement in select configurations. The Boson is an OEM camera module that is intended to be integrated into a higher level system.

Lepton®

LWIR Micro Thermal Camera Module

The FLIR Lepton® is a radiometric-capable LWIR OEM camera solution that is smaller than a dime, fits inside a smartphone, and is one tenth the cost of traditional IR cameras. Using focal plane arrays of either 160x120 or 80x60 active pixels, Lepton easily integrates into native mobile-devices and other electronics as an IR sensor or thermal imager. The radiometric Lepton captures accurate, calibrated, and noncontact temperature data in every pixel of each image.

Neutrino®

Midwave Infrared Cooled Camera Module

Where SWaP are design constraints, and cost and performance is desired, Neutrino® is the ideal solution. The Neutrino offers FLIR'scommon image processing architecture and the resulting image from the 640×512 InSb array is superb! Weighing in at less than 16 oz (<450 gm) and consuming less than 5 watts at steady-state, it is FLIR's balanced MWIR core optimizing performance, cost, and ease of integration.

Tau® 2+

Longwave Infrared Thermal Camera Module with Enhanced Performance and Increased Sensitivity

Made in USA, and ITAR-free, the Tau 2+ is the most advanced, highest performance longwave infrared (LWIR) Tau 2 camera model from Teledyne FLIR. It maintains the widely deployed and real-world-tested Tau 2 mechanical, electrical, and optical interfaces allowing plug-and-play with existing designs. Its new 1.5× sensitivity improvement and an entirely redesigned image processing engine deliver dramatically enhanced scene contrast and sharpness.

Tau 2+ is the go-to thermal camera module for the most challenging environments, including detection of the smallest, hardest to find targets over long distances. Enhanced LWIR thermal performance and market-leading reliability provide low-risk development in the short run and the long run, making it the ideal camera module for unmanned vehicles, security applications, and thermal sights.

The Tau2+ is an OEM camera module that is intended to be integrated into a higher level system.

Mini-Core HRC

Midwave Infrared (MWIR) Cooled Camera Module

The FLIR Mini-Core HRC mid-wave camera core is available in multiple configurations, making it extremely OEM-friendly. 300Z comes with continuous optical zoom; 460T comes with three lenses that are instantaneously remotely interchangeable depending on whether you need to see far, middle distance or near; if your application calls for a consistent field of view, then you can select fixed, interchangeable lenses; or, you can select a lens-less core wherein you implement your own optical path.

Tau® 2

Longwave Infrared Thermal Camera Module

Made in USA, the Tau® 2 OEM thermal imaging cameras offer an unmatched combination of features and reliability, making them well-suited for demanding applications including unmanned vehicles, thermal sights, and handheld imagers. Improved electronics provide powerful image processing modes that dramatically improve detail and contrast through continuous histogram equalization. Radiometry is available in every pixel for both 640 × 512 and 336 × 256 resolutions and all three camera grade levels. All Tau 2 configurations share electrical, mechanical, and optical interfaces allowing integrations to be designed that work seamlessly with all formats. Available in Commercial, Performance, and Industrial variants, each with unique sensitivity and pixel operability thresholds to meet operational requirements. Radiometry is an optional feature for Performance-grade cameras, and standard feature with Industrial-grade. All Tau 2 configurations and resolutions share electrical, mechanical, and optical interfaces allowing integrations to be designed that work seamlessly with all formats.

Hadron 640R

High Performance, Dual Thermal and Visible OEM Camera Module

Made in the USA, and ITAR-free, the Hadron™ 640R pairs a performance-leading 640x512 resolution radiometric Boson® thermal camera with a 64MP visible camera in a single easy-to-integrate module. With a size, weight, and power (SWaP) optimized design, it is an ideal dual sensor payload for integration into unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), unmanned ground vehicles (UGV), robotic platforms, and AI-ready applications where battery life and run time are mission critical.

The Boson longwave infrared (LWIR) thermal camera provides the ability to see through total darkness, smoke, most fog, glare as well as take the temperature of every pixel in the scene. The 64MP visible camera imagery enables AI and machine learning for intelligent sensing applications. With drivers available for market leading processors from NVIDIA, Qualcomm, and more plus industry-leading integration support, Hadron 640R reduces development cost and shortens time to market.

µCore-275Z

Midwave Infrared (MWIR) Cooled Camera Module

The FLIR µCore-275Z mid-wave camera core provides OEMs with an extremely compact, turnkey cooled core solution. Operating in the 3-5 micron waveband, µCore-275Z is lightweight and easy to integrate into small products such as airborne gimbals.

Hadron 640R Development Kits

Development Kits for Hadron 640R Dual Camera Module

Hadron 640R development kits pair the performance-leading Hadron 640R with hardware and reference software drivers for quick integration with development boards supporting the Qualcomm RB5, the NVIDIA Jetson Nano, and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865.

