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Lidar imaging with on-the-fly adaptable spatial resolution
Author(s): J. Riu; S. Royo
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Paper Abstract

We present our work in the design and construction of a novel type of lidar device capable of measuring 3D range images with an spatial resolution which can be reconfigured through an on-the-fly configuration approach, adjustable by software and on the image area, and which can reach the 2Mpixel value. A double-patented novel concept of scanning system enables to change dynamically the image resolution depending on external information provided by the image captured in a previous cycle or on other sensors like greyscale or hyperspectral 2D imagers. A prototype of an imaging lidar system which can modify its spatial resolution on demand from one image to the next according to the target nature and state has been developed, and indoor and outdoor sample images showing its performance are presented. Applications in object detection, tracking and identification through a real-time adaptable scanning system for each situation and target behaviour are currently being pursued in different areas.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 October 2013
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 8897, Electro-Optical Remote Sensing, Photonic Technologies, and Applications VII; and Military Applications in Hyperspectral Imaging and High Spatial Resolution Sensing, 88970N (15 October 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2033931
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J. Riu, Univ. Politècnica de Catalunya (Spain)
S. Royo, Univ. Politècnica de Catalunya (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8897:
Electro-Optical Remote Sensing, Photonic Technologies, and Applications VII; and Military Applications in Hyperspectral Imaging and High Spatial Resolution Sensing
Gary W. Kamerman; Gary J. Bishop; John D. Gonglewski; Ove K. Steinvall, Editor(s)

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