Teledyne FLIR has introduced the FLIR ONE Edge, the wireless dual thermal and visible camera system for mobile devices.
Purpose-built for applications across remediation, automotive, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing, the new model offers the same detachable form factor as the FLIR ONE Edge Pro with Bluetooth and wireless connectivity, but with features tailored to the needs of consumers, small businesses, and enterprise volume purchases.
“Bringing the FLIR ONE Edge to market opens new doors for thermal imaging to experienced prosumers and new-to-thermal consumers, using the detachable form factor they’ve been missing,” said Chris Bainter, vice president of business development, Teledyne FLIR. “DIYers to professional tradespersons to enterprises now have a future-proofed option that works with both iOS and Android mobile devices, along with guided inspection apps and free cloud storage, to make thermal inspection more effective and convenient.”
The FLIR ONE Edge connects to a smart device through the FLIR ONE app available on Google Play and the Apple App Store, allowing users to identify thermal hot or cold spots that could indicate faults and developing issues. Similar to the FLIR ONE Edge Pro, FLIR ONE Edge provides superior context and clarity for everyday decision support through Multi-Spectral Dynamic Imaging (MSX®), a patented image enhancement feature that overlays visible edge detail on the thermal image without sacrificing any thermal details.
Reporting and Customisation Made Easy
To support thermographers both new and experienced, the FLIR ONE Edge is compatible with a rich set of software tools from Teledyne FLIR. FLIR Ignite™ cloud connectivity enables easy sharing, backup, web editing, and reporting with a free 1 GB of storage or annual subscriptions starting at 10 GB of storage and up starting at $30 USD per year. In October, Teledyne FLIR will add guided inspection apps for iOS and Android users that will enable thermographers of all experience levels to easily find hidden problems in their respective homes, vehicles, and more. The goal of these apps is to simplify camera use by providing step-by-step instructions for inspections and advice on how to interpret resulting images.
The FLIR ONE Edge is also compatible with third-party apps developed through the FLIR mobile SDK available on Google Play and the Apple App Store, including those that support construction, shipping, home insulation, dental, metal working, and more.
Individuals to large organisations can create custom, proprietary applications to realise the full benefits of scaling thermography within existing systems or to simplify and improve workflows.
Hardworking Features at an Affordable Price
The evolutionary hardware design of the FLIR ONE Edge eliminates the need for cables or connectors to plug into the device, offering an operating-system-agnostic thermal imager, including compatibility with the iPhone 15. MSX enhances the radiometric 80 × 60 resolution Lepton® thermal camera paired with a 640 × 480 resolution visible camera, creating a crisp and easily interpretable image.
The design is also inherently rugged and versatile with an IP54 rating and a drop-test rating of up to 2 m (6.6 ft), while the ergonomic form factor gives users the option to easily hold It with one hand, attach it to a companion mobile device, or rest it on a ledge for remote hands-free monitoring.
The FLIR ONE Edge is available today to buy globally at an MSRP of $349.99 USD from Teledyne FLIR and its authorised dealers. To learn more or to purchase, visit www.flir.com/flir-one.