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  1. Gyro stabilized imaging systems for manned and unmanned systems

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    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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Security needs open numerous opportunities

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    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

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

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    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

  7. Radar video generates tactical displays

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    Mon, 1 Jan 2001

    similar to what Navy crew members would see aboard their assault ships, with various colored targets in the background. The airplanes in the video windows show the system's ability to highlight and define selected targets. The DRVDDS is a shipboard local

  8. Business Vision

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    Fri, 1 Mar 2002

    networking and integrating into systems." Surveillance cameras can be integrated into small, unmanned vehicles and placed on airplanes or on rooftops to observe people, gas plumes, or aerosols. "We're starting to see interest in near-infrared technology

  9. MS-Q hand-held imagers read directly marked symbols on aero-engine parts

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    Thu, 9 Sep 2004

    part of the "Air Transport Association SPEC 2000," manufacturers are required to mark and track each part used to assemble airplanes . Taking the lead in adopting 2-D Data Matrix as the standard method of marking its aero-engine parts, the manufacturer

  10. Existing ways yield new vision

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    Sun, 1 Oct 2000

    controllers must deal with inbound and outbound aircraft, taxiing aircraft, and illegally parked or moving vehicles and airplanes . To help traffic controllers, a surface-movement radar has been developed from a maritime design, reports contributing