Optris launches the optris PI200 thermal imaging camera with BI-SPECTRAL technology. Thistechnology integrates two established camera technologies in one stationary device. Through a visual camera, the device is able to combine the conventional thermal image with a visual one. Thereby, both images are displayed in real time and are being recorded for eventual analysis. The camera will be applicable in areas where so far CCD cameras and thermal imaging cameras were used separately. Examples are the installation in storage pits and open spaces for early fire detection, at convoyer belts for temperature control of bulk material or within production processes for visual and thermal documentation. The thermal imaging camera displays infrared images with up to 96 Hz (images per second) with 160x120 pixels. The time synchronic real time image recording takes place with up to 32 Hz with 640 x 480 pixels. The free available full version of the optris PI Connect software offers two modes for the image display: the monitoring modus and the cross-fading modus. The monitoring modus offers an easy orientation at the point of measurement with the separate display of both images. The cross-fading modus highlights critical temperatures through the overlaid display of the images.