Saturday, February 18, 2017
Featured image for article 'IR&D Micro 2-Q review'
Today we’re looking at what can be considered "the world’s smallest thermal monocular". The Micro 2 is manufactured by IR&D in the EU (Belgium) and targeted at the outdoor professional. In this ongoing review we will share our thoughts with you and hope to get you some questions answered in the process.
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Featured image for article 'Ladies and gentlemen: We got 'em'
One of the perks of writing for NVDB is that we get to play around with awesome stuff. Today we got a hold on two of IR&D's thermal monoculars which we're going to put to test over the course of the next few days. You might have spotted them in the wild but not much is known about these (little) beasts which are both top players in their respective leagues.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Featured image for article 'CES 2017: FLIR’s fused action camera '

At CES 2017 FLIR announced their own definition of an action camera. Meet the FLIR Duo, the first dual-sensor action cam utilizing both a CMOS and thermal sensor designed specifically for drones. Let’s see what this little beast is made of.

Sunday, January 8, 2017
Featured image for article 'Buying your first thermal imager: A comprehensive guide'
Buying a thermal camera is always exciting. Whether you’ve never held one before or have been using them for decades. It’s great technology which doesn't stop to amaze us at times. However, with so many devices available it can sometimes be a bit overwhelming for first-time buyers. Please read our comprehensive 'beginners guide to buying a thermal camera' to bring down your chances of disappointment.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Featured image for article 'Leupold is joining the thermal game'

Leupold has released its first thermal monocular geared towards hunters. The family owned company well known for its high quality hunting optics created a rather unique device with decent specs at a fair price.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Featured image for article 'The rise of micro thermal cores'

It wasn't too long ago when we’d still had to carry an external battery pack to power an oversized low-res thermal camera for an hour or two. How times have changed right? With the likes of the FLIR Lepton®, Thermoteknix MicroCAM™ and the DRS Infrared Tamarisk line we got plenty of options to choose from ranging from postage stamp to golf ball size.

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