The CORE Monitor provides a high definition view of the information captured by CORE cameras through the use of either a wired or wireless 5 GHz encrypted video signal. The CORE Monitor features a 1280x720p HD 5" display screen built of Corning Gorilla Glass for added viewability in bright conditions as well as durability. The CORE Monitor provides for remote camera view control at the touch of a single button to toggle between HD and thermal views. Additionally, the CORE Monitor can remotely control the camera's external illumination via a rotary wheel. The CORE Monitor can be wrist mounted using a secure strap or used as a handheld monitor.