Infrared Training Center

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

T6xx Series Basics Online Training Course

Description This course covers basic operation for all FLIR T6xx Series cameras. This includes the T620 and T640 models. This course is FREE for all students.
We will discuss the controls of the camera as well as the user interface, and show you how to operate your camera.
Who should take this course: This course is intended for users of FLIR T6xx Series infrared cameras.
Prerequisites: No prior knowledge of thermography is required.
Availability: This course is an on-demand self paced web based training course available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can begin as soon as you enroll.
Click Here for the Course Home Page
This course teaches you how to use the features of the T6xx Series cameras, but doesn't teach you thermography; when to use the features, how to make measurements, and how to interpret the thermal patterns on the screen.
We highly recommend you take a thermography course after finishing this basics course. We offer the On-Demand Thermography Basics class here, or Level I Certification,  or Building Investigations Certification available at .

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Infrared Training Center (ITC) becomes Authorized Provider of IACET Continuing Education Units

AP LogoPrestigious Authorization Demonstrates Commitment to High Quality Lifelong Learning

Nashua, NH – The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has awarded the Infrared Training Center the prestigious Authorized Provider status. IACET Authorized Providers are the only organizations approved to offer IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs). The recognition period extends for five years and includes all programs offered or created during that time.

“The Infrared Training Center is proud of the educational programs we offer. Thousands of students attend ITC classes and participate in ITC conferences each year, learning about the latest developments in thermography and gaining new skills, “ stated Gary Orlove, ITC Curriculum Manager. “We are pleased that we have now joined a select group of organizations that offer IACET Continuing Education Units, which are nationally and internationally recognized as representing the highest standards of continuing education and continuous learning. This will be a great benefit to our students, who can now receive national recognition for their participation in ITC online and face-to-face learning events.”

“We are pleased to welcome the Infrared Training Center as our newest Authorized Provider organization,” stated Francenia Johnson, President of IACET and Supervisor of Operations and Measurements at Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division (MLGW) in Memphis, TN. Johnson added, “ITC joins nearly 650 organizations around the globe that have had their programs vetted by third-party experts in continuing education to ensure the highest possible standards are met.”

In order to achieve Authorized Provider status, the Infrared Training Center completed a rigorous application process, including a review by an IACET site visitor, and successfully demonstrated adherence to the ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard addressing the design, development, administration and evaluation of its programs. The Infrared Training Center has pledged its continued compliance with the Standard and is now authorized to use the IACET name and Authorized Provider logo on promotional course material. In addition, the Infrared Training Center is now linked to the IACET web site and is recognized as offering the highest quality continuing education and training programs.

About ITC: ITC is the world's largest infrared training organization, with more expert instructors than any other and hundreds of thermography courses throughout the year to fit your application, location, and schedule. The Infrared Training Center is also the originator and premier sponsor of InfraMation, the annual conference where infrared camera users, industry leaders, and exhibitors come together to network and share case studies, success stories, techniques, and technology. Learn more at and .

About IACET: The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) is a non-profit association dedicated to quality continuing education and training programs. IACET is the only standard-setting organization approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for continuing education and training. The ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard is the core of thousands of educational programs worldwide. For more information, please visit  or call 703-506-3275.

Thursday, March 8, 2012

FLIR Thermal Vision Research & Science Symposium - Baltimore


Whether you're an engineer, a student, a technician, or a Ph.D., this is your opportunity to meet and learn from other scientists and engineers on the cutting edge of research thermography. 

  • Learn about advanced uses of thermal imaging in research and scientific applications
  • Learn from many of the world’s leading authorities in research thermography
  • Get tips and tricks for getting the most out of any research thermography program

DATE: Monday, April 23, 2012

TIME: 7:00am-5:00pm

LOCATION: Hilton Baltimore, Key Ballroom
401 West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

PRICING: $395.00/attendee
Inclusive of: Free license for FLIR ExaminIR Pro (a $7950 value!), Breakfast, Lunch, and Breaks

All attendees are invited to join the SPIE welcome reception at the Maryland Science Center Monday evening from 6:30pm to 8:00pm.

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Monday, March 5, 2012

InfraMation 2012 – Call for Abstracts

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Call for Papers

The InfraMation 2012 Call for Papers is open until April 2, 2012. FLIR Systems and the Infrared Training Center (ITC) are accepting 150-250 word abstracts of presentations to be delivered to an InfraMation audience consisting of more than 500 condition monitoring engineers, maintenance technicians, building inspectors, restoration contractors, and test and measurement buyers. Submit your abstract through this simple online form.

Important Dates

  • Presentation Abstracts Due: April 2, 2012
  • Authors Learn of Acceptance by: May 18, 2012
  • Complete Manuscripts and InfraMation Registration Due: July 20, 2012
  • Complete PowerPoint Presentations due: August 17, 2012
  • InfraMation 2012 Kicks Off: November 6, 2012

Benefits & Requirements
Why should you present at InfraMation 2012?

  • Conference registration fee discount
  • Qualify for full refund on already discounted conference registration fee
  • Identify yourself as an infrared expert in your field
  • Future validation for clients and customers
  • Expand your professional and business referral network
  • Represent your organization on a big stage
  • Publish your paper on a searchable CD that every InfraMation attendee receives

InfraMation is the largest infrared camera user conference in the world. As thermal imaging becomes more mainstream, early adopters such as yourself will be sought out for your expertise, and InfraMation is the place to get recognized!

The only “hard” requirements are that your paper be non-commercial in nature (for sponsorship or exhibition opportunities, click here) and submitted in English. Abstract approval is based on clarity, appropriateness and technical merit of work.