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In April 2020, during the [[COVID-19 pandemic]], the company released a thermal camera that can be used to identify elevated [[skin temperature]].<ref>{{Cite news | url=https://www.bizjournals.com/portland/news/2020/04/01/flir-releases-thermal-camera-that-can-detect.html | title=Flir releases thermal camera that can detect elevated skin temps | first=Malia | last=Spencer | work=[[American City Business Journals]] | date=April 1, 2020}}</ref> Demand for these products surged, putting stress on the company's supply chain.<ref>{{Cite news | url=https://www.wsj.com/articles/coronavirus-raises-fever-for-infrared-skin-temperature-scanners-11590066006 | title=Covid-19 Raises Demand for Temperature Scanners | first=Eva | last=Xiao | work=[[The Wall Street Journal]] | date=May 21, 2020 | url-access=subscription}}</ref>
 
In April 2020, during the [[COVID-19 pandemic]], the company released a thermal camera that can be used to identify elevated [[skin temperature]].<ref>{{Cite news | url=https://www.bizjournals.com/portland/news/2020/04/01/flir-releases-thermal-camera-that-can-detect.html | title=Flir releases thermal camera that can detect elevated skin temps | first=Malia | last=Spencer | work=[[American City Business Journals]] | date=April 1, 2020}}</ref> Demand for these products surged, putting stress on the company's supply chain.<ref>{{Cite news | url=https://www.wsj.com/articles/coronavirus-raises-fever-for-infrared-skin-temperature-scanners-11590066006 | title=Covid-19 Raises Demand for Temperature Scanners | first=Eva | last=Xiao | work=[[The Wall Street Journal]] | date=May 21, 2020 | url-access=subscription}}</ref>
   
In May 2021, [[Teledyne Technologies]] acquired the company.<ref>{{Cite press release | url=https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005348/en/Teledyne-Completes-Acquisition-of-FLIR | title=Teledyne Completes Acquisition of FLIR | publisher=[[Business Wire]] | date=May 14, 2021}}</ref> The business deal has a value of 8.0 billion USD, against a FLIR revenue of 1.9 billion USD in 2019.<ref>{{cite web |title=Teledyne Technologies Has Acquired FLIR Systems: A Frost & Sullivan Viewpoint |last=Garg |first=Himanshu |url=https://ww2.frost.com/frost-perspectives/teledyne-technologies-has-acquired-flir-systems-a-frost-sullivan-viewpoint/ |date=5 February 2021 |access-date=13 June 2021 |publisher=Frost & Sullivan}}</ref>
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In January 2021, [[Teledyne Technologies]] announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the company for $8 billion,<ref>{{Cite press release | url=https://www.teledyne.com/en-us/news/Pages/Teledyne-to-Acquire-FLIR-Systems.aspx | title=Teledyne to Acquire FLIR Systems | publisher=Teledyne Technologies Incorporated. | date=January 4, 2021}}</ref><ref>{{Cite news | url=https://ipvm.com/reports/teledyne-flir | title=Teledyne Acquires FLIR | first=John | last=Honovich | work=IPVM | date=January 4, 2021 | url-access=subscription}}</ref> against FLIR's 2019 revenue of $1.9 billion.<ref>{{cite web |title=Teledyne Technologies Has Acquired FLIR Systems: A Frost & Sullivan Viewpoint |last=Garg |first=Himanshu |url=https://ww2.frost.com/frost-perspectives/teledyne-technologies-has-acquired-flir-systems-a-frost-sullivan-viewpoint/ |date=5 February 2021 |access-date=13 June 2021 |publisher=Frost & Sullivan}}</ref> The acquisition was completed in May 2021.<ref>{{Cite press release | url=https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005348/en/Teledyne-Completes-Acquisition-of-FLIR | title=Teledyne Completes Acquisition of FLIR | publisher=[[Business Wire]] | date=May 14, 2021}}</ref>
   
 
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