For Bld & infrastructure : 1. They must be operable in the disaster condition. 2. They must be movable. 3. Easy to operate. 4. Easy maintenance. 5. Do not have high cost to operate. 6. Can be movable by regular plane baggage. 7. Weight maximum 10 kg
~Aryo Seto I, Architect, Jakarta, Indonesia
A small, light, and low priced handheld for low temperatures up to 100°C for domestic use for a home owner to be able to check their homes for heat less points. A small, light, and reasonably priced handheld for temperatures up to 800°C for use in dust laden areas.
~Alan C, Senior design engineer ferrous industries, Oberursel, Germany
Helmet-mounted unit with remote telemetry Integrated 'heads-up" display (HUD). Cross use for night vision applications for driving in low/poor visibility conditions. Adaptability to airborne systems for emergency site recon.
~Mike, Emergency Response/Planner, Gravenhurst, Canada
1. Cheaper because we have five (5) business units & we only have one unit because of the price
2. More specific emissivity table by material (iron etc) & paint's color (deflection problem)
~Agung W, Engineer, Jakarta, Indonesia
Voice recording to keep track of all the images saved. Multiple cursors to do comparison temperature measurements on a single image. Hot or cold tracking to quickly identify hot spots.
~Alan T, General Management, UK
Laser range with azmith and elevation from known location to unknown location to extrapolate location of what is being imaged and data log that location with captured image.
~David H, Project Manager, Red Deer, Canada
Blue tooth, GPS and on board data video markup to a touch screen. To send site notes and analysis to a base of operations by email with operator site notes in real time.
~Mark H, Engineer, Auckland, New Zealand
Bluetooth connection to PC or laptop so leads not necessary, even instant download each time a picture is taken so the image can be seen on a larger screen straight away.
~Nigel L, museum conservator, UK
At certain level of penetration, such as under water, or under ice block. Also the detector should provide more analytics information to make data more sense.
~Thomas T, Engineering Consultant, China
Online connected to sensitive pumps and motors and connected to BMS to record thermal images of these equipment and any deviation will be reported as alarm.
~Mohamed E, Director Of Engineering in Hotel Industry (Starwood Hotels and Resorts- Le Meridien Heliopolis), Heliopolis, Egypt
Portable. Ability to build 3D images in near-real time using scanning techniques, preferably for a single location. Reasonable equipment cost.
~Larry C, Research & Development, Seattle, WA
A)to avoid reflection
b)Emissivity guide with in instrument
c)jpeg image converter with in system
~Yoge S, Engineer, Bangalore, India
Small high quality and high resolution 640x480 USB powered IR sensor head connected to standard small size tablet PC. IR radiometric video.
Fair size lcd screen with back light, light weight, long battery life, decent resolution+refresh rate and come with reporting software.
~Don P, Electrical fitter, Napier, New Zealand
Compact Light Weight. Sharp temp difference display. Recording in a digital format, usb port, download capabilities. Durable.
~Justin R, Technical Support, Boone, NC
Smaller and lighter system, possible. Ranges of greater scope to 25km with good resolution. And of course, reasonable price.
~Irene H, Design Engineer, Buenos Aires, Argentina
An auto-analyzer type of scanner. Wherein, you may only input your requirements, limits, and the imager will do the rest.
~Research & Development, Quezon City, Philippines
Portable, lightweight, accurate, good resolution and picturable, not necessarily in this order of importance.
~Reynaldo Solewicz, Oceanographer, Brazil
Multi tester i.e many testers together (thermal image + vibration + ultrasound + oil tester + motor tester).
~Badr N, Project Manager, Kuwait, Kuwait
Easy capture and storage of image, transfer of data to host computer, being able to write Ref Notes to images.
~Vincent F, Engineering Consultant, Bangkok, Thailand
High resolution (640x480) 30 hz or more. High sensitivity extra lenses (one wide angle and one telelens).
~Konstantinos R, Thermographer, Athens, Greece
Portability, light weight, high resolution, tie straight into today's computer and software friendlier.
~Tali M, Engineer, Nuku'alofa, Tonga Is.
It is a very difficult and simultaneously provocative question for the seller who once was the engineer.
~Michael M, General Management, Moscow, Russia
Complete remote control of camera, with wireless control module that can interface with computer.
~S Sheehan, Technician, Las Vegas, NV
Compact design and competitive pricing and high quality display screens with downloadable results.
~Frank H, Engineering Consultant, spruce grove, canada
Smaller, ability to change from standard to wide angle lens (Fluke has ability on lesser units).
~Carl R, Electrician/Thermographer, Austin, TX
Increased sensitivity, better picture quality, reduced pricing, reduced costs for calibration.
~Gordon R, Retired, Canada
GPS linked image mapping boxed on screen to pin point problems for later presentations.
~Jeff L, Maint. Spec., Susanville, CA
View screens that can be used in bright sun light
Report writing software
~Kenneth N, Technical Support, Freeport, TX
Moving towards an "active" measurement as opposed to the current "passive" measurement.
