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Thursday, April 21st, 2016

FLIR Systems Launches Next Generation High-Performance Uncooled Thermal Camera Core

WILSONVILLE, Ore., April 18, 2016 – FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced Boson™, its smallest, lightest, and least power-consuming, high-performance uncooled thermal camera for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Sized between FLIR’s Tau® and Lepton® camera cores, Boson is the first thermal camera core to incorporate a sophisticated, low-power multi-core vision processor running FLIR XIR™

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

A Flexible Camera: A Radically Different Approach to Imaging

New York, NY—A team led by Shree K. Nayar, T.C. Chang Professor of Computer Science at Columbia Engineering, has developed a novel sheet camera that can be wrapped around everyday objects to capture images that cannot be taken with one or more conventional cameras. The Columbia team, which includes research engineer Daniel Sims BS’14 and

Friday, March 11th, 2016

New Ultra-thin Lens to Revolutionize Cameras

Scientists have created the world’s thinnest lens, one two-thousandth the thickness of a human hair, opening the door to flexible computer displays and a revolution in miniature cameras. Lead researcher Dr Yuerui (Larry) Lu from The Australian National University (ANU) said the discovery hinged on the remarkable potential of the molybdenum disulphide crystal. “This type

Monday, February 4th, 2013

British Military Outfitted with Micro Drones

Britain’s military says its soldiers in Afghanistan have been issued with surveillance drones so small they can fit in the palm of your hand. The Scandinavian-designed Black Hornet Nano weighs as little as 16 grams (0.56 ounces) — the same as a finch. The four-inch-long (10-centimeter-long) helicopter is fitted with a tiny camera which relays