FLIR Systems (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced the release of theall-new PathFindIR II thermal night vision system. Using FLIR’s latest nighttimevideo analytics algorithms, PathFindIR II provides automated detection andalerts of pedestrians and animals, so drivers can see hazards sooner, reactfaster, and stay safer on the road at night. PathFindIR II’sthermal night vision lets drivers see pedestrians, cyclists, animals, and otherroad hazards at night from up to four times farther away than with just thevehicle’s headlights.
Building on the success of the original PathFindIR, andmade in cooperation with technology partner Autoliv, the PathFindIR II adds aunique nighttime pedestrian detection feature that can be configured toautomatically display alarms that alert drivers when the system detects aperson nearing or crossing the vehicle’s path.
In addition to passenger vehicles, PathFindIR II installseasily in a wide variety of cars, trucks, and industrial vehicles including:
â€¢ First Responders â€“ Installing PathFindIR II in police,fire, and other first responder vehicles gives those operators the power to seethrough smoke, find victims and suspects at night, and guide hoses onto firesin all conditions.
â€¢ Mining â€“ PathFindIR II sees through dark and dust sohaul trucks and shovel and scoop vehicles can operate safely and efficientlywithout endangering people walking near mining vehicles.
â€œAs the World’s Sixth Sense, FLIR can help make drivingsafer and more enjoyable no matter what you drive,â€ said Andrew Teich, CEO ofFLIR. â€œWith innovative technologies and improved image quality at an affordableprice, PathFindIR II can give every driver expanded awareness of what’s goingon around them.â€
Featured on select models of Mercedes, Audi, and BMWautomobiles, FLIR’s thermal night vision technology has made thousands ofdrivers safer all around the world.
About FLIR Systems
FLIR Systems, Inc. is a world leader in the design,manufacture, and marketing of sensor systems that enhance perception andawareness. FLIR’s advanced thermal imaging and threat detection systems areused for a wide variety of imaging, thermography, and security applications,including airborne and ground-based surveillance, condition monitoring,research and development, manufacturing process control, search and rescue,drug interdiction, navigation, transportation safety, border and maritimepatrol, environmental monitoring, and chemical, biological, radiological,nuclear, and explosives (CBRNE) detection. For more information, go to FLIR’sweb site at www.FLIR.com.