Non-Contact Temperature Measuring – Made in Germany

This is Optris

We are one of the leading companies in the field of non-contact temperature measurement. We appreciate your interest and hope that you will be among the satisfied customers who choose our measurement technology – with the highest quality and pioneering measurement and application concepts.

Tradition and Innovation

Thanks to their comprehensive know-how and innovative concepts, our experienced engineers and physicists continue to inspire with outstanding solutions.

Top Quality at Fair Prices

We offer state-of-the-art infrared technology. We pass on cost advantages resulting from bulk purchasing of semiconductor products and from the production process directly to our customers.


We take our corporate responsibility seriously – that’s why we ensure sustainable production and a safe working environment for our employees.

Our Customers

With Optris, we have a very wide range of different devices, so we can always choose the optimal resolution and lens.

Kirsten Köhn

With a constant temperature profile, scrap in production could be significantly reduced.

Thomas Müller-Lenhardt
Head of R&D, Gubesch Group

The use of Optris pyrometers in our applications has many advantages. They are very compact and can withstand even the high ambient temperatures directly behind the infrared emitters where we install them.

Christian Herrmann
Development Engineer, KraussMaffei

Our History

Close cooperation between product development, production and sales enables us to continuously expand our range and respond quickly to market requirements. Short decision-making paths and transparent structures make us more flexible in competition and open to ne

Made in Germany

To ensure the high quality of Optris products, 90 percent of production – as well as our product development – takes place at our headquarters in Berlin. We also coordinate our worldwide sales from here.

Support for our employees

A good relationship with our employees is very important to us – their continuous professional development plays an essential role. We support student employees, graduands and trainees in our company and enable them to participate in further training measures.

Certified Quality

In order to ensure the consistently high quality of our products, all Optris-owned processes are certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015. This ensures a smooth process during product manufacturing.

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Founding year
Foundation of Optris GmbH

Optris GmbH was founded in 2003 with the aim of expanding the range of non-contact temperature sensors with advanced measurement and application principles. principles.

New Product
Development of the first stationary IR thermometer

Optris develops the first stationary infrared thermometer CT. In the same year, Optris goes international and starts a cooperation with Optris Shenzhen. With this, Optris opens up the Chinese market.

New Product
Optris introduces LaserSight (LS) portable IR thermometer with patented crosshair laser sighting

In addition to the market launch of this sophisticated instrument with switchable optics in 2005, the miniaturized pyrometer series CS and CSmicro will be introduced in the following year 2006.

New Product
Market launch of the first IR imager PI 160

It is a new state-of-the-art thermal imaging camera with ready-to-use USB 2.0 interface for real-time thermography with a frame rate of 120 Hz.

Doubling of the production area

"The spatial expansion reflects the development of the company over the past years. I am pleased to see our products in applications around the world," says Dr. Ulrich Kienitz, CEO of Optris.

New Product
Fully radiometric thermography from the air: the PI LightWeight

Fully radiometric thermography from the air with the PI LightWeight.

New Product
PI 640 VGA infrared camera

One of the world's smallest infrared cameras with VGA resolution - ideal for integration into industrial and R&D processes.

New Product
PI 1M Shortwave IR Camera for Metal Industry

The PI 1M offers a continuous
temperature measurement range from 450 °C to 1800 °C, a frame rate of up to 1 kHz, and selectable and interchangeable optics.

New Product
PI 640 G7: First VGA infrared camera for the glass industry

This camera is specifically designed for flat glass production or glass curing lines and can also be used in line scan mode, making it ideal for process control in these applications.

Optris IR Sensing starts operations in Portsmouth/USA

Optris IR Sensing starts operations in Portsmouth/USA. In Berlin, the annual production of more than 60,000 pyrometers and cameras forces an expansion of the production area to 3000 square meters.

New Product
Launch of Xi80/Xi400 compact Spotfinder IR cameras & IRmobile app for Android

The Xi-Series is a fusion of a rugged, compact pyrometer and an advanced IR camera. The integrated Spot Finder function identifies the warmest (or coldest) spot in the image and automatically transmits these measurements without an external PC.

New Product
Specialized infrared camera for laser processing PI 08M

The PI 08M is ideal for almost all NIR and CO2 laser processing applications, as radiation above 800 nm is excellently blocked.

New Product
CTratio ratio pyrometer for high temperature measurement of metals

It is particularly suitable for measuring extremely high metal temperatures. The robust measuring head and fiber optics can be used in hot environments up to 315 °C.

New Product
New high-speed pyrometer CT 4M for very fast processes

With a response time of only 300 μs, the pyrometer is ideally suited for fast production and packaging processes with high volumes (e.g. monitoring the temperature of PET preforms).

New Product
New bottom-up system for glass tempering plants

The new system solves the problem of low-E coating by installing two infrared cameras below the toughening line to measure the temperature on the uncoated side of the high-emissivity glass.

New Product
Innovative ratio pyrometer with videovisual equipment

With the CSvision, Optris launches a new class of pyrometers with video and laser sights, motorized focus and a unique switchable two-stage brightness reduction filter.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Optris has an international presence thanks to its extensive network of distributors. We highly value their expertise and regularly conduct product and application training. This provides customers using Optris infrared thermometers and thermal imaging cameras with competent support worldwide.

Satisfied Customers

Our experienced application engineers guarantee competence in the office and in the field. They ensure that our customers receive first-class advice, reliable solutions for their measurement tasks and excellent service.

Comprehensive Service

As a globally active company, comprehensive global customer support is essential for Optris. This is not only based on advice on infrared technology and new products, but is a lively exchange of experience. With our international network of service partners, Optris is ideally positioned for future development.

Global Presence

Global presence: We are in close contact with our worldwide sales partners and ensure that every customer project can be realized locally with the best-suited technology. Our international sales partners are not only familiar with Optris products – they also know their country-specific features.

Contact for Advice and Sales Worldwide

We offer comprehensive advice for your individual applications

Our experienced application engineers ensure competent and reliable customer service in the field. In addition, Optris works closely with numerous distribution partners worldwide.


Ferdinand-Buisson-Str. 14
13127 Berlin, Germany

Phone: +49 (0)30 500 197-0

Managing Director:
Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Kienitz

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