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Long Range PTZ Thermal FLIR

At SPI, we pride ourselves on offering advanced military-grade Long Range thermal imaging FLIR pan tilt HD PTZ cameras and imagers, designed to meet the most demanding security and surveillance needs. Our collection boasts an impressive assortment of rugged, all-weather PTZ HD day+night security and surveillance EOIR imaging systems.

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Advanced Long Range IR Military Grade night vision thermal heat pan tilt zoom PTZ Cameras

We stand by the quality and reliability of our products, offering repair services for all major thermal scopes & infrared camera systems. For those interested, we also have a selection of used infrared systems.

Integration of Long Range FLIR Thermal Pan Tilt Zoom PTZ Functionality

Our Long Range thermal imaging Pan Tilt Zoom camera gimbals showcase exceptional performance for coastal, border, shoreline, and frontier security/surveillance applications.

Advanced Features and Integration

We offer customization to match your mission specifications or security demands, from long range IR range finders to multi-spectral imaging technology, our team of engineers is ready to assist you at every step.

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Our Long Range PTZ Mounted Thermal Imaging FLIR Cameras

The M5 multi sensor PTZ imaging system is rugged, all weather simple to use day/night imaging system. High grade Advanced Sensors and optics can be integrated to match your application.

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The M5 multi sensor EO-IR Pan tilt PTZ FLIR IR imaging system is rugged, all weather simple to use High Definition day/night thermal imaging pan tilt security camera.

The M7 Falcon is a high performance Long range thermal imaging flir PTZ camera
That packs Advanced multi EO/IR sensors for exceptional day & night vision capabilities

The M7 Falcon Long Range PTZ FLir Thermal Camera


The M7 Falcon is a high-performance, long-range FLIR PTZ camera that offers advanced thermal imaging.

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M9 MWIR PTZ Ultra Long Range and Rugged Thermal Camera Pan Tilt Zoom Multi Sensor


IP68+ ultra rugged all weather MilSpec system
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Long Range Thermal Imaging Pan Tilt Zoom PTZ IR FLIR Cameras

We provide affordable, long-range electro-optical, visual, and thermal imaging FLIR Pan Tilt Zoom PTZ sensors, optics, and gimbals with customizable features for enhanced performance. These multi-sensor EO/IR gimbals support day and night vision for ground, marine, and aerial applications.

  • 3D Radar 360° Security and surveillance tracking with Slew to cue camera mating
  • 360° long range thermal scanning gimbals for constant area security and surveillance
  • Color night vision, and specialty exotic sensors to compliment our Day/Night PTZ platforms
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Welcome to the next generation of long range IR Pan tilt zoom surveillance technology. Our long-range pan tilt PTZ IR cameras equipped with multi-spectral technology redefine what’s possible in security imaging. No longer bound by the limitations of traditional cameras, our product integrates the capabilities of thermal, near-infrared, and visible spectrums, ensuring unmatched clarity and detail in any lighting condition.

Be it the challenging fog of early mornings or the deep darkness of moonless nights, nothing escapes the gaze of our cameras. With state-of-the-art pan-tilt-zoom long detection distance capabilities, security teams can focus on areas of interest across vast distances and different spectral bands, ensuring complete coverage. Elevate your security measures and experience unparalleled peace of mind, knowing that you’re shielded by the pinnacle of surveillance technology. Our Eye Safe long range LRF (Laser Range Finder) add on sensors offer accurate 1550 nanometer laser rangefinding of humans, targets, vehicles, drones, & boats up to 60 kilometers.

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What is Long Range EOIR Multi-Spectral Imaging?

Multi-spectral imaging involves capturing images at different wavelengths across the electromagnetic spectrum, including both the visible and invisible bands. While typical cameras capture light in the visible spectrum (red, green, and blue bands), multi-spectral imaging can capture data from other parts of the spectrum, such as ultraviolet (UV), near-infrared (NIR), and thermal infrared (TIR).

