Empiric is a private company which emerged in 2010 as a spin-off of Photonics Engineering Group of the University of Cantabria driven by extensive experience in Microelectronics and Infrared Thermography. Empiric develops value-added products for specific applications through their own intelligent thermal imagers. Empiric technology is known for its ability to provide high performance in image processing in real time. Empiric is working on material inspection NDT in aerospace and wind, weld inspection in nuclear and mechanical engineering, and quality control on production lines. In the field of intelligent cities develops sensors measuring road traffic and light pollution.