The development kits enable integrators to start imaging and controlling the infrared thermal and visible camera in hours, saving potentially weeks of development time and cost. Hadron 640R includes a 64 MP visible camera and a 640x512 resolution radiometric Boson® providing the ability to see through total darkness, smoke, most fog, and glare as well as take the temperature of every pixel in the scene.

With a size, weight, and power (SWaP) optimized design and the rapid development kits, the Hadron 640R is the ideal dual sensor payload for integration into unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), unmanned ground vehicles (UGV), robotic platforms, and AI-ready applications where battery life and run-time are mission critical.

Hadron 320

Pre-integrated RGB / Thermal Module

The FLIR® Hadron™ 320 is SWaP+C optimized RGB/Thermal module designed for simplicity and performance. This light weight, low power, compact form factor includes a 12MP RGB camera, Boson thermal camera (with shutter), complete integration of IMU and can operate at up to 60 Hz. Hadron’s design ensuring maximum battery life and run time, especially when saving space and weight matter. With addition of this small module you can offer your customers the power of thermal.

LWIR Zoom Lens Assemblies

Lenses for Long-Wave Infrared (LWIR) Cameras for 8-14 µm

Teledyne FLIR custom and off-the-shelf long-wave infrared (LWIR) continuous zoom (CZ) optical assemblies and lenses are for integrators and operators who do not compromise on quality. All lens assemblies have near diffraction limited performance and include advanced features that ensure continuous focus through the zoom.

Formerly New England Optical Systems (NEOS) and now part of Teledyne FLIR, the world-class technical services team provides product support and can also develop new or customize existing lens assemblies for a camera, application, and mission. Designed to maximize infrared-camera performance, the LWIR CZ lens assemblies provide the competitive advantages required in the field and marketspace for a wide range of defense, security, and commercial applications.

Neutrino® IS Series

HOT MWIR Camera Module + Continuous Zoom Lens

Made in the USA, and ITAR-free, the Neutrino IS series combines Teledyne FLIR’s world-class mid-wavelength infrared (MWIR) OEM camera modules and continuous zoom (CZ) lenses to offer high–performance imaging solutions with various FPA resolutions and CZ zoom/FOV ranges. Neutrino IS lowers development and manufacturing risk and improves time-to-market. Cutting-edge HOT FPAs, long life and low vibration linear coolers, common camera interfaces, and fully athermalized lenses make for the best-in-class solution. Each camera module and lens are designed for each other, providing optimal performance not achievable when buying and integrating cameras and lenses from multiple sources.

Teledyne FLIR Neutrino IS series is simply the best technical solution available. With nearly off-the-shelf delivery, industry-leading two-year warranty, real price competitiveness and well-known product support and product reliability, it offers the lowest risk solution. The Neutrino IS is an OEM camera module that is intended to be integrated into a higher level system.

Neutrino® Ground ISR Series

MWIR Camera Module + Continuous Zoom Lens

Made in the USA, and ITAR-free, the Neutrino Ground ISR series provides turnkey solutions for integrators developing intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) systems. The cameras combine Teledyne FLIR’s world-class mid-wavelength infrared (MWIR) camera modules and continuous zoom (CZ) lenses with market-leading image processing and control electronics from InVeo Designs LLC. Each camera offers high-performance imaging, a reliable long-life linear cooler, and a low switching cost to upgrade existing systems. The factory-integrated and optimized MWIR imaging systems from a single source provide market-leading performance while reducing development risk, cost, and time to market.

They incorporate multiple focal plane array (FPA) resolutions and CZ lens options, all with the same industry standard image processing and interface electronics, allowing for differing detection recognition and identification (DRI) requirements and affordability. With three configurations today and several more coming soon, the ITAR-free cameras provide the imaging performance required for short-, mid-, and long-range ISR, perimeter surveillance, border surveillance, and counter-UAS (CUAS) applications.

All Neutrino Ground ISR cameras are upgradable in 2024 to run Teledyne FLIR’s AI detection, tracking, and classification models and image signal processing (ISP) libraries for super-resolution, turbulence mitigation, contrast enhancement, and more.

Neutrino® LC OGI

SWaP Optimized MWIR Optical Gas Imaging Camera Module

Made in the USA, the ITAR-free Neutrino LC OGI provides 640x512 VGA-resolution MWIR optical-gas-imaging (OGI) and is easily integrated into a wide range of solutions to detect, measure, and visualize gas emissions. Teledyne FLIR’s High Operating Temperature (HOT) FPA technology and linear micro-cooler provide integrators with the industry-best, two-year warranty and significantly longer endurance in the leading size, weight, and power (SWaP) module available today. Quick cool down and time-to-image combined with low-power and quiet, low-vibration operation make Neutrino LC OGI the choice for battery-powered handhelds, UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles), small gimbals, and fixed-mounted gas leak detection systems within processing facilities, refineries, pipelines, tank farms, and well pads for the oil and gas industry.

