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Hardware Systems Design Of An Airborne Video Bandwidth Compressor
Author(s): P. Whiteman; P. Beckwith; F. Couey; D. Bistarkey; L. Chan
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Paper Abstract

A simple, low-cost video bandwidth compressor has been developed. The design provides for interface to both interlaced and non-interlaced TV and FLIR sensors. Data rate reduction is obtained through the use of several methods including the hybrid DCT/DPCM algorithm, frame rate reduction, resolution reduction, and image truncation. The overall data rate reduction is up to 1000:1 and the picture quality is in excess of 36db at 2 bits per pixel.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 December 1981
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 0309, Airborne Reconnaissance V, (12 December 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.932765
Show Author Affiliations
P. Whiteman, Harris Corporation (United States)
P. Beckwith, Harris Corporation (United States)
F. Couey, Harris Corporation (United States)
D. Bistarkey, Harris Corporation (United States)
L. Chan, Harris Corporation (United States)


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

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