~Richard S, Retired, Atascadero, CA
Retrievable data logging
~Mohammadreza G, Research & Development, Davis, CA
Connect-ability to laptop or PC
~Kevin O, Engineering Consultant, Carmel, NY
- Frame rate > 30 - 320 x 256 and up
- GigaB ethernet
- Integrated visible camera
~Clemente Ibarra, Faculty/Staff, Quebec City, Canada
A small compact system that is easy to interface with a computer for data retrieval.
~Randy G, Marine Instrumentation Technician, Bremerton, WA
Camera lens: F/# 1 Detector/sensor development: 10um, pixel size_High Resolution
~Zlata E, Design Engineer, Oslo, Norway
Thermal photography showing leakage in buildings etc
Electronic circuit test
~Shiral P, Tech Eng, Ottawa, canada
Small, light, low power, high resolution, dual band (3-5 and 8-12), low cost.
~Jefferson O, Design Engineer, Manchester, NH
Higher resolution, light weight, easy to download images to PC, large screen.
~John P, PDM Tech, Lynchburg, VA
A product with a CCD and Thermal sensor with the capability of image fusion.
~Thiago B., Student,
Light weight, laser pointers, better software and of course, lower prices.
~John M, Owner/operator Jeminspections, Sarasota, FL
For me the most important are: Light weight, Easy tool, Good Display.
~Carlos P, Engineering Consultant, Panama, Panama
Selection of thermal range from example ten degrees C to 15 degrees C.
~Marc P, Engineering Consultant, Asuncion, Paraguay
Compact, portable, flash media storage, connects to lap top, dust proof
~Steve M, Equine Business Owner, Orange, CA
A better lens cap, so it does not break so easy, & a better sun shield.
~Mark S, Purchaser, Zachary, LA
3D spatial resolution and overcoming ambient temperature (environment).
~KANNAN N, Director, Chennai, India
Very mobile, real time evaluation, simple download to computer file.
~Bill K, Builder/Contractor, Pleasantville, NY
Video scan to tape print out showing parameters of highs and lows.
~john P, North Bay, Canada
Going WiFi with 4G so that information is sent to clients faster.
~Cassaundra W, PdM Technician, New Orleans, LA
Small, compact. Maybe a wireless unit using an iPod as a display.
~James S, Electrical lecturer, St Agnes, Australia
That it didn't have to stop and 'calibrate' so often, for so LONG.
~Joe P., Quality Coordinator, Milwaukee, WI
680 x 400 pixel, more optics in one instrument with rapid change.
~giovanni S, Engineering Consultant, como, Italy
Greater resolution to display small thermal variation over image.
~lecturer product development engineering
Ability to adjust automatically without manual input accurately.
~Erwin R, Engineering Consultant, Grenada
Low cost, light weight, good spatial and temperature resolution.
~Research & Development
Less expensive (go figure) so everyone could use the product.
~Don C, Stationary Engineer, Fire Protection Engineering and Technologies, and Student always., Tacoma, WA
Smaller: Size, weight, price. Better: Resolution and range.
~Amir E, Senior Security and Safety Consultant, Buenos Aires, Argentina
High temperature range 900 degrees C+ with high resolution.
~Mike P, Foundry Engineer, St Marys, OH
That the calibration process be a lot simpler and faster.
~Ramiro P, Engineer, Irvine, CA
High spatial resolution, designed for rough environment.
~Markus C, Faculty/Staff, Trier, Germany
The possibility of integration in the DCS plan system.
~Ayoub Karimi, Engineer, Safi, Morocco
Higher resolution, wider operating temperature range.
~Steve B, Process Engineer, CA
2 MP FPA
~Alexander K, Research & Development, Haifa, Israel
Better IFOV for to prevent and research many problems.
~General Corporate Mgmt, Cagliari, Italy
Thermovision cam for electric installations and other.
~Dragan Jankovic, Facilities Manager, Belgrade, Serbia
Comparison of different models of infrared cameras.
~Quality Control/Assurance, Red Deer, Canada
Smaller size, greater distance and more resolution.
~jacob C, Builder/Contractor, barranquilla, colombia
To be cheaper in cost form more usage in industry.
~Surinder D, Facilities Manager, Mumbai, India
Small and Compact
~Alejandro España, Project Manager, Guatemala, Guatemala
Strap on head so hands are free to use access ropes.
~Justin R, Hydrological Thermographer, Cape town, CA
Higher pixel detectors and lower cost lenses.
~Ramazan Y, Project Manager, Ankara, Turkey
Low cost security systems for house securities.
~Masood A, Marketing/Sales, Karachi, Pakistan
Best available spatial and thermal resolutions.
~Z R, Marketing/Sales, Israel
Sonar and thermal and night vision on cars etc.
~Purchasing, Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Exchangeable objectives, broadband-pass windows.
~Lubos H, Project leader, Neuchatel, Switzerland
Chemical signature recognition, CO2, CO, NH4.
~Mickey P, Principal Scientist, Houston, TX
Portable, accurate, and good image solution.
