How do you block infrared cameras?
I don't have a very complete answer, but I've been looking into this.
Some things that either absorb or reflect infra-red light:
-The coatings of some cool-colored light-bulbs.
-Some Red Paints
-A cloth that gets especially hot in the sun. It's hard to tell with black cloth, because it absorbs so many other spectrums of light. If you find a light-colored cloth that for some reason gets hotter in the sun than other cloth, it probably absorbs infra-red.
-The effect of Aluminum foil may be useful in distributing heat and blocking.
-Some sunglass lenses
There are some other substances and filters that are kinda hard to find or use, but apparently, some Japanese company is making underwear that blocks infra-red.
Apparently they're made of nylon and polyurethane.
Hope that helps!
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Infrared light is a type of electromagnetic radiation. Its wavelength is longer than that of visible light, making it invisible to the naked eye unless special equipment and filters are used. Infrared Cameras Thermography is a technology that allows cameras and other equipment to pick up infrared light emitted by an object in the form of heat. It is especially useful in determining the temperature of images and can be used to locate marijuana inside…
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Most modern hand held video cameras have a night mode. This uses an LED Infrared floodlight, mounted on the front of the camera. (Ususally behind a red lens cover). This lights up the subject at close range, with infrared light, that is invisible to the naked eye. All video cameras are sensitive to infrared (they can see the light put out by a remote control). Night mode is usually in monochrome, black and white or…
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