Awhile back I was sent a load of information and a contact for a german scientist who built a cheap thermal camera. I plan on putting up all the info.
From my anaylsis into software and cheap thermometers it is sound, but it's not real time like them thermal cameras that are in the thousands of dollars, least it's my impression.
I was also sent a pdf for a "10 dollar" thermal camera. The work is very technical. It seems to be also possible, though, I know I can easily make it a million dollar thermal camera. The files will come later today once my internet is restored.
I like Jorn Loviscach's better, while it's not like a thousand dollar thermal camera, it still does have potential in the field. The 10 dollar thermal camera is very very interesting, if it works and it's not just theory then it can infact have big pay offs in the field. Jorn Loviscach works at the university of applied sciences. So thats a big plus in my book. But the other guy philip c. d. Hobbs works at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center.
I come with gifts =)
1) The cheapo 10 dollar thermal camera. ( I still think it might be more then 10 bucks lol) http://www.freewebtown.com/grendal/thermal...era%20cheap.pdf
By philip C. D. Hobbs.
2) The thermal camera from thermometer and webcam with software by Jorn Loviscach. (the best bet in my book) http://www.freewebtown.com/grendal/thermal...ermocam_web.pdf
and to think I could have saved all that money on the FLIR i7 I bought...
well it's effective for a quick walk through, but as it was explained to me, it's not as good as a flir.