~Juan M, Engineer, Quito, PW
Reliable software and a self clean detector.
~Ken S, Control Systems Analyst, Redding, CA
Real time performance with high resolution.
~Rahul M, Engineering Consultant, Mumbai, India
All cameras should have motorised focus..
~Shaibal G, Thermographer, Kolkata, 44
Interaction with other High-Tech products.
~Stanimir N, General Management, Sofia, GA
Lower priced cameras with good resolution.
~Maria S, Engineering Consultant, Dallas, TX
Design like compact photocamera with zoom.
~Ruslan T, Technical Support, Moscow, Russia
Bluetooth or wireless communication to PC.
~Nopadol K, Engineer, Bangkok, Thailand
Light weight and higher resolution camera.
~A R, Research & Development, Bangalore, ID
Small thermal camera with high resolution.
~Engineering, Process/Production, Viskovo, Croatia
It's great as it is - ideal for my needs.
~Jim B, Design Engineer, Belfast, Northern Ireland
To meet building and electrical purpose.
Lighter, slick design with a wider view.
~Technical Support/Services, Cleburne, TX
More pixel, less noise, high frame rate.
~Edwin N, Research & Development, Dortmund, Germany
Alarm points built into hand held units.
~Geoff H, National Products Manager, Brisbane, Australia
Pain relief management in medical field.
~Benjamin Gnanadigam M, Marketing/Sales, Bangalore, INDIA
Gas finder camera to 'see' hydrogen gas.
~Buster N, Generation Process Specialist, El Dorado, AR
Helmet mounted with heads up display.
~Technical Support/Services, Rio Rancho, NM
Lower priced units with USB output.
~Bruce R, General Management, Bridgewater, NJ
Ability to adjust sensitivity range.
~Joel Meza, Engineering Consultant, San Francisco, CA
Improved spatial (pixel) resolution.
~Research & Development
Be able to transmit data wirelessly.
~Wilbert C, Design Engineer, Los Angeles, CA
Standards for various applications.
~Jeff W, Builder/Contractor, Cumming, GA
Better range, improved resolution.
~Syed J, Contracts Manager, Jubail, SAUDI ARABIA
Small, better resolution, colour.
~Aleksandar R, General Management, Rijeka, AL
Bispectral with high fill factor.
~Crastes A, Research & Development, Veurey Voroize, France
Inexpensive variable zoom lens.
~Steven B, Thermal Imaging Specialist, East Chciago, IN
Greater accuracy at high length.
~Rodolfo M, Engineering Consultant, Córdoba, Argentina
Upload via WLAN
~Engineer, Wellington, New Zealand
Ability to record video/audio.
~Patrick M, Engineering Consultant, Roseville, MN
More accuracy, less expensive.
~Rick H, General Management, Muskoka, canada
High resolution and low cost.
~Jack G, building contractor into thermal efficiency for heating homes, Hobart, Australia
Cheaper analytical software.
~jack t, general management, milford, mi
Light, economic, wide view.
~Paolo E, Engineer, Milano, Italy
Video rates, free software.
~Engineering, Process/Production, Tucson, AZ
Similar to the Fluke TI 32.
~Bert S, Builder/Contractor, Honolulu, HI
More automatic idiot proof.
~Mike M, Engineering Consultant, MO
Thermal imaging borescope
~Ian S, System Safety Engineer, Chuwar, Australia
~Swdhkm, Engineer, Thailand
Ease of use, and compact.
Portable, less expensive
~Pablo M, Project Manager, Londrina/Parana, Brazil
Better image resolution
~Field Service Engineer
Small and easy to use
~Martin van R, Technical Support
1 mega (pixel) sensor
~Tony C, Biomedical Engineer, Adelaide, Australia
Video at an i5 price
~Stephen H, Data Centre Facilities Engineer, Parramatta, Australia
Better normal camera
~Leon V, Research & Development, Kleinmond, South Africa
~Peter G, Consultant, Johannesburg, DE
~General Corporate Mgmt, Cordoba, Argentina
Longer battery life
~Aldin C, Technical Support, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Record real images
~steve H, Builder/Contractor, Darlington, WI
~Theo K, Engineering Consultant, Athens, Greece
~Isaac N, Student, Hilo, HI
~Colin F, Engineering Consultant, Aberdeen, Scotland
~John D, Technical Support, Meadville, PA
~Raine W, Facilities Manager, Nummela, Finland
~John, Engineer, USA
Off the shelf
~Rick P, Reliability, Niles, IL
~Engineering, Design, BUCURESTI, Romania
~Research & Development, Ardmore, OK
Ease of use
~Rick W, Builder/Contractor, Canada
~H. John G, Builder/Contractor, Edmonton, Canada
~Manufacturing, Borden-Carleton, Canada
~Kin Hing C, Research & Development, Singapore, Singapore
~Fernand T, MD-PhD, Toulouse, France
~Maurice B, Engineering Consultant, fox Creek, Canada
~Miguel G, Engineer, San Salvador,, El Salvador