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Combining advanced imaging processing and low cost remote imaging capabilities
Author(s): Matthew J. Rohrer; Brian McQuiddy
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Paper Abstract

Target images are very important for evaluating the situation when Unattended Ground Sensors (UGS) are deployed. These images add a significant amount of information to determine the difference between hostile and non-hostile activities, the number of targets in an area, the difference between animals and people, the movement dynamics of targets, and when specific activities of interest are taking place. The imaging capabilities of UGS systems need to provide only target activity and not images without targets in the field of view. The current UGS remote imaging systems are not optimized for target processing and are not low cost. McQ describes in this paper an architectural and technologic approach for significantly improving the processing of images to provide target information while reducing the cost of the intelligent remote imaging capability.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 April 2008
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 6963, Unattended Ground, Sea, and Air Sensor Technologies and Applications X, 69630O (23 April 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.778480
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Matthew J. Rohrer, McQ Inc. (United States)
Brian McQuiddy, McQ Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6963:
Unattended Ground, Sea, and Air Sensor Technologies and Applications X
Edward M. Carapezza, Editor(s)

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