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Fourier Transform Image Tracker And Stabilizer
Author(s): Herman G. Eldering; William E. Westell
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Paper Abstract

Fourier transform techniques have been applied to measure image velocity and position. These patented techniques have been incorporated into airborne image motion compensation sensors, helicopter-borne image stabilizers, and TV trackers for tank and helicopter fire control. Microradian tracking accuracy at less than 5-percent contrast has been demonstrated with simpler and less costly hardware than required with correlation techniques.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 December 1981
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0309, Airborne Reconnaissance V, (12 December 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.932763
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Herman G. Eldering, Baird Corporation (United States)
William E. Westell, Baird Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0309:
Airborne Reconnaissance V
Robert J. Bannach, Editor(s)

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