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Hinted SWIR Sensor Fusion

Photonics.com
Apr 2010
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PRINCETON, N.J., April 9, 2010 — Sensors Unlimited Inc., part of Goodrich ISR Systems, has announced a sensor fusion imaging engine that incorporates compact, uncooled and lightweight short-wavelength infrared (SWIR) sensors based on indium gallium arsenide technology. The image fusion, called Hinted SWIR, is shortwave IR imagery overlaid in real time with colorized thermal hints.

It maximizes target detection and recognition by combining short- and long-wavelength infrared (LWIR) wavelengths.

The SWIR sensor provides rich background details, while the thermal hints highlight scene features of interest in a comprehensive, information-rich image. SWIR imaging also allows soldiers to see through battlefield obscurants, to see in very low light conditions, and to see all the lights and lasers on the battlefield.

The long-wavelength infrared microbolometer sensor offers the ability to see human activity via thermal emissions. By combining these two imaging capabilities, the Hinted SWIR technology delivers fused imagery with fine detail and maximum information in an easy-to-understand format. Image fusion provides low-light-level-illuminated scene details from the SWIR sensors which form a good contextual background for thermally active target details, such as humans and vehicles, which are best detected with the LWIR sensors.


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