New Lepton 3.5 with radiometry

FLIR is pleased to announce today the launch of Lepton 3.5, a new member of the Lepton family that adds both radiometry and an enhanced scene dynamic range.  The addition of radiometry and a temp range from -10 to 400° means your makes can accurately read temperatures in a much wider range of applications.  Ready to jump in and buy one?  [...]

Thermal by FLIR Contest Finalists

Dear challenge participants, The nineteen projects that you all submitted were very good, making it really challenging for our team of judges to narrow it down to five finalists. The criteria they used to evaluate them all included 1.) feasibility, 2.) creativity, 3.) sizzle (hot) factor, and 4.) marketability. The five finalists are: Erik Archbald […]

New Lepton 3.5 + 2018 Maker Challenge

Hey Lepton Makers, FLIR is pleased to announce today the launch of Lepton 3.5, a new member of the Lepton family that adds both radiometry and an enhanced scene dynamic range.  The addition of radiometry and a temp range from -10 to 400° means your makes can accurately read temperatures in a much wider range of applications.  Ready to jump in [...]

Happy New Year to Lepton Makers/Developers!

Happy new year, Lepton Makers! 2018 got off to a fast start with our announcement at CES of the new Thermal by FLIR partner program, a cooperative product development and marketing program that supports product innovators who use FLIR thermal imaging sensors in their products. Partners get specialized support from a variety of FLIR teams, […]

Lepton 3 /BeagleBone Blue contest winner

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 […]

Lepton Maker Community and Contest updates

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 […]

New BeagleBone® Blue contest + new FLIR ONEs

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 […]

Using Lepton to solve real-world problems

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 […]