Watch this next-gen thermal camera attachment for smartphones

Looking at the world in Predator-vision will get easier later this year thanks to consumer-grade forward-looking infrared (FLIR). The same tech used to find the Boston bombing suspect can be used to find a lost dog at night or to check your house for thermal leaks.

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The updated smartphone attachment was demonstrated at CES and filmed by Mike Flaminio. It's not scheduled to be out until summer. The FLIR website has more info and a gallery, including lots of infrared cats and dogs and most importantly, what a heated toilet seat looks like in FLIR. No cats on heated toilet seats yet... but soon.

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