Benefits Of Multi-Spectral Imaging

  1. Enhanced Surveillance: Combining visible light imaging with thermal imaging provides operators with a clearer picture of a scene. For example, during nighttime or in low-light conditions, thermal imaging can detect heat signatures, while visible light imaging can provide contextual details.
  2. Detection of Hidden Objects or People: Thermal imaging can detect heat signatures from living beings or objects that emit heat. This is especially useful in security scenarios where intruders might hide in foliage or behind obstacles. The combination of multi-spectral imaging helps in differentiating between true threats and false alarms.
  3. Improved Analysis: By leveraging data across multiple spectral bands, operators can conduct more detailed analyses. For instance, they might identify specific materials based on their thermal and reflective properties.
  1. Resilience to Adverse Conditions: Fog, smoke, and other atmospheric obstructions can hinder traditional cameras. However, with multi-spectral imaging, one spectral band (like thermal) might still provide visibility even when others (like visible light) are obstructed.
  2. Zoom Capabilities: The PTZ feature allows the camera to pan (move left or right), tilt (move up or down), and zoom (adjust the focal length). When combined with multi-spectral imaging, it provides operators the ability to focus on areas of interest and analyze them in detail across different spectral bands.
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Laser Rangefinder (LRF) Option for Our Advanced Military Long-Range PTZ Camera

Precision Beyond Sight

In military operations, accurate intelligence is a cornerstone for success. Our advanced long-range PTZ cameras bring this precision to the forefront. When equipped with the optional Laser Rangefinder (LRF), our camera provides pinpoint distance measurements, ensuring that intelligence gathering and reconnaissance are backed by irrefutable data. This level of detail becomes indispensable, especially when every piece of information can be a potential game-changer on the battlefield.

Strategic Targeting and Adaptive Zoom

The fusion of our PTZ camera and the LRF offers unparalleled advantages. For one, strategic targeting becomes a streamlined process. With accurate range data from the LRF, coordinated efforts, be it for surveillance or direct action, are executed with unmatched precision. Additionally, this synergy ensures that the camera’s zoom is always optimally adjusted, offering crystal clear imagery irrespective of the subject’s distance.

Data-Driven Analytics and Terrain Mastery

Modern military operations thrive on real-time intelligence and an understanding of the terrain. Our camera system, when paired with the LRF, stands as a beacon of advanced analytics. From tracking movement to assessing potential threats, the combined capabilities of our camera and the LRF offer a comprehensive view of the operational environment. Furthermore, the LRF assists in decoding the intricacies of the terrain, a factor often paramount in determining the success of a mission.

Mission-Centric Customization

Every mission is unique, with its challenges and requirements. Keeping this in mind, our LRF is offered as an optional attachment to our long-range PTZ cameras. This ensures that military units have the flexibility to tailor their equipment based on the demands of the operation, striking the right balance between technological prowess and cost-effectiveness.

In the demanding and high-stakes realm of military operations, our advanced long-range PTZ camera, with the option to integrate an LRF, represents our unwavering commitment to delivering the pinnacle of surveillance technology.

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Audible Alert Capabilities In Our Long Range PTZ Cameras

In modern surveillance, visual intelligence is only part of the equation. Our advanced long-range PTZ cameras now come with the option to integrate loudspeakers and alarms. This addition ensures not just passive observation but proactive intervention. When potential threats are detected, the system can immediately sound an alarm or relay voice messages, making it an active deterrent.

Audible Alerts Paired With The X99 Radar

Advanced Tracking and Surveillance

In the rapidly advancing world of surveillance, staying ahead means integrating the best of technology. Our long-range PTZ cameras now offer the game-changing X99 Radar, an optional feature designed for unparalleled tracking and radar capabilities.

Automated Precision with Slew to Cue

With the X99 Radar, surveillance transcends manual monitoring. Its innovative Slew to Cue capabilities ensure that when a moving object is detected, the camera automatically redirects its focus to track the object seamlessly. This automation reduces the margin for human error and ensures that no movement goes unnoticed.

Radar-Enhanced Surveillance

The X99 doesn’t just stop at tracking. Its integrated radar system provides a comprehensive view of the operational environment, detecting and analyzing movements even before they come into the camera’s direct line of sight. This preemptive approach ensures heightened security awareness, making it a formidable tool for proactive threat assessment.

Harmonized Integration

Designed to perfectly complement our long-range PTZ cameras, the X99 Radar ensures that the combined system operates harmoniously. Whether it’s automated tracking or radar-based detection, the synergy between the camera and the X99 offers a surveillance experience that is both intuitive and advanced.

OGI (Optical Gas Imaging) Technology in Our Long-Range PTZ Cameras

The Science Behind OGI:

Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) is a specialized technology that allows users to visualize volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and hydrocarbon emissions that are typically invisible to the naked eye. At its core, OGI operates in the mid- and long-wave infrared range. These specific wavelengths are sensitive to the absorption and emission spectra of various gases. As a result, when these gases leak or are released into the environment, they absorb, emit, or reflect infrared radiation differently than the surrounding air, making them detectable by OGI-equipped cameras.

