Hey Lepton makers, Congratulations to Walter Lucetti of Italy on winning the Lepton 3/BeagleBone Blue maker challenge with his SmarTC (Smart Thermal Camera) application. A computer engineer specializing in robotics, computer vision and artificial intelligence, Walter created an intelligent sensor capable of better understanding the environment where a robot is operating, enabling cool features like […]
Hey Lepton makers, There were 39 ideas submitted globally in the Lepton 3/BeagleBone Blue maker challenge. Thanks so much to all of you that submitted ideas. They were great. Congratulations to the five finalists: Peb Aryan from Austria is making a person-seeking cooling fan. Bart Garcia from the United Kingdom is making a laser-cutter fire […]
Hey Lepton makers, We’ve had some great ideas and projects submitted in our recent maker challenges – so much so that we want to do it again! We’re teaming up with BeagleBoard.org to offer a new maker challenge that runs from June 19th through August 31st and the grand prize winner will receive a CAT […]
How’s it going, Lepton makers? Brian Boatright’s ThermoDefender platform was just chosen by popular vote of the Lepton Maker community as the new top Lepton make on the forum and is the winner of the Q1 Lepton Maker challenge – congratulations Brian! ThermoDefender uses Lepton to watch for and defend against floods and fires in the home […]
When it comes to resolution, more is better. FLIR’s new Lepton 3 packs a 4x increase in thermal resolution – that’s a full 160×120 resolution – into the same small package as earlier Lepton variants. The revolutionary Lepton 3 is the first complete longwave infrared (LWIR) thermal camera with that resolution that is small enough […]
Read the PDF The primary difference between Lepton and Lepton 3 is the improved resolution of the infrared sensor.
Less than a year ago there were very few registered Lepton Makers, but over the last three quarters we’ve seen awesome growth in registrations and there are now nearly 900 registered. That’s rapid growth and we’re excited about what you’re doing with the Lepton sensor!
December Maker Contest Winner Thanks to everyone that submitted new Make ideas and projects as part of the contest! We updated the Lepton community showcase and it now features impressive projects including the Masters Drone by Dave Masters, the Wireless Traffic Analytics project by Cullen McGough, the Lepton Battery Stress Tester/Monitor by Anthony Wu, the […]