CES 2014: FLIR Thermal Imaging for Apple iPhone (video)

Written by Todd Townsend

At CES 2014, FLIR shows a $349 thermal camera and sensor package for the Apple iPhone. It helps you see in the dark or spot energy leaks, just for starters. Todd Townsend dives in.

aNewDomain.net — At CES 2014, our Todd Townsend checks out FLIR, a $349 thermal imaging device for the Apple iPhone.

Launched at CES 2014, the FLIR thermal imaging camera and sensor for the Apple iPhone will cost $349 when it hits the market this spring. And an Android version isn’t far behind, FLIR execs told me this year at ShowStoppers. Here’s my deep dive on why you’d want thermal imaging on your iPhone, where the idea comes from and where this tech is headed. At the very least, it’s a pretty handy way to help you see in the dark — and spot energy leaks during this extra cold winter.

For another take, check out my colleague Mike Olsen’s analysis here.

Video: Todd Townsend for aNewDomain/producer Justin Webb for aNewDomainTV

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Based in New York, Todd Townsend is aNewDomain’s senior on-air correspondent.  An alum of C-Span, NewsTalk in NYC, Cisco and IBM, Todd has been doing online video coverage for awhile now. For us, he’ll combine his broad knowledge of tech and trends in greentech, space, automotive tech and biotech to deliver up-to-the minute video content for aNewDomain.net.