How It Works:

The principle behind OGI is rooted in the behavior of gases in the infrared spectrum. Each gas has its unique spectral “fingerprint” based on its molecular structure. When infrared light interacts with a gas molecule, certain wavelengths of the light are absorbed, producing a distinct pattern. OGI cameras are designed to detect these patterns, converting the data into images that visually represent gas leaks or emissions.

Benefits of OGI in Long-Range PTZ Cameras:

  1. Enhanced Safety: Early detection of gas leaks or emissions can prevent potential hazards, ensuring the safety of personnel and assets.
  2. Environmental Compliance: By identifying and addressing gas emissions, organizations can ensure they meet environmental regulations and reduce their ecological footprint.
  3. Cost Savings: Early detection means early resolution. Addressing gas leaks promptly can result in significant cost savings by preventing loss of resources and potential fines.
  4. Operational Efficiency: With the ability to pinpoint gas leaks from a distance, operators can efficiently allocate resources for repair and maintenance.

Incorporating OGI technology into long-range PTZ cameras offers a multi-dimensional approach to surveillance, ensuring that both visible and invisible threats are effectively monitored and addressed.

Mathematical Foundation:

The mathematical foundation of OGI involves Planck’s Law, which describes the spectral radiance of electromagnetic radiation at a given temperature. By analyzing the variations in radiance across the infrared spectrum and comparing them to reference spectra for different gases, OGI cameras can identify and visualize specific gases in real-time.

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Thermal PTZ Camera Detecting Gas

Planck’s Law:

Planck’s Law describes the spectral radiance of electromagnetic radiation emitted by a black body in thermal equilibrium at a defined temperature. In simpler terms, it relates the energy of electromagnetic radiation to its frequency, providing a foundation for understanding the distribution of energy across different wavelengths, especially in the context of black body radiation.

The formula for Planck’s Law is given by:

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Elite Long Range PTZ Cameras – Up To 60km Detection Range


  • I(v,T) is the spectral radiance (energy per unit area per unit solid angle per unit frequency).
  • h is Planck’s constant (6.62607015×10−346.62607015×10−34 Joule-second).
  • v is the frequency of the radiation.
  • c is the speed of light in a vacuum (2.998×1082.998×108 meters/second).
  • k is Boltzmann’s constant (1.380649×10−231.380649×10−23 Joules per Kelvin).
  • T is the absolute temperature of the body (in Kelvin).

Long Range PTZ Cameras Market Data and Predictions

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Long Range PTZ Cameras Market Overview

  • Market Size: The global PTZ Camera market size was valued at USD 1523.5 million in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 3695.2 million by 2028.
  • Growth Rate: The market is exhibiting a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 13.5% during the forecast period.

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Experience ultra-extreme long-range human detection at a distance of 15 miles with our Thermal Infrared Imaging IR FLIR PTZ Cameras. At night, these cameras excel offering superior surveillance.

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Extensive PTZ Camera Selection

With over 20+ years of experience in custom engineering long range PTZ cameras for various sectors and industries we have a massive collection of knowledge and additional products not listed above. Contact us to learn more and get your affordable custom solution.

