FLIR Systems, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes technologies that enhance perception and awareness. They bring innovative sensing solutions into daily life through our thermal imaging systems, visible-light imaging systems, locator systems, measurement and diagnostic systems, and advanced threat detection systems. FLIR products improve the way people interact with the world around them, enhance public safety and well-being, increase energy efficiency, and enable healthy and entertained communities.
Founded in 1978, FLIR was a pioneer in thermal engineering, originally providing infrared imaging systems that were installed on vehicles for use in conducting energy audits. Today FLIR-manufactured advanced systems and components are used for a wide variety of thermal imaging, situational awareness, and security applications.
FLIR operates business through six operating segments: the Surveillance segment, which provides enhanced imaging and recognition hardware to a wide variety of military, law enforcement, public safety, and other government customers, the Instruments segment that provides devices that image, measure, and assess thermal energy for industrial, commercial, and scientific applications, the OEM and Emerging Markets segment, which provides thermal imaging camera cores and components that are utilized by third parties, the Maritime segment, which develops and manufactures electronics and imaging instruments for the recreational and commercial maritime market, the Security segment provides cameras and video recording systems for use in commercial, critical infrastructure, and home security applications, and the Detection segment offers sensor instruments and integrated platform solutions for the detection, identification, and suppression of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives threats.