The improved Recon LT from Infrared Inc. is a compact, light weight and rugged handheld thermal imager. Suited for law enforcement, security, and surveillance applications, it allows officers to see in total darkness. It can be used in vehicle pursuits, to search for lost children, conduct rescue operations, surveil perimeters, investigate disturbed surfaces, and protect officers while searching for fugitives. It is cost effective and easy to use, operating on only 4 AA batteries. It features full-motion real-time video, adjustable focus, selectable polarity, interchangeable lenses, and optional spot temperature display.