The new VarioCAM® HDx is a handheld thermographic microbolometer camera with a wide standard temperature measuring range and an uncooled detector with (640 × 480) IR pixels. It enables entry-level access to the range of professional and universal cameras for less than 15,000 euros (plus VAT). Its application range includes the precise control of technical installations, the professional analysis of building structures as well as the solution of fundamental research and development tasks. Thanks to its compact design and numerous automatic functions, the VarioCAM® HDx can be operated conveniently with one hand. The combination of Lithium-Ion batteries and low energy consumption ensures long operating time.