Ben Hansen of SyFy’s Fact or Faked

Ben is most well-known as a television host and the lead investigator of SyFy channel’s Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files. Ben lectures and appears at conferences across the country. This official website provides the latest info on where Ben will be appearing and how to hire him for an event, lecture, firearms training, aerial RC filming, or TV hosting project.

Use this website to learn all about Ben, his current projects, where you can meet him, his businesses, photos, videos, and much more!

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Night vision and thermal technology are commonly used in the military, law enforcement, rescue, paranormal, cryptid, and ufology investigations, film, and TV series such as SyFy’s Fact or Faked. One of Ben’s interests has been centered on finding new technologies for capturing better photo and video evidence in complete or near darkness. Historically, night optic technologies have been developed for surveillance and observation application, but not for recording. In 2012, Ben met up with Night Optics USA, a company owned by the well-known Bushnell Outdoor Products. After purchasing a night vision monocular from Night Optics, the company asked Ben if he would be interested in working alongside them as a spokesperson and product dealer. The new venture made perfect sense because of Ben’s experience and familiarity with the needs of all segments of Night Optic’s wide customer base. Forming a partnership with his hero and father “Doc”, Night Vision Ops opened for business in January 2013. Doc is the logistical genius behind their TV production company, Hypocenter Productions. You’ll also occasionally find him filling night vision orders when Ben is on the road.