Everything in our world glows in the infrared!
So guess what!
Most of us use some form of infrared technology in our lives every day: we change channels on our TVs with infrared remote controls; toilets in eco-friendly restrooms flush automatically using infrared sensors; supermarket cashiers use infrared scanners to read bar codes; restaurants keep food warm with infrared lamps; and rescue workers use infrared technology to search for missing persons.
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Infrared technology is used in many different ways; explore several of them here!
Published: 21 June, 2013