Infrared Imaging Technology Centre
Infrared imaging Technology Centre

Solving the infrared challenges of tomorrow

We create a clear vision for challenging imaging solutions by ensuring we continually advance our infrared expertise and capabilities.

The collective infrared expertise and equipment of the Infrared Imaging Technology Centre ensure our people are able to deliver advanced solutions to your imaging challenges. Whether your application requires a custom build or specialist testing, our team is on hand to support your unique project.

During our four decades in the thermal imaging market, the applications for infrared imaging have changed greatly. They continue to evolve rapidly based on the benefits they hold over traditional visible imaging. With a wide variety of uses across all markets, from fire detection in a fossil fuel installation to checking for elevated body temperatures in the aviation industry, it’s vital that the right camera is used. That’s where the Infrared Imaging Technology Centre comes in.

Our specialist infrared team are available to support your development process from design to build by ensuring you have everything you need, when you need it.

The approach to any infrared imaging project begins by listening intently to ensure that we fully understand your specific requirements. It’s only then that we can advise you on the best suited infrared technology – from cores and lenses to detectors, blackbodies, and processing boards - and help you plan the design, manufacture, and test process.

The Infrared Imaging Technology Centre enables us to deliver complete end-to-end support, even offer equipment loans and field demonstrations to ensure the recommendations we provide are right for you.

Specialist infrared capabilities

Within the Infrared Imaging Technology Centre, we can offer an array of services to help create your high quality customised solutions.

IR custom design

Custom design

Whether you need an infrared sensor, detector or an emitter, our custom design service capability provides you with an opportunity to develop a unique design tailored to your specific infrared needs. We focus on turning your requirements into a reliable, cost efficient design, choosing the right components for the brief and keeping you involved through each step of the process.

IR technical expertise

Technical expertise

Our European business is recognised as a specialist in the field of infrared technology. We are uniquely positioned to offer class-leading infrared technology and support each customer’s individual applications. Our solutions-based approach provides you with direct access to this extensive in-house technical expertise giving you the confidence that we can deliver full support for the duration of your project.

IR test and calibration

Test and calibration

Our rigorous testing capabilities ensure that the product we deliver meets all of the appropriate regulatory certifications including EMC compliance (EU Directives) or ISO 9001. We provide you with access to our in-house testing capability throughout the duration of your project either in person or via the internet, should you wish to be hands-on during the process.

IR after sales

After-sales support

Our role doesn’t end once the product has been assembled. Our end-to-end support covers the installation of your infrared technology and its integration within your business. Effective infrared technology installation extends the longevity of your product and improves the quality of the output. We can also offer comprehensive product training to promote a greater level of understanding and usage within your business.

How can we help?

Technology Centres

When resource or capacity is limited, you can depend upon our knowledge and dedicated Technology Centres to support you from concept through to production.

We provide access to a large range of specialist services and capabilities across our specialist technologies, enabling you to build tailored solutions and bring your concept to reality. Discover how we can support you through our dedicated centres.


Discover how we can help customers in key market sectors

The need for safe, sustainable and long-lasting transportation systems drives our focus to develop custom solutions for vehicles, from cars and trains through to maritime vessels. We understand the challenges across the different industries and always seek to innovate.

Solutions in the medical sector need to be safe, long lasting, and most importantly reliable. Through our custom and standard designs and thorough testing; we ensure all our solutions meet the strictest of medical standards.

Changes taking place in the industrial market have had an impact on the structure of workspaces and workforces everywhere. The increase in automation and connectivity focus on using advancements in technology to build resilience, expand productivity and cost effectiveness.

Our knowledge and experience of the renewable energy market - combined with our ability to integrate a wide range of technologies enables us to develop custom solutions for you and support the new generation of cleaner, greener energy.

We have been developing aerospace and defence technology solutions for over 20 years. In a market where products need to withstand extreme environmental conditions, we have a unique understanding of your needs and can deliver custom built solutions for you.

The parameters for security are changing. We’re at the forefront of developing technological applications with ever increasing demands from cybersecurity and a greater need to protect your assets, it’s imperative to stay one step ahead of potential risks with innovative technology.

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