Advanced Thermal Aerial Solutions

UAV1 stands at the forefront of advanced aerial solutions, offering a comprehensive range of products and services tailored to meet the evolving needs of various industries. Specializing in thermal imaging technology, UAV1 provides state-of-the-art thermal gimbals and cameras designed for drones, enhancing capabilities in areas such as surveillance, inspection, and environmental monitoring.


With more than two decades of industry experience, SPI Corp has cemented its reputation as a trusted provider of resilient and reliable end-to-end solutions in the defense sector.

Our expertise lies in the design and delivery of long-range surveillance platforms, integrating the most advanced EO sensors, tailored to withstand the demanding and rigorous conditions typical of defense operations.

Over the course of our 20+ years of experience, SPI Corp has pioneered an exceptional range of advanced uncooled (LWIR), cooled (MWIR), and HD Thermal detectors, setting new industry standards for quality and performance.
As a comprehensive solutions provider, we also offer a suite of complementary sensors designed to enhance detection capabilities

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M3D M4D and M5D thermal imaging cameras

See Our Solutions for Aerial Thermal Imaging in Action

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Aerial Thermal Imaging Solutions with Gimbal-Stabilized Thermal Cameras

More Information on applications of our gimbal stabilized and long range PTZ thermal cameras.

Long Range Thermal Gimbals

Search and Rescue Operations

In search and rescue missions, gimbal-stabilized thermal cameras are indispensable. They allow for efficient scanning of vast areas, day or night, by detecting heat signatures. By doing so, they significantly increase the chances of locating missing or stranded individuals, even in areas that are otherwise challenging to reach or see, like dense forests or at night.

Surveillance and Security

For border control, property security, or wildlife management, these devices offer exceptional capabilities. Their ability to detect and track heat signatures from afar, even in complete darkness, makes them an essential tool for surveillance and monitoring activities.

Long Range Thermal PTZ Cameras

Traffic Monitoring

These cameras are widely used in monitoring highways, city intersections, and other areas with heavy traffic. By zooming in, traffic operators can identify accidents, congestion, or violations and take appropriate action in real time.

Construction and Infrastructure Inspection

Long-range PTZ cameras can be used to inspect bridges, skyscrapers, wind turbines, and other large structures. Their range and maneuverability make it possible to access hard-to-reach areas, identify issues, and guide maintenance teams more efficiently.

Our Suggested Aerial Thermal Imaging Solutions

M2D Micro Gimbal Thermal Imaging Gyro Stabilized

M2D Mini Gyro Stabilized Thermal Gimbal Camera

FLIR EO/IR for UAV, UAS, and drones.
SWAP Certified
M2D V3 Thermal Imaging Gimbal Gyro Stabilized Drone Camera

M2D V3 Thermal Imaging Gimbal Camera

FLIR EO/IR for UAV, UAS, and drones.
SWAP Certified
M2D V4 EO/Ir Thermal UAV, UAS, Drone Gimbal

M2D V4 Mini Gyro Stabilized Thermal Gimbal Camera

360 Pan Tilit FLIR EO/IR for UAV, UAS, and drones.
SWAP Certified
M2D V4V Long Range 80x zoom thermal imaging

M2D V4V Long Range Aerial Thermal Imaging Gimbal

IR and LONG RANGE 80x Telephoto EO Zoom Channel
SWAP Certified
M2D V4D Long Range thermal imaging gimbal

M2-D v4D Long Range Continuous Zoom Aerial Thermal Gimbal *80x IR/EO Zoom

One of our longest IR channel zoom ranges but not the farthest
SWAP Certified
M2D V6 Thermal Imaging Gimbal for drones and UAV

M2D V6 HD Ultra Light Aerial Thermal Imaging Gimbal

Available with Infrared or Visible 0.5 mRAD Laser
SWAP Certified
M7D Ultra long range thermal imaging gimbal camera for UAV, UAS

M7D Ultra Long Range Thermal Imaging Gimbal

Long range cooled MWIR EOIR zoom HD Gyrostabilized Multi Axis Thermal Imaging  FLIR Gimbal with Laser and LRF Rangefinder for UAS UAV Drones
SWAP Certified
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.
SWAP Certified
M9 Cooled MWIR PTZ Ultra Long Range and Rugged Thermal Camera Pan Tilt Zoom Multi Sensor with innovative AI Panel

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

IP68+ ultra rugged all weather MilSpec system
*Variety of user C2 control interfaces, VMS, IP, Fiber
SWAP Certified
Long range flir camera system for ISR, security and surveillance applications

M11 Ultra Long Range Thermal Imaging FLIR Camera For Border/Coastal/Shoreline and Flightline security

Long Range, High fidelity vivid color low light CMOS zoom daytime EO imager
Rock steady, jitter free gyro stabilization
SWAP Certified
M3D M4D and M5D thermal imaging cameras

Inquire For Custom Thermal Imaging Solutions Like Our M4D, M5D and Other Cameras

We have 20+ years of experience working with government defense companies to provide custom integrated solutions.
Tell us about your mission and let’s work together to create something groundbreaking.

Unmatched Advanced Aerial Thermal Tech at Reasonable Prices


Thermal Cameras (SWIR, MWIR, and LWIR)

SPI Corp has unmeasurable knowledge and experience in thermal camera technology, covering Short-Wave Infrared (SWIR), Medium-Wave Infrared (MWIR), and Long-Wave Infrared (LWIR) ranges. This broad range of capabilities allows us to offer the right solution for various applications, whether it’s for security, wildlife monitoring, or industrial inspection.

High Dynamic Range (HDR) visual long-range zoom

We specialize in High Dynamic Range (HDR) visual technologies that provide superior image clarity over long distances. This capability is crucial in various scenarios, such as surveillance, search and rescue, or environmental monitoring, where image detail and quality can significantly influence the outcome.

