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How to make an FLIR Webcam? Answered

Can convert any Webcam into a FLIR camera, starting with the instructable to do an  IR webcam

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Re-design

Best Answer 8 years ago

No there is no easy way to make a FLIR camera from a webcam.

If there were then FLIR cameras wouldn't cost $2000.

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steveastroukRe-design

Answer 8 years ago

Ooh.

Only 2000 USD ? Best I've seen on this side of the pond amount to 2500 +

Steve

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steveastrouksteveastrouk

Answer 8 years ago

My offering is the same unit in a different box. And a different price.

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7heaven

5 years ago

http://www.cheap-thermocam.tk/ this might help you

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7heaven7heaven

Answer 5 years ago

there's another post here http://arduino.cc/blog/2012/10/25/diy-less-expensive-thermal-imaging-camera/ there

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eflm

8 years ago

Thanks, I think that is the software that make the differece, cause if you can see IR light, you just need make a scale for the diferent temperatures/brightness on the camera

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steveastroukeflm

Answer 8 years ago

No, its all to do with the acceptable wavelength of the IR detector,. Software makes ZERO difference.

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NachoMahma

8 years ago

.  FLIR and night-vision IR use different wavelengths, so, no, you can't make a FLIR cam out of a webcam. :(