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  1. February 2014 snapshots: 3D scanners help create Cadillac, computer vision algorithms, robots discover new species

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 12 Feb 2014

    Recognition, Lee and his students describe how they fed the algorithm four image datasets from CalTech (motorbikes, faces, airplanes , and cars), and found 100% accurate recognition on each dataset. When testing the algorithm on a dataset of fish images

  2. January 2014 snapshots: 3D imaging, UAVs, medical imaging, aerospace imaging

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 14 Jan 2014

    the researchers can extract trees and other objects from the images, providing high-resolution images for analysis. Airplanes equipped with lidar scan the terrain and the scans are then compiled into 3D models that recreate the structure of the flow

  3. Gyro stabilized imaging systems for manned and unmanned systems

    Online Articles

    Tue, 30 Apr 2013

    eyesafe laser rangefinder. Both systems are designed for use with small unmanned aircraft systems and on piloted, fixed-wing airplanes , blimps, ground, and surface vehicles. To Learn More: Contact: HoodTech Headquarters: Hood River, Ore., United States

  4. Konica Minolta Optics acquires Instrument Systems

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    Wed, 12 Dec 2012

    developed a new type of paint made with carbon nanotubes that could be used to help detect strain in buildings, bridges and airplanes . 2. Handheld tool keeps an eye on color measurement A New York City-based company that designs office products such as

  5. Composite fires captured by thermal camera

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    Mon, 19 Dec 2011

    aeronautical industry, where it is essential to know what effects fire might have on the composite materials that are used in airplanes . The advantage of the method is that it can be performed without any direct contact with the material and under severe conditions

  6. Drones' good flies hand in hand with bad, experts fear

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    Tue, 10 Jul 2012

    inflated. The same potential for abuse exists for other aircraft, from ultralights to helicopters and small fixed-wing airplanes , said Paul Nelepovitz, Arizona chapter president of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, an industry

  7. Security needs open numerous opportunities

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Jun 2007

    necessary precondition in the progression to impart higher cognitive capabilities to machine-vision systems. After all, airplanes don’t have to flap their wings to create lift. But I do think that there are several applications in the machine-vision

  8. DALSA expands aerospace imaging capabilities with multispectral, hyperspectral, and ultra-high resolution sensors

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    Wed, 21 Jul 2010

    and provide solutions on a cost effective and timely basis. As most multispectral sensors are deployed aboard satellites or airplanes , DALSA has developed techniques to allow these sensors to withstand the extreme harshness of these environments, including

  9. Sofradir IR detector, Scorpio, wins design-in at Thales Land and Joint Systems

    Online Articles

    Wed, 9 Jun 2004

    stable despite being on board erratically moving craft such as airplanes , helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), tanks ..... resolution imagery in UAVs, light helicopters, surveillance airplanes , marine vessels, and applications in law enforcement, day

  10. Collaboration produces hyperspectral multi-sensor aircraft

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    Tue, 17 Jun 2014

    spectral region. In the project, SPECIM’s AisaFENIX full spectrum imager was integrated onto a DA42 MPP special mission airplane from Diamond Aircraft. The AisaFENIX imager is a compact hyperspectral camera that captures data over visible and near infrared

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