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FLIR LOWERS THE PRICE OF PATHFINDIR NIGHT VISION
Thermal Imaging Technology Improves Nighttime Driving Safety
Portland, OR – FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR)
announced a price reduction to $2,495 for the PathFindIR for
the after-market automotive community. Due to an increase in
volume related to rapid market adoption of the technology,
FLIR is able to provide the PathFindIR at a lower price to
PathFindIR is the core thermal imager in BMW’s Night Vision
nighttime driving aid. The PathFindIR’s thermal imager creates real-time video by
detecting subtle differences in temperature, which the driver views from any in-dash or
aftermarket display with an auxiliary video input. To a thermal imager, warm objects
appear white and cool objects appear black. PathFindIR reduces the risks for anyone
who drives at night by allowing them to see 4-times farther than with headlights.
By allowing drivers to see so much
farther, PathFindIR gives drivers more
time to react to objects in front of their
vehicle. Additionally, with PathFindIR
drivers can see vehicles, pedestrians,
and animals before they even enter
the road, monitoring their activity as
they approach the road from either
“By supplying thermal imaging systems to high-volume applications, FLIR can offer
thermal cameras to other commercial applications at breakthrough prices,” said Andy
Teich, President of FLIR’s Commercial Vision Systems division.
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About FLIR Systems:
FLIR Systems, Inc. is a world leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of thermal imaging and stabilized camera
systems for a wide variety of imaging and thermography applications including intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance,
navigation, border patrol, industrial security, condition monitoring, research and development, manufacturing process
control, and building diagnostics. FLIR Systems is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, with service and manufacturing
facilities worldwide. Visit the company's website at www.FLIR.com.
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