Thermal Imaging Knowledge Base

Information about thermal imaging, remote sensing and drone operations.

Our Knowledge Base provides a library of information about infrared thermography and remote sensing, including tutorials, guides and quick tips from industry experts.

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What is emissivity?

August, 2018|

When it comes to thermal imaging of any kind, you need to be aware of emissivity values to make sure that any temperature measurements and other related calculations are accurate and actionable.

What is thermal imaging?

July, 2018|

Thermal imaging makes use of a heat-sensitive camera which detects the subtle differences in temperature of objects ranging in size from a single tiny component on a circuit board all the way up to an entire city, and beyond.


Palette Generator

Create your own custom colour palette and export it to your FLIR thermal imaging camera.

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FLIR Tools+

FLIR Tools is a free software solution that enables you to import, edit and analyse thermal images.

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Approved Thermographer Badge

An industry-recognised mark of compliance within the thermal imaging industry.

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About the iRed Academy

iRed is the UK’s leading provider of thermal imaging surveys, training and solutions. In operation since 2002, before thermography had been accepted as a mainstream inspection tool, iRed has always used the latest techniques, technologies and industry practices to deliver thermal analysis solutions for a variety of clients within commercial, industrial and scientific industries.

Working closely with leading educational institutions including the University of Portsmouth and Coleg Cambria, iRed has been able to pioneer new techniques and practices for industry. This has led to iRed being accredited by both the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT) and the Awarding Body of the Built Environment(ABBE) to deliver certified training in infrared thermography, making the iRed Academy the largest provider of thermal imaging courses in the UK.

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