Gyro Stabilized Thermal Gimbals

Our company has a deep understanding of gyro-stabilized gimbals, which are essential for maintaining stable and clear imagery in aerial applications. Regardless of the environmental conditions or the movements of the aerial platform, our gimbals ensure consistently sharp and stable imaging.

Geo-Referenced Location

UAV1 and SPIs products provide geo-referenced tracking, which enables accurate location determination of objects within the captured imagery. This ability is critical for various tasks such as disaster response, surveillance, and scientific research, where pinpoint accuracy of location data is paramount.

Aerial Mapping Synchronization

UAV1 excels at synchronizing aerial mapping operations, ensuring the capture of comprehensive and accurate data over vast areas. This capability is crucial for applications like surveying, cartography, and geographic information system (GIS) data collection, where seamless data integration is vital.

Multi-Spectral Remote Sensing

SPI Corp possesses an extensive library of multi-spectral remote sensing technology, which involves capturing data across different wavelengths for a more complete view of the environment. This technology has wide-ranging applications, from agriculture and forestry to environmental monitoring and land use planning, providing valuable insights that single-spectrum imaging cannot.

Advanced Mapping Capabilities with UAV1’s Thermal Gimbals

Our Line-Up Of Mapping Gimbals

At UAV1, our cutting-edge thermal gimbals, particularly the distinguished M2D series, are engineered to revolutionize aerial mapping and surveying. Our M2-D gimbal, a standout in our lineup, exemplifies our commitment to innovation and quality. This all-weather, high-performance micro mini FLIR gimbal, weighing a mere 160 grams, is the world’s smallest, lightest, and highest-performing gimbal turret payload. Its rock-steady stabilization on all axes ensures that imagery remains steady and clear, even while on the move.

Thermal imaging aeiral mapping solutions
Thermal imaging aeiral mapping solutions

Versatile And Adaptable

Our EO/IR gimbal camera systems are versatile and adaptable, suited for a broad spectrum of unmanned aerial platforms. From fixed-wing UAVs and unmanned helicopters to ground and marine vehicles, these systems offer unparalleled flexibility. Designed to meet diverse SWAP (Size, Weight, and Power) requirements, our EO/IR gimbals are engineered for specific mission types, including daytime, nighttime, and tactical operations.

Multi-Sensor Payloads

The key to our gimbals’ mapping capabilities lies in their multi-sensor payload systems. These systems enable users to select from a range of cameras and sensors, tailored to individual mission requirements. Our gimbals can house long-range LWIR, MWIR, and SWIR high-definition video tracking and target tracking systems, along with advanced image enhancement and processing capabilities. This multi-sensor approach allows for detailed and accurate mapping across various environments and conditions. Whether it’s for agricultural land assessment, urban planning, environmental monitoring, or geological surveying, our gimbals provide critical data that is both precise and comprehensive.

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The Most Customizable Drone and UAV Cameras On The Market

At UAV1, our thermal gimbals and drone cameras stand out in the market for their unparalleled customizability, a feature that larger corporate entities often cannot match. Our focus on flexibility and adaptability allows us to cater to a wide array of specific user requirements, setting us apart in the industry.

Advanced Thermal Imaging: At the core of our offerings is superior thermal imaging technology. Our gimbals employ cutting-edge sensors capable of detecting subtle temperature variations, making them ideal for applications like search and rescue, wildlife monitoring, and industrial inspections.

Laser Range Finder (LRF): For precise distance measurement, our gimbals can integrate laser range finders. This addition is vital for tasks that require exact positioning and targeting, enhancing both accuracy and safety.

Gyro-Stabilization: To ensure the highest quality imagery, our gimbals include advanced gyro-stabilization. This feature is critical for maintaining image stability and clarity, especially in challenging or mobile environments.

Interchangeable Payloads: Flexibility is key in our design philosophy. Our gimbals support interchangeable payloads, allowing users to switch between different types of sensors and cameras depending on their mission requirements.

OGI Gas Imaging for Gas Leaks: In response to the need for environmental monitoring, our gimbals can be fitted with Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) sensors. These are specifically designed to detect gas leaks, a crucial tool for the energy sector in maintaining safety and environmental compliance.

Custom Lens Options: We offer a variety of lens choices to suit different operational needs, from wide-angle lenses for expansive area coverage to telephoto lenses for detailed, long-range observation.

AI-Enhanced Analysis: Leveraging artificial intelligence, our systems can offer smart features such as automatic target tracking, anomaly detection, and predictive maintenance insights.

Real-Time Data Streaming and Processing: For immediate analysis and decision-making, our gimbals are capable of real-time data streaming and processing, ensuring that users have the most current information at their fingertips.

Robust Environmental Adaptability: Designed to withstand diverse environmental conditions, our gimbals are built for reliability in extreme temperatures, weather, and challenging terrains.

User-Friendly Interface and Control: Despite their advanced capabilities, our gimbals are designed with user-friendly interfaces and controls, making them accessible to a broad range of operators.

Tailored Solutions for Every Need

At UAV1, our commitment to customization means that each client receives a solution meticulously tailored to their specific needs. This level of customization, combined with our state-of-the-art technology and user-focused design, positions our thermal gimbals and drone cameras as the most versatile and adaptable on the market. Whether for commercial, industrial, or research purposes, UAV1 provides not just equipment, but a tailored solution for advanced aerial operations.


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We are here to assist you with any inquiries regarding our thermal imaging solutions. Whether you need detailed product information, guidance on selecting the right thermal camera for your needs, or have any other questions, our team of experts is ready to provide you with professional support.

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Phone: (702) 369-3966

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