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Technical demonstration of a prototype nighttime identification system
Author(s): Jack McCready; Errol M. Glenn; Richard N. Paolino
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Paper Abstract

This report describes the United states Coast Guard (USCG) Research and Development Center's (R&DC) development of a prototype nighttime photography system, NITE Is (nighttime investigation of telephoto equipment for identification), for use about USCG aircraft. Combining the speed and aerial coverage capability of the HU-25A with a fast, nighttime photography system would be a powerful tool in presenting case documentation again illegal activity. Furthermore, the images from this system must be capable of providing positive ID of suspect registration numbers and/or evidence quality images of suspect activity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 December 1998
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3575, Enforcement and Security Technologies, (28 December 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.334980
Show Author Affiliations
Jack McCready, U.S. Coast Guard Research & Development Ctr. (United States)
Errol M. Glenn, U.S. Coast Guard Research and Development Ctr. (United States)
Richard N. Paolino, U.S. Coast Guard Academy (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3575:
Enforcement and Security Technologies
A. Trent DePersia; John J. Pennella, Editor(s)

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