Tag Archives: Flir

The Future of Safe Self-Driving Cars Is Thermal Imaging

By the end of this year, Google’s Waymo self-driving program plans on expanding its public self-driving ride-sharing program in Arizona, and in the next decade there are about 46 companies working to do the same. Many of these systems don’t yet use thermal imaging, but after a demonstration of how effective it is at…

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Watch This FLIR Imagery Of AH-64 Apaches Buzzing The Hollywood Sign

Seen through the AH-64 Apache ’s TADS/PNVS (Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor) located on the nose of the helicopter, a flight of six of the attack choppers cruise around LA, buzzing the Hollywood sign for good measure.

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These Idiots Pointed A Laser At A Police Helicopter 

If pointing a laser at an aircraft is a bad idea (trust me, it is a very bad idea ) then pointing a laser at a police air unit is basically like calling ahead to make yourself a reservation in jail. This video shows three individuals in Vaughan, Ontario doing exactly that. If you’re in the mood for some justice porn today, look no further.

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How Did This Airstrike Hit Six Areas Of A Single ISIS Compound At Once?

While watching the latest air strike videos coming out of Syria and Iraq I noticed this unusual targeting FLIR imagery of a compound being obliterated by six nearly simultaneous precision strikes, each hitting a defined area of the complex. Targeting tags appear on the exact spots that are struck.

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