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The IR-Blue is an affordable thermal imaging accessory for iPhone and Android Devices. See the world in a new way.
The IR-Blue is an affordable thermal imaging accessory for iPhone and Android Devices. See the world in a new way.
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Shipping Update 2

All of the kits are shipped out to everyone who has filled out the survey. If you have any problems or did not receive a shipment notification please email

The Assembled units have started shipping today. It will probably be sometime next week before they are all shipped. 

Thanks to everyone for being so patient. 

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      Holger Klamp on August 7, 2013

      I got my unit and assembled it yesterday.
      Via Bluetooth I can connect the camera to the system (Samsung GT-S7562). If I start the app and try to connect the device, I'll get an error (No connection. If switched ON: Try to disconnect AND connect again). I tried that several times; reboot fails too.
      IR-Blue is marked at hardware.
      I tried an other Samsung too but fail again.

      How can I solve this issue?


    2. Andy Rawson Creator on July 5, 2013

      Greg, the issue with pictures not saving should be fixed by going to Settings -> Privacy -> Photos -> IR-Blue turn on allow to save to the Camera Roll. Let me know if that doesn't work.
      I am going to add a calibration setting to the next version of the app to help with that.

    3. Greg Maiser on July 5, 2013

      Got my assembled unit a couple of days ago, and have been enjoying playing with it. The 'Save' button sounds like it's taking a photo (iOS) but there's nothing in the camera roll. Some of the other features are unclear, or I'm not sure what the purpose is. (Blur?)
      And finally - it always seems to think the edges are cooler than the middle - the corners are almost alway blue, and the center orange when pointed at a uniform surface (wall, floor, etc.)
      Is there some way to calibrate it?

    4. Mardaso
      on July 2, 2013

      Datashifter: On the Play store App page there´s a link to my web page.
      On that page you can find a quick start pdf. ( )
      It will have an update the next week because the App changed a lot the last couple of weeks.

      In the setting menu you can scale to 95%. I will see if I can make an extra setting of 100%.
      Blue Auto = direct min/max scale update, Yellow = average of 10 sensor readings min/max update and Green avarage of 2 sensor readings min/max scale update.
      I use the Green auto most of the time.

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      Datashifter on July 1, 2013

      Got my fully assembled unit today. Works perfectly! Paired flawlessly with my Droid RAZR MAX HD.

      Can we get an app option of 100% camera scaling? Maybe with configurable button opacity?

      And how about a quick an app guide? Like, why are there blue, yellow and green "Auto" button fonts?

      Anyhow, the IR-Blue is an awesome gadget!

      Many thanks!!!

    6. Chris B. on June 30, 2013

      I got the kit a few days ago, and tried putting it together. Sadly, I have to admit I did screw something up, so I'm going to have to get myself another capacitor from a local store..

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      Christopher Meier on June 26, 2013

      received a fully-assembled shipment notification today. Thanks!

    8. August Sturm on June 25, 2013

      Totally awesome.. I look forward to it!

    9. Ingo
      on June 25, 2013

      Can't wait!

    10. Urs on June 25, 2013

      Received the kit it today. Already soldered together, and it works great. Thank you!

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      Tamarinen on June 25, 2013

      Ooo... This is going to be interesting! I've waited years and years for this!

    12. Andrew Curtin on June 25, 2013

      I didn't get a shipment notification (I am special…). (I will also send an email) Also, what carrier are you using for shipping?