What is Electromagnetic Radiation?

Glossary Definition

Electromagnetic Radiation is waves of electromagnetic energy that travel through space. Some examples of electromagnetic radiation include radio waves, WiFi, microwaves, radiant heat, visible light, ultraviolet, x‑rays and gamma rays.

By detecting specific wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation we can create images that can be used to suit many different surveillance needs. For more information, see our Multi-Sensor Systems Explained page.