FLIR Systems Launches New Passive Thermal Camera

Aug. 10, 2007
Low-cost VSR-6 sees body heat, offering imagery in total darkness

Portland, OR – July 17, 2007 – 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 FLIR’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 – 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.

“We 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,” said Earl Lewis, Chief Executive Officer of FLIR Systems.