Mobile Sensor Platform Makes Cities Smarter & Safer

FLIR Systems’ TruWITNESS is described as an industry-first wearable sensor platform designed for city-level security and public safety operations. The platform combines video, audio, location data, Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities, and cloud and management software in one system. It is designed for any public safety organization that requires on-scene, real-time mobile surveillance.


Worn on an individual’s body or mounted inside vehicles, TruWITNESS includes visible-video, audio, global navigation satellite system (GNSS), gyroscope, accelerometer and magnetometer sensors. These sensors combine to send alerts and stream data to a central command center in real-time to ensure full situational awareness and global event handling. Featuring Neighbor Aware inter-device connectivity, TruWITNESS acts as an IoT device, triggering nearby TruWITNESS devices, fixed and motorized Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) security cameras, and other connected sensors to act upon an alarm event.  


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TruWITNESS is a critical component of FLIR Systems’ Video Management System, United VMS, which command centers use to manage video surveillance. United VMS combines video, audio, and other related data and makes it available for real-time situation management and forensic purposes.


The company offers both visible and thermal sensors for use by cities in security, traffic, and public safety applications, and FLIR United VMS integrates these devices into one comprehensive, omniscient system. For greater insights and knowledge, checkout the TruWITNESS page.