Thermal Zoom Drone Payload FLIR VUE TZ20-R

thermal zoom drone payloadTeledyne FLIR announced the FLIR VUE® TZ20-R today, a hi-res, thermal zoom gimbal designed for DJI V2 Matrice 200 Series and Matrice 300 airframes. The radiometric gimbaled thermal drone payload offers pixel-by-pixel temperature measurement, with up to 20x digital zoom.

Radiometry allows users to measure the temperature of every pixel in the scene.  Thermal zoom capability means that users can search or inspect more area in less time, with fewer false positives and faster insights.  “Featuring two 640×512 resolution FLIR Boson® thermal camera modules, with one providing a narrow-field-of-view (18 degrees) and the other a wide-field-of-view (95 degrees), the Vue TZ20-R provides even greater situational awareness, accuracy, and context by offering more pixels on target with the corresponding temperature data,” says the Teledyne FLIR press release.

The new TZ20-R is designed for public safety and industry, rugged enough to operate in bad weather (IP44 rated) and light…