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Controlling movement across national borders presents numerous political, economic and technical challenges. While primary responsibility for Long Range FLIR thermal imaging/CCTV EOIR PTZ border control rests with the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada (PSEPC), the respective defense departments have both key roles and significant materiel resources with which to support national security objectives. Given the size and in many cases remoteness of North American borders, technical solutions for long range PTZ FLIR thermal imaging/HD CCTV Sensors and pan tilt zoom extreme distance gimbals are necessary to act as multipliers to limited manpower within government enforcement agencies. The FLIR thermal imaging night vision and HD TV Visible PTZ GIMBALS AND TURRET products and technologies to tackle this effort reside not only in the private sector, but in capabilities either under development or already in use by the military. Civil agencies can benefit from leveraging these capabilities if hurdles such as cost, training, interoperability and security can be overcome.The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is implementing several initiatives toward securing the border, including the Secure Border Initiative (SBI) and the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI). SBI takes a systematic approach to border security by integrating and unifying border security systems, and developing and coordinating programs and policies to secure the border and efficiently enforce customs and immigration laws. The goal of WHTI is to strengthen border security and facilitate entry into the United States for U.S. citizens and legitimate foreign visitors.The potential for danger at borders all over the world is a very real concern as of late with regard to the high risk of terrorism and drug/human trafficking. In areas such as the Southern US border there has been a sharp increase in the number of armed drug and immigrant smugglers that require heightened levels of surveillance. Actionable intelligence needs to be provided to patrols in the field. But technologies providing information to the Border Patrol personnel need to address a very specific set of challenges: Long Range FLIR Thermal imaging Pan Tilt Zoom PTZ Surveillance equipment must be able to endure consistent exposure to harsh environments in remote locations. In addition, Detection and Tracking technologies have to face highly cluttered environments, at times filled with tumbleweeds and a wide range of animals, the geography itself can also present its own intricacies as line of sight is not always available as rugged hills can be part of the landscape’s fabric. Challenges specific to border surveillance include: Wide-area perimeter surveillance of at times rural and mountainous regions with wildlife clutter Survey and automatic detection of a wide range of different threats, including hardly detectable ones such as: UAVs, RHIBs, crawlers, swimmers etc. Equipment must be able to withstand harsh environments in remote locations Provide actionable, real-time intelligence to allow for immediate action by patrols in the field Long Range Flir drone PTZ Pan Tilt Zoom thermal imaging cameras and radar BORDER SURVEILLANCE/SECURITY PLATFORMS Securing national borders has become increasingly difficult. Global deployments call for a wide range of mission capabilities requiring flexible, high-performance multi-sensor systems, installed and operated from a variety of platforms. The most effective intrusion detection systems use multiple technologies to increase the probability of early detection with low false alarm rates under a range of atmospheric and lighting conditions. Closed circuit television (CCTV), infrared image cameras, surveillance UAVs, long range radar and laser radar (LIDAR) are often deployed in appropriate combinations. Short, medium, long and ultra long range FLIR Thermal imaging camera platforms integrate a wide variety of sensors – including such systems as tautwire perimeter detection, vibration intrusion detection, electromagnetic intrusion detection, electrostatic field disturbance, electro-optical observation, and even microwave field disturbance detectors. • Perimeter fences – deploy a variety of electronic surveillance technologies for intrusion detection and warning. These ground-based systems are primarily short-range, up to around 500 meters. • Observation towers extend Long Range FLIR Thermal Imager camera surveillance capabilities many tens of kilometers further from a border installation, and provide a platform for ground-based medium-range surveillance. • Mobile surface observation platforms, such as land vehicles as well as maritime vessels, patrol frontier regions and coastal waters, extending the reach of medium-range /  and long range Mobile Surveillance system sensors. • Thermal imaging EOIR FLIR Observation aerostats, stationary platforms, generally tethered PTZ FLIR THERMAL IMAGING balloons, allow for extended day/night vision EO-IR C5ISR observation over wider areas, extending the reach of long range Thermal FLIR Imaging surveillance sensors beyond what can be seen from an observation tower. Gyro Stabilizing the platform is recommended for extreme long ranges in order. To obtain high resolution images from the sensors.

Our long range thermal imaging flir camera systems are mounted in harsh environments and used for Border patrol and protection, coastline and shoreline installations, range, airports, forward Operation and observation bases (FOB), runways, critical infrastructures, high value asset protection and anywhere where long range 24/7 day and night vision imaging is critical to secure and protect a specific area. Our long range flir PTZ thermal cameras are easily mounted in multiple configurations like on roof mounted, car, Truck, mobile command vehicles, security vehicle and mobile applications. In marine vessels, our long range flir ptz thermal cameras Are mounted to boats, yachts and cruise ships. Other mounting provisions are portable trailers, telescoping masts, poles, tripods, pendant, buildings and fixed mounts. SPI uses the best, most reliable and longest lasting coolers in the midwave MWIR long range thermal camera systems which is a critical factor in the procurement of long range flir cameras. Having a reliable cooler ensures years of continuous maintenance free operation from the MWIR camera. We source the best Cooled Camera system made up of indium antimonide InSb, HOT MCT Mercury Cadmium Telluride and SLS types with micro pitches as small as 10 µm.

SPI has a broad experience with Homeland Security projects and markets a wide variety of long range thermal imaging cameras for this application. Multi-Sensor Systems are also available. We work with you our customer to design the perfect long range thermal imaging solution but the camera is a part of the package, the entire network is established for local or remote observation and controlling of the systems. SPI Works with end users, integrators and consultants to meet mission requirements. The Reliability of the gimbal along with the entire system have to be able to withstand extreme weather and harsh environments, our Gyrostabilized long range ptz flir thermal drone gimbal platforms are the absolute most ruggedized and reliable systems available today with 100% duty cycle, weapons grade shock resistant stabilizers and nitrogen purging.

