November 2017

29
Nov

Monitoring honey bees using CAT® thermal imaging technology

MONITORING HONEY BEES USING CAT® THERMAL IMAGING TECHNOLOGY Name: Matt Newell Job: Beekeeper Age: 28 Hazards of the job: Bee stings! Favourite App: BeeBook, a hive database. Open Office to keep Excel spreadsheets up to date on the go, the Met Office forecasting app, and the thermal imaging camera. Phone for the job: My Cat s60. I use the thermal imaging function every day to locate swarms hidden

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27
Nov

CAT PHONES AMBASSADOR PROFILE: Mountaineer & Paraglider Fred Prieur-Blanc

CAT PHONES AMBASSADOR PROFILE: MOUNTAINEER & PARAGLIDER FRED PRIEUR-BLANC Job Title: Mountain Guide, ski and paragliding instructor Age: 48 Nationality: French Working locations: Alps, Himalayas, Alaska, Andes Mobile phone hazards: Cold, snow, humidity, long periods without power. Phone for the job: Cat S60 I WAS BORN ON SKIS I started to climb very early at the age of 12 and

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25
Nov

#EVERYDAYHEROES: Meet the phone that refuses to die

#EVERYDAYHEROES: MEET THE PHONE THAT REFUSES TO DIE Tell us a little about yourself. I’ve been in the plumbing business for about 15 years and running my own business for the last five. I’m based in Southsea, on the south coast of the UK. What are the typical jobs you encounter? I’m a plumber and heating engineer so I deal

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23
Nov

Flying horses across the Atlantic

FLYING HORSES ACROSS THE ATLANTIC Flying horses around the world is a serious business, particularly when those horses can be worth several million dollars each. If you were a wealthy race horse owner from the Middle East and had just bought a prized stallion from the US, you’d want to know it’s travelling in safe hands. That’s where flying grooms,

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21
Nov

CAT PHONES AMBASSADOR PROFILE: Underwater explorer Andy Torbet

CAT PHONES AMBASSADOR PROFILE: UNDERWATER EXPLORER ANDY TORBET Job title:  Underwater explorer Age: 40 (Shares birthday with Jacques Cousteau) Nationality: Scottish Working Locations: From the Arctic to the Antarctic and everywhere in between. Mobile phone hazards: Water, cold, heat and humidity, long periods without power. Phone for the job: Cat® S60 I SPENT 10 YEARS IN THE ARMY I did bomb disposal, I was

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17
Nov

#EVERYDAYHEROES: On patrol with a Park Ranger

#EVERYDAYHEROES: ON PATROL WITH A PARK RANGER There are some jobs where having FLIR thermal technology at your fingertips is not just something useful and fun, but can actually save lives. Being a park ranger is one of them. The job involves wearing a lot of hats, covering everything from law enforcement to search and rescue; from EMT (first aid

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16
Nov

CAT® S60 Everyday Heros: Park Ranger

CAT® S60 EVERYDAY HEROES: PARK RANGER Tennessee Park Ranger Ryan Jenkins reveals how the rugged Cat S60 thermal imaging integrated smartphone has changed the way in which he works. Combining thermal imaging and underwater cameras in one smartphone, the S60 is bringing about the next evolution in mobile technology. Ryan is a Park Ranger for Tennessee State Parks. His days

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14
Nov

CAT® S60 Everyday Heros: Home Renovations

CAT® S60 EVERYDAY HEROES: HOME RENOVATIONS For J.P. Harris the Cat S60 is a “game changing” device, giving him a huge advantage over his competitors. Combining thermal imaging and underwater cameras in one smartphone, the S60 is bringing about the next evolution in mobile technology. J.P. Harris is often faced by challenging environments, having to deal with heat, dust and

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