For those who are into all things DIY, Rawson is making this an open source project and says that it would cost $150 to assemble. In the meantime, the 36 year old inventor has entered the thermal imaging camera in the Jack Daniel's Independence Project Contest. The application was a video which you can view below. While we're sure that Andy would like to make some money on the whole thing, he says he has the loftier goal of making them and selling them so that others can save energy and money.
This is certainly one of the most unusual applications we've seen built for a smartphone, and there probably is a decent sized market for it.
source: Instructables via Gizmodo