Military and law enforcement personnel aren’t the only ones that use night vision. Nature enthusiasts, homeowners, tech heads and hunters are some more groups of people that use night vision devices as well. I continue to be surprised by the uses that I stumble upon for night vision devices. Uses range from a photographer using an NVD to help navigate the photo darkroom, to a homeowner using a night vision monocular for home-security purposes.
Let’s take a look at some other ways that people are using NVDs for outdoor recreation and other task-specific needs:
Camping, hiking and hunting:
Night vision devices are useful in all of these situations because they can help you navigate your way through the dark.
Home security or neighborhood watch programs:
Night vision devices can help you keep an eye on suspicious activities.
Night fishing and hunting:
A night vision device will help identify your surroundings and your prey easier.
Search and rescue:
Night vision and thermal devices will help aid in search and rescue situations. It will be easier to locate and rescue in the dark.
Observing nocturnal animals:
Many animals are nocturnal and can only be seen at night. Both night vision and thermal imaging will help you spot these creatures at night.
Being out at night during fog will make it hard to see. Especially if your are out on the water. A night vision device will help you safely navigate to find your way.
Whether you are getting ready for your annual camping trip or going on a night time safari, night vision devices are sure to make your experience better. What other ways can night vision devices be used?