Designed to meet EPA performance requirements, the narrow 3.3 µm infrared (IR) spectral band accurately detects hydrocarbons including methane, propane, butane, and other greenhouse gases and volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The Neutrino LC OGI can be operated in VGA mode to maximize scene awareness or Bin mode to improve sensitivity to an industry-leading <20 mK. Backed by a standard two-year warranty and a professional technical support team for integration assistance, the Neutrino LC OGI is the lowest-risk and highest-performance OEM camera module for integrators developing methane monitoring and other gas imaging solutions today.

Neutrino® SWaP Series

SWaP+C Optimized HOT FPA MWIR Camera Module

Made in the USA, and ITAR-free, the VGA-resolution Neutrino LC and newly-released SXGA-resolution Neutrino SX8 provide best-in-class MWIR imagery and data in a small, lightweight package. Based on Teledyne FLIR’s High Operating Temperature (HOT) FPA technology and linear micro-cooler, SWaP series OEM camera modules are designed for ruggedized products requiring long life, low-power consumption, and quiet, low-vibration operation. Both are ideal for small gimbals and airframes, handheld devices, security cameras, targeting devices, and asset monitoring applications.

The Neutrino SWaP Series is simply the best technical solution available. With nearly off-the-shelf delivery, industry-leading two-year warranty, real price competitiveness and well-known product support and product reliability, it also offers the lowest risk solution. The Neutrino SWaP is an OEM camera module that is intended to be integrated into a higher level system.

Neutrino® Performance Series

High Resolution MWIR Camera Modules

The performance series includes the FLIR Neutrino QX and SX12. Neutrino SX12 is a 1280×1024/12 µm resolution focal plane array (FPA) and has a frame rate of 120 Hz at 720P and >60 Hz for SXGA. Neutrino QX is a 2048×1536/10 µm FPA and has a frame rate of 60 Hz at 1080P and >30 Hz for QXGA. Neutrino Performance Series is ideal for ground or airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), targeting, counter-UAS solutions and Wide Area Motion Imagery (WAMI) applications. The industry-standard interfaces, simple and powerful software controls, complete product documentation and Teledyne FLIR technical support reduces product development risk and shortens time to market. The Neutrino is an OEM camera module that is intended to be integrated into a higher level system.

MWIR Zoom Lens Assemblies

Lenses for Mid-Wave Infrared (MWIR) Cameras for 3-5 µm

Teledyne FLIR custom and off-the-shelf mid-wave infrared (MWIR) continuous zoom (CZ) optical assemblies and lenses are for integrators and operators who do not compromise on quality. All lens assemblies have near diffraction limited performance and include advanced features that ensure continuous focus through the zoom.

Formerly New England Optical Systems (NEOS) and now part of Teledyne FLIR, the world-class technical services team provides product support and can also develop new or customize existing lens assemblies for a camera, application, and mission. Designed to maximize infrared-camera performance, the MWIR CZ lens assemblies provide the competitive advantages required in the field and marketspace for a wide range of defense, security, and commercial applications.

FLIR ADK

Thermal Vision for ADAS and AV Developers

The FLIR ADK™ is a cost-effective way to develop the next generation of automotive thermal vision for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous vehicles (AV). Thermal infrared cameras are the best sensor technology for pedestrian detection, reliably classifying people in cluttered environments and giving analytics the critical information needed for automated decision making. The ADK’s rugged, IP67 rated enclosure incorporates a heated window for all-weather driving. With the GMSL and USB interfaces, installation is plug-and-play easy.

PathFindIR II

Driver Vision Enhancement System for Today’s Vehicles

PathFindIR II is a powerful thermal night vision system that helps you clearly see road hazards in total darkness, and it will alert you to nearby vehicles, people, and animals. Headlights typically illuminate about 450 feet straight ahead, but PathFindIR II detects heat without a need for light, allowing you to see up to four times farther down the road. You’ll have visibility through dust, smoke, or fog, and better capability to avoid an accident.

Multiple configurations are available for all PathFindIR II models including animal detection (AD), pedestrian detection (PD), and logo branding.

PRODUCT END-OF-LIFE NOTICE
The end-of-sale date to order the affected product is June 30, 2023. Customers who acquire new product will continue to receive support from Teledyne FLIR until Dec 19, 2025. See the EOL notice below for additional details.

Tau® SWIR

Shortwave Infrared Camera Core

FLIR Tau® SWIR provides outstanding short-wave infrared image quality and performance over a wide range of imaging and light level conditions. It is the ideal OEM SWIR imaging module for applications like hyperspectral instrumentation, silicon inspection, electro-optical payloads, art restoration, and portable imaging. The Tau SWIR camera incorporates the FLIR high resolution 640×512 ISC1202 Indium Gallium Arsenide (InGaAs) 15-micron pitch focal plane array (FPA) and includes several advanced camera controls features.

The Tau SWIR camera will be discontinued on December 30, 2022. Support for all Tau SWIR configurations will continue through June 30, 2025.