I had the privilege of representing IR.Tools at the ISOF (International Special Operations Forces) event in Las Vegas, a gathering of the best of the best in special forces.

The experience was nothing short of exhilarating, marked by live demonstrations of objects blowing up which was super cool to watch.

I would show lots of pictures but this was a secure show… no pictures allowed!

Showcasing the Steel Target Heater at ISOF

The ISOF event was a dynamic platform where we introduced our latest thermal target training solution — a Steel Target Heater. The highlight was our participation in the night shoot.

Our Steel Target Heater was a stand-out attraction!

The thermal signature impressed the elite sniper shooters as they could easily take aim and fire at the target. Many attendees stopped by our booth eager to see all of our other thermal targets including pasters, zeroing targets, and larger passive, powered targets.

Valuable Interactions

Conversations at ISOF went beyond mere product introductions. I met with several potential collaborations to pair our thermal targets with thermal scope sales. In addition, learning and understanding industry needs directly from field experts was a huge boost. I will take this feedback back to the “drawing board” to align our targets with real-world training operations.

Continuous Innovation

Innovation is a continuous journey, and at IR.Tools, we are committed to pushing the boundaries of what’s possible with infrared technology. The insights gained from ISOF are already being funneled into further product enhancements!

Looking Forward

Fueled by the positive feedback and the connections made, I am already preparing for future events and am particularly excited about our upcoming trip to the Law Enforcement Equipment & Technology hosted by US Border Patrol Operations in El Paso, Texas.

Customs and Border Patrol have been a key supporter of IR.Tools products and I look forward to shaking their hands to thank them for all they do. Each event like this allows me to present our products and gather feedback towards future innovations.

See you next year at ISOF 2024

Thank you to everyone who joined us at ISOF and contributed to the productive dialogues.

Together, we are advancing the protection and training landscape one innovative infrared solution at a time.

The Author: Tom Boyer

Since 2006, Tom has been the driving force behind IR.Tools, dedicated to delivering top-notch infrared solutions to the military, law enforcement, and sportsmen communities.

What began with a single infrared patch has blossomed into a comprehensive store featuring hundreds of IFF patches, vehicle IFF, an extensive suite of thermal training targets, and tools for drone pilots.

Beyond his innovative products, Tom is passionate about educating users on infrared technology and showcasing how advancements in IR can enhance their operations.

Tom holds an MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland and an MBA from Regents University.

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