Our long range flir PTZ thermal cameras are robust, All weather, heavy duty PTZ (Pan Tilt Zoom) positioners/Gimbals that rotate continuously 360 degrees and Pan/Tilt up and down allowing the user to guide and control the motors and position the long range flir cameras and associated sensors to the position of interest. The long range flir PTZ thermal Security cameras can be gyro-stabilized which reduces the shake and jitter from the imagery especially when zoomed in to maximum telephoto ranges. Our long range flir PTZ thermal Security cameras Have the ability of reaching out and detecting threats up to 50 kilometers. All of our flir PTZ thermal camera come with a complimentary long range zoom daytime EO CMOS low light camera Which make these systems a true complete day and night imaging system. Additional sensors can be added onto our long range flir PTZ thermal cameras such as SWIR (Short Wave Infrared) cameras, Laser rangefinders (LRF), tracking, radar with slew to cue capabilities, GPS, Compass, Laser dazzlers, microphones, spotlights, loudspeakers, laser infrared Illuminators, laser infrared pointers, and high speed cameras. We custom build our long range flir PTZ thermal camera and can incorporate most any add on option you can imagine into our gimbal platforms. Our thermal cameras offer the user crisp, clear image quality with outstanding detail, clarity and fidelity. Long range infrared cameras come in both Cooled MWIR and LWIR uncooled flavors in both HD (High Definition) and SD VGA (Standard definition) which is typically 640×480 or 640×512 Pixel resolution. We are now offering ultra sensitive HD 1080P long range PTZ flir thermal infrared imaging cameras.

Long Range PTZ (Pan Tilt Zoom) FLIR Infrared (IR) thermal imaging cameras provide another set of eyes for border control professionals and help them meet the demands they face at night and in other low-light situations. IR cameras detect the invisible infrared energy that all people and objects emit, and can “see” better than the naked eye at night and in bad weather. Whether searching for a fugitive or performing a special surveillance operation or routine patrol, darkness can be the greatest obstacle to border control professionals.Long Range PTZ FLIR Infrared thermal imaging cameras equip border control personnel with a whole new way of looking at the world. In simplest terms, thermal imagers operate like the human eye, but they are much more powerful. Energy from the environment comes through a lens and is registered on a detector. In the case of the infrared thermal imager, that energy is heat rather than light. By measuring very small relative temperature differences, invisible heat patterns are converted by the thermal imager into clear, visible images that the human eye can see through a viewfinder or TV monitor.All objects that are not at absolute zero temperature (0 degrees K or -459.67 degrees F) emit various types of electromagnetic radiation including infrared. The hotter an object gets, the more infrared radiation is emitted as a result of the thermal agitation of its molecules and atoms. The spectral distribution or wavelength of this energy depends on the nature of object (i.e. its relative effectiveness as a radiator, called emissivity) and upon its temperature. Blacker colors and duller surfaces usually have a higher emissivity and radiate infrared energy more effectively. Lighter colors and shinier surfaces radiate less effectively. Because the energy being sensed is heat and not light, Long Range thermal imagers can be used in both daytime and nighttime operations to find people, avoid obstacles or detect fire hot spots. Due to their own levels of infrared heat energy, people are easily seen 24 hours a day. Thermal imagers are usually very sensitive and can detect temperature variations as small as 0.1 degrees centigrade, even in less than ideal environmental conditions. Since they are unaffected by the amount of light in a scene, they won’t “bloom” or shut down in direct light.

Protecting a country’s frontier, border and coastline is vital to its Homeland Security and protection. It can be very challenging to detect potential intruders or smugglers in total darkness or in diverse weather conditions. Thermal imaging cameras can help border surveillance and security agents to meet the demands they face at night and in other low-light situations. PTZ Thermal imaging FLIR cameras that are specifically designed for border patrol, protection, security and surveillance can be integrated in a border security project with radars and other sensors in a so called “slew-to-cue”, detect, recognize and identify modes. Border Protection systems need to scan wide areas and then zoom in to extreme long ranges and identify targets in real time, assessing whether the intruders are illegal immigrants or refugees, smugglers, terrorists or enemy forces. Securing borders requires round-the-clock, all weather, long distance, all terrain integrated border surveillance systems.  SPI thermal imaging night vision IR camera systems are a complete border security solution that can be mounted and operated on Border Wall (southern and northern), Border Fence, masts, vehicles, tripods, buildings & virtually anywhere