[SS2S-Main] Re: Infrared webcam

  • From: Jon Cherba <joncherba@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: sugarshot@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 3 May 2014 21:20:46 -0500

Sounds like you need FLIR for this project...
On May 3, 2014 9:12 PM, "Lampe, Mattias SLC CT PEK" <
mattias.lampe@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>  Hi,
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> I think removing the internal IR filter works with most webcams, and if
> you want to make sure you ONLY see the infrared but not the visible part of
> the spectrum, you can add a filter that only lets infrared light pass. A
> piece of overexposed and developed color negative film (like from the
> beginning of a film roll) works quite well for that purpose. It blocks
> nearly all visible light and is quite transparent for IR. If you know
> someone who still shoots pictures on film or someone who did so in the past
> and kept the negatives, they should be able to find a suitable piece of
> material.
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> Not sure how you want to use the IR camera, but you should be aware that
> it will not be a thermal imaging device. It will be sensitive only to near
> infrared, and in order to emit those wavelengths a body must be quite hot
> already, i.e. close to glowing.
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> I have a few unused webcams at home and will check if they can be
> converted.
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> Have a great day!
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> Mattias
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> *From:* sugarshot-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:
> sugarshot-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On Behalf Of *James Fackert
> *Sent:* Saturday, May 03, 2014 1:18 AM
> *To:* sUGAR sHOT TO SPACE LIST
> *Subject:* [SS2S-Main] Re: Infrared webcam
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> here is one, $30.
> http://www.adafruit.com/products/1567
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> On Fri, May 2, 2014 at 9:53 AM, Lyn Berry <lyn_berry@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> Hi
> I am no expert but if memory serves webcams contain an IR filter. If the
> filter is simply removed the webcam becomes much more sensative to the IR
> part of the spectrum.
> QED
> Regards,
> Lyn Berry
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> On Friday, 2 May 2014, 12:52, Vicente Alvero Zambrano <
> vicente_alvero_14@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> Hi,
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> Does anyone know and is willing to turn a webcam into a webcam with
> infrared vision for the series of motors VIC and to study the ablative
> materials?
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> Cheers
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> Vicente Alvero
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