SOURCE: FLIR Systems, Inc.

FLIR Systems, Inc.

February 01, 2011 07:30 ET

FLIR Introduces E-Series Thermal Imaging Cameras Featuring Wireless Connectivity

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire - February 1, 2011) - FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today the release of the FLIR E-Series line of thermal imaging cameras. The new FLIR E-Series line comprises four compact thermal imaging cameras that offer superior infrared diagnostic capabilities coupled with industry-first innovations, including Wi-Fi connectivity to mobile devices such as iPhones® and iPads®. The E-Series models are designed to provide advanced thermal diagnostics for industrial plant engineers, electrical and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) technicians, energy auditors, structural inspectors, and professional thermographers, helping them find problems more quickly and easily, and communicate issues more effectively with state-of-the-art tools.

The FLIR E-Series cameras are small, light, and rugged thermal imagers that offer a wide 3.5-inch full-view touchscreen, up to 76,800 pixels (320 × 240) of infrared resolution, a 4x digital zoom lens, a 60Hz refresh rate, a 3.1 megapixel digital visible light camera with built-in LED lamp, thermal fusion capabilities to overlay thermal and visible light images, large backlit buttons and controls, 6 invertible palette choices, video recording and streaming capability, and composite video jacks.

"The E-Series thermal imagers showcase FLIR's leadership in innovating both cutting edge infrared technologies and user-friendly product ergonomics," said Earl R. Lewis, President and CEO of FLIR. "By aligning unrivaled research and development with customer input, our new E-Series represents a leap forward for thermal camera technology and usability."

About FLIR Systems

FLIR Systems, Inc. is a world leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of sensor systems that enhance perception and awareness. The Company's advanced thermal imaging and threat detection systems are used for a wide variety of imaging, thermography, and security applications, including airborne observation and broadcast, ground-based surveillance, condition monitoring, research and development, manufacturing process control, search and rescue, drug interdiction, navigation, transportation safety, border and maritime patrol, environmental monitoring, and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives (CBRNE) detection. Visit the Company's web site at

Forward-Looking Statements

The statements in this release by Earl R. Lewis, and the other statements in this release about the products described above, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements are based on current expectations, estimates, and projections about the Company's business based, in part, on assumptions made by management. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual outcomes and results may differ materially from what is expressed or forecasted in such forward-looking statements due to numerous factors, including the following: the ability to manufacture and deliver the products referenced in this release, changes in demand for the Company's products, product mix, the timing of deliveries of the product discussed above, the impact of competitive products and pricing, constraints on supplies of critical components, excess or shortage of production capacity, the ability of the Company to manufacture and ship products in the time period required, actual purchases under agreements, the Company's continuing compliance with U.S. export control laws and regulations, the timely receipt of export licenses for international shipments, the continuing eligibility of the Company to act as a federal contractor, and other risks discussed from time to time in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings and reports. In addition, such statements could be affected by general industry and market conditions and growth rates, and general domestic and international economic conditions. Such forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and the Company does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this release, or for changes made to this document by wire services or Internet service providers.

Contact Information

  • Company contact:
    Shane Harrison
    FLIR Systems, Inc.
    (503) 498-3162