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Panoramic security
Author(s): Pal Greguss
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Paper Abstract

A brief survey of the theoretical, physical, and psychophysical background of surveillance, the basis of security, is given, especially, in those cases when the signal carriers are electromagnetic waves. The concept of flat cylinder perspective (FCP) is introduced, allowing an undistorted 360-degree panoramic view. Technical considerations of designing such an optic, called PAL, satisfying these criteria are presented. Examples are given regarding how to use some instruments based on PAL-optic in surveillance and security related panoramic inspection tasks.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1991
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1509, Holographic Optical Security Systems, (1 October 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.47110
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Pal Greguss, Frederic Joliot-Curie National Research Institute for Radiob (Hungary)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1509:
Holographic Optical Security Systems
William F. Fagan, Editor(s)

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