The NOPTIC thermal imaging camera from Autoliv is a vehicle-mounted system designed specifically for patrol cars. NOPTIC (Nighttime Optical Thermal Imaging Camera) has excellent panning and tilting capabilities. It uses passive infrared sensing technology that is not affected by oncoming headlights. NOPTIC operates in complete darkness and can handle temperatures of 40 below zero to 176 degrees Fahrenheit. It also has a built-in lens heater that activates automatically when the mercury hits 40 degrees Fahrenheit.