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High-resolution panoramic images with megapixel MWIR FPA
Author(s): Vincent Leboucher; Gilles Aubry
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Paper Abstract

In the continuity of its current strategy, HGH maintains a deep effort in developing its most recent product family: the infrared (IR) panoramic 360-degree surveillance sensors. During the last two years, HGH optimized its prototype Middle Wave IR (MWIR) panoramic sensor IR Revolution 360 HD that gave birth to Spynel-S product. Various test campaigns proved its excellent image quality. Cyclope, the software associated with Spynel, benefitted from recent image processing improvements and new functionalities such as target geolocalization, long range sensor slue to cue and facilitated forensics analysis. In the frame of the PANORAMIR project sustained by the DGA (Délégation Générale de l’Armement), HGH designed a new extra large resolution sensor including a MWIR megapixel Focal Plane Array (FPA) detector (1280×1024 pixels). This new sensor is called Spynel-X. It provides outstanding resolution 360-degree images (with more than 100 Mpixels). The mechanical frame of Spynel (-S and -X) was designed with the collaboration of an industrial design agency. Spynel got the “Observeur du Design 2013” label.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 June 2014
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 9070, Infrared Technology and Applications XL, 90700F (24 June 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2050709
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Vincent Leboucher, HGH Systèmes Infrarouges (France)
Gilles Aubry, HGH Systèmes Infrarouges (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9070:
Infrared Technology and Applications XL
Bjørn F. Andresen; Gabor F. Fulop; Charles M. Hanson; Paul R. Norton, Editor(s)

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