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The Flir One brings the heat (pictures)

The $250 Flir One camera accessory attaches to your phone or tablet for on-the-go thermal imaging capabilities at a fraction of the typical price.

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The second-generation Flir One for iOS is a thermal-imaging camera that captures photos and videos of whatever passes within its field of view (an Android version is also available).

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Simply plug the camera into any Lightning-connector-enabled iOS device, which includes the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus as well as various iPad, iPad Mini and iPad Air models.

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Then press the power button and launch the app for immediate access to temperature heat-map images.

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The Flir One is small and simple to connect to your compatible iOS device of choice, but you will have to remove most phone or tablet cases before installation.

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This pint-sized mobile accessory will set you back $250 in the US and £200 in the UK.

The second-gen Flir One (for iOS) is currently available for pre-order in Australia at the US price of $250 (that's roughly AU$335 at the current exchange rate).

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