NIR vs LWIR Thermal Camera Side-by-side Comparison why thermal is best for target detection

Using the Near Infrared

A subset of the infrared band of the electromagnetic spectrum, covering the wavelengths ranging from 0.7µm to 1.4µm (700 to 1400nm).

Read more" data-placement="top" data-toggle="popover">NIR and Long-Wave Infrared

A subset of the infrared band of the electromagnetic spectrum, covering the wavelengths ranging from 8µm to 14µm (8,000 to 14,000nm). This is the radiant heat that uncooled thermal imaging cameras see.

Read more" data-placement="top" data-toggle="popover">LWIR video feeds from our Viper camera system, this video shows a side-by-side comparison of how near infrared and thermal infrared cameras see a scene differently.