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Signal processor for space-based visible sensing
Author(s): James C. Anderson; George S. Downs; Pierre C. Trepagnier
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Paper Abstract

An overview of the signal processor for the Space-Based Visible sensor system is presented. This signal processor, based on a 20 MHz Motorola DSP56001, places significant processing power into a satellite environment. The signal processor hardware and its real-time executive and applications software are briefly described. Typical performance figures are given, based on scenes taken by a ground-based telescope and processed by prototype hardware and software.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1991
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 1479, Surveillance Technologies, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.44523
Show Author Affiliations
James C. Anderson, Lincoln Lab./MIT (United States)
George S. Downs, Lincoln Lab./MIT (United States)
Pierre C. Trepagnier, Lincoln Lab./MIT (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1479:
Surveillance Technologies
Sankaran Gowrinathan; Raymond J. Mataloni; Stanley J. Schwartz, Editor(s)

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