Portland, OR â€“ July 17, 2007 â€“ FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) announced the launch of the VSR-6 thermal security camera. The VSR-6 is a passive thermal camera that provides clear video images of intruders based on their body heat, and provides high contrast imagery in total darkness. The VSR-6 is the lowest cost thermal security camera ever fielded, being offered at only $3,495.
The VSR-6 includes FLIRâ€™s advanced image processing technology, delivering excellent vision in total darkness and through smoke, dust and light fog. No focusing or image adjustment is required. No costly active illumination is needed â€“ making VSR-6 a truly low cost, 24/7, video surveillance solution It has a wide field-of-view which makes it an ideal choice for either indoor or outdoor appliclations, and its standard video output makes it drop-in compatible with existing video security installations. VSR-6 thermal security camera is housed in an all-weather enclosure and the simple, power-in, video-out operation makes it an ideal new low cost video surveillance technology for round-the-clock operation.
â€œWe are pleased to be able to leverage our mass commercial production capabilities in a way that continues to drop the price on this technology that is rapidly becoming indispensable in the security industry,â€ said Earl Lewis, Chief Executive Officer of FLIR Systems.