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Comparison of radar and infrared distance sensors for intelligent cruise control systems
Author(s): Alfred Hoess; Werner Hosp; Hans Rauner
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, infrared distance sensors are compared regarding technology, environmental, and practical aspects. Different methods for obtaining lateral resolution and covering the required detection range are presented for both sensor technologies. Possible positions for sensor installation at the test vehicle have been tested. Experimental results regarding cleaning devices and other environmental problems are presented. Finally, future aspects, e.g. speed over ground measurements or technological steps are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 September 1995
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2511, Law Enforcement Technologies: Identification Technologies and Traffic Safety, (15 September 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.219596
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Alfred Hoess, Siemens AG (Germany)
Werner Hosp, Siemens AG (Germany)
Hans Rauner, Siemens AG (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2511:
Law Enforcement Technologies: Identification Technologies and Traffic Safety
Bernard Dubuisson; Geoffrey L. Harding, Editor(s)

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