Thermal cams on drones

‘THERMA’ drones are more commonly being used for home and perimeter security, increasing the need for high-tech reconnaissance and identification cameras – in this case, thermal imaging.

Therma cams are able to pick up heat sources from quite a distance and can be attached to a wide range of drones (such as the DJI Phantom 4)¬†without much interference with the drone’s usual operations. This gives greater capacity to emergency forces that are ill-equipped or otherwise not able to provide expensive helicopters in order to use thermal-imaging from above.

In the following footage, the drones are utilising the FLIR VUE Pro cam, which allows thermal imaging for commercial drones.

Do you own one of these thermal cameras? We’d love to know how well it works with a wide range of drones, and some non-demonstrator footage. Drop us an email at [email protected]

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