Ornge Considers Night-vision Goggles For Its Aircraft

Contraries of B.C. Civil Forfeiture

He said all its pilots are trained and certified to use the goggles, and all its helicopters have been equipped with the technology since 2003. Its part of how STARS operates, he said. The agency has bases in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, but Heke said the technology has proved especially valuable on night flights from Calgary and Edmonton, responding to calls in the mountains. Its very useful in difficult terrain in the mountain areas, he said. Night-vision goggles are a huge safety multiplier, said Ken Lawson-Williams, a Canadian who works as a flight nurse on fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters with a company that flies across the U.S. Southwest.
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Sony Digital Recording Binoculars look like military night vision goggles, cost almost as much

Opt for medium or larger binoculars if you plan to mount them and use them. How to buy binoculars by magnification: This involves lenses and range a lenses magnification say 7×50 may meant 7x the magnification and 50mm by lenses sight , in the post “how to buy binoculars ” mentions also the exit pupil and view of sight target or acquisition. How to buy binoculars by type and usage: This is where specialty features like night vision, recording, distant measurements and red dot sight system comes into play, Working for the government? You may need a night vision binoculars. Select with these categories and you will find the value of binocular you want. About Distant sight blog Distant sight blog with website address http://www.distantsight.com a review blog site for binoculars and binocular usage.
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The DEV-5 model includes an on-board GPS receiver that automatically geo-tags video clips and photos. Tagged images can be viewed after shooting in online maps (requires compatible software). Both binocular models come with a high-capacity rechargeable battery pack (NP-FV70) that allows up to approximately three hours of 2D recording on a single charge. Remaining battery time (minutes) is displayed in the electronic viewfinder. The DEV-3 and DEV-5 models also include a battery charger/adaptor, A/V connecting cable and USB cable for PC connection. In addition, the DEV-5 binoculars are supplied with lens cover, finder cap, large eye cups, a carrying case and neck strap.
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How to Buy Binoculars: A Guideline for Buying Binoculars

Whereas the long range setting uses high-power LEDs, which in addition to a whole lotta IR, actually radiate a small amount of red light in the visible spectrum, allowing others to spot you more readily, I suppose. Both versions also have two ways of viewing, either RGB (which is usually washed out in white, resembling B&W except for splashes of color where visible light shines) and green. The latter is essentially monochrome, colored green to simulate more traditional night vision technology. OK, these two gadgets are pretty much the same, right? So, whats new with the binoculars? Well, mainly that theyre binoculars hand-held instead of worn. While I appreciate the hands-free aspect of the goggles, I actually preferred holding the binoculars in my hands theyre reasonably compact and easy to manage.
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EyeClops Night Vision Binoculars: Same Tech, New Form Factor

Since 2006, there have 28 forfeitures from Ridge Meadows, totalling $376,975. Cash gained from the forfeitures is returned to police forces and other organizations, such as the youth diversion program and Cythera Transition House Society, in the form of grants. In 2012, Ridge Meadows RCMP received a $6,100 grant for the purchase of night vision goggles, tablet computers and a digital camera, while Cythera House and Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Community Services received $5,000 and $25,000, respectively, for programs aimed at preventing violence against women and children. Its a very important tool to deal with criminal activity, said Maple Ridge-Mission MLA Marc Dalton, who championed the program locally as a way to snuff out illegal growops. It is doing what it was meant to do, which is to go after ill-gotten gains. Dalton does not believe the program is unfairly targeting the innocent. He notes referrals must come from police, must have a public interest component and go through the courts.
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