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How to buy thermal imaging cameras (eBook)

Download this FireRescue1 thermal imaging cameras buying guide to learn key steps for product selection, purchasing and implementation


Thermal imaging cameras (TICs) are essential technological aids that enhance firefighter safety. By rendering infrared radiation (IR) as visible light, TICs enable firefighters to identify areas of heat through smoke and darkness. This capability helps firefighters locate fires in structures and search for victims, among other uses.

In a FireRescue1 reader poll, 31% of respondents selected thermal imagers as the fire service equivalent to Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s moon landing “giant leap” of 1969.

And the technology is only continuing to improve.

This FireRescue1 guide provides essential information on what fire departments need to consider when evaluating TICs and determining how to integrate this invaluable technology into their equipment cache.

Included in this guide:

  • Key considerations before purchasing thermal imaging cameras, ensuring you understand your department’s specific needs and the capabilities of different systems.
  • Essential questions to ask vendors, enabling you to gather all necessary information for informed purchasing decisions.
  • A directory of thermal imaging camera companies, providing a comprehensive list of reputable suppliers.

Download your free copy of the comprehensive “How to Buy Thermal Imaging Cameras” guide from FireRescue1 by filling out the form today.