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Flir Boson LWIR 320 - 24 30fps Thermal Imaging

  • 320x256 resolution

  • 12 µm pixel pitch VOx microbolometer

  • 21 x 21 x 11 mm, (4.9 cm3 ) camera body

  • Weight as low as 7.5 grams

  • Low power consumption, starting at 500 mW

  • Rugged construction and highest temperature rating -40°C to +80°C

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FLIR Boson™ – the search is over

Boson longwave infrared (LWIR) thermal camera cores set a new standard for size, weight, power, and performance. Imagine your next big idea, and bring it to life with Boson. FLIR's XIR™ expandable infrared video processing architecture gives Boson advanced image processing, video analytics, peripheral sensor drivers, and several industry-standard communication interfaces that make it easy to integrate while keeping power consumption low.

Why Boson?

Thermal Camera Core with Revolutionary Size, Weight & Power (SWaP)
Its remarkably low SWaP (starting at just 7.5 grams and 4.9 cm3) and extreme flexibility lets you trade features for power consumption
Powerful FLIR XIR Video Processing – An Industry-Leading System-on-a-Chip
FLIR's expandable infrared video processing with embedded industry-standard interfaces empowers advanced processing and analytics
Premium Brand at Value Price
Boson new design lets FLIR bring you high resolution cameras at low resolution prices

Imagine what you can do with Boson

Boson takes your next generation of thermal imaging products off the white board and makes them a reality. Its combination of ground-breaking SWaP, state-of-the-art imaging, and wide range of built-in image processing and interface capabilities make Boson the obvious choice.
Whether you're designing cameras for drones, security, firefighting, thermal sights, or handheld imagers, Boson is small, light, and powerful enough to enable your most innovative designs. Boson's competitive price and flexible integration options dramatically shorten design cycles, opening up entirely new possibilities for any thermal sensor-based product you can imagine.


Handheld thermal-imaging systems for first responders, military/paramilitary, and thermography
Security & surveillance systems
UAV & robotic vision
Obstacle Avoidance
Automotive driver's vision enhancement
The FLIR Boson™ 320 x 256 9.1mm longwave infrared (LWIR) thermal camera core is a giant leap forward in thermal imaging performance, size, and price. With its embedded Movidius Myriad 2 12-core image processor, wide range of lens options, and FLIR's XIR™ expandable infrared video processing architecture, it allows system integrators to take their thermal applications to far greater heights. Perform on-board video analytics, drive external sensors and peripherals, and communicate over multiple standard communication interfaces such as USB 3.0 with Boson.


Boson Specifications:
Sensor Technology Uncooled VOx microbolometer
Pixel Pitch 12 µm
Spectral Range Longwave infrared; 7.5 µm – 13.5 µm
Thermal Sensitivity NEdT <50 mK (Professional Version)
Full Frame Rates 60 Hz baseline; 30 Hz runtime selectable
Slow Frame Rate ≤9 Hz available
Non-uniformity Correction NUC Factory calibrated; updated FFCs with FLIR’s Silent Shutterless NUC (SSN™)
Solar FPA Protection Yes
Continuous Digital Zoom Yes
Symbol Overlay Re-writable each frame; alpha blending for translucent overlay
Input Voltage 3.3 VDC
Power Dissipation Varies by configuration; as low as 500 mW
Video Channels CMOS or USB
Control Channels RS-232 or USB
Peripheral Channels I2C, SPI, SDIO
Configurable GPIO Up to 11; User configurable
Size 21 × 21 × 11 mm without lens
Weight 7.5 g without lens (configuration dependent)
Precision Mounting Holes Four tapped M1.6x0.35 (rear cover).
Lens support recommended when lens mass exceeds core mass
Operating Temperature Range -40°C to 80°C (Professional Version)
Non-operating Temperature Range -50°C to 85°C
Shock 1,500 g @ 0.4 msec
Operational Altitude 12 km


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