BOSON®+ LWIR Thermal Imaging Cores

640 12µm pitch thermal cores with an industry-leading NETD of 20mK.

Supplier: Teledyne FLIR

Technology type: Infrared Thermal Cores and Lenses

For those who have already integrated the FLIR Boson® in their system and are looking for a unique competitive edge with an industry-leading NETD, then the Boson®+ is a perfect choice. Truly designed for integrators, the Boson®+ is available with a variety of lens options, comprehensive product documentation, an easy-to-use SDK, and a user-friendly GUI.

At 7.5g and less than 4.9cm³, the Boson®+ is ideal in unmanned aerial systems, firefighting, automotive, security, surveillance, and industrial inspection. These modules support industrial, commercial, and defence integrators requiring high performance within a small, lightweight, and low-power package.

Range features

A high level overview of what this range offers

  • Redesigned 640 x 512 resolution
  • 12-micron pixel pitch detector with an industry-leading thermal sensitivity of (≤)20 mK
  • Upgraded automatic gain control (AGC) filter delivering significantly enhanced detection, recognition, and identification (DRI) performance
  • Improved video latency enhancing tracking, seeker performance, and decision making
  • Plug-and-play with existing designs
  • Industry-leading size, weight, and power (SWaP)
  • Made in the USA

What's in this range?

All the variants in the range and a comparison of what they offer



Pixel size

Spectral band


Video pipeline and latency

Scene dynamic range

Frame rate

Radiometry option

Low-gain mode available

Shutterless option



VGA: 640 x 512

QVCA: Q4 2022


8µm - 14µm

Industrial: <  20mK

Professional: < 30mK

AGC: Improved with deeper blacks

Latency: < 5ms

High gain: < 120°C





Industrial: > 99.5%, no clusters > 3 x 3, no bad col/row

Professional: > 99.0%, no clusters > 3 x 3

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