Sensors

Imaging Sensors

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Three University of Arkansas researchers — electrical engineering professor Shui-Qing “Fisher” Yu, Distinguished Professor Greg Salamo, and Jin Hu, assistant...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A computational approach for action prediction can extend to machines and also promote further research in human prediction and intention sensing.
INSIDER: Software

The U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) has awarded two contracts for the Missile Track Custody Prototype effort. The effort will carry two contractors –...

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Silent Sentinel Inc., a U.K.-based surveillance company, has been selected as a provider for the US Department of Defense.
Application Briefs: Weapons Systems
Smart Shooter increases the accuracy and lethality of small arms.
INSIDER: Data Acquisition

Liquids aren’t as well behaved in space as they are on Earth. Inside a spacecraft, microgravity allows liquids to freely slosh and float about. The National Institute of Standards and Technology...

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The technology is completely autonomous, lightweight, reusable and non-pyrotechnical.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The Marine Corps will use the FLIR Centaur to assist in disarming improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
Briefs: Imaging
New weapons technology is needed to combat the proliferation of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS).
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

BAE Systems received $179 million in total awards from the U.S. Army as part of the Limited Interim Missile Warning System (LIMWS) Quick Reaction Capability (QRC) program. This...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp., is helping the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps transition from analog to digital night vision systems with...

Articles: Nanotechnology
A key building block of microwave photonics is optical frequency combs, which provide hundreds of equidistant and mutually coherent laser lines.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Active imaging systems offer the promise of significantly improved tactical performance compared to passive military systems operating in adverse ground, air, and underwater/ maritime environments. These...

Briefs: Physical Sciences

An oscillating current flowing through a coil produces an oscillating magnetic field. When an electrically conducting material like a metal is brought...

Articles: Photonics/Optics

When settling in to design a new optical device for a defense application, it is often desirable to use Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) optical components wherever possible. COTS optics offer many...

Articles: Aerospace

Compact, lightweight, and uncooled imaging sensors are fueling a revolution in intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR). They are the key enablers for a powerful new breed of...

Briefs: Physical Sciences

The Wide-Field Dynamic Range (WFDR) camera is a high-sensitivity, wide-field-of-regard sensor of importance to future military surveillance and survivability systems. It is intended to be used in harsh, noisy...

Briefs: Physical Sciences
Tightly Coupled INS, GPS, and Imaging Sensors for Precision Geolocation

To address the issue of poor georegistration performance for small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), navigation and target-location accuracy improvements achievable by tightly integrating an image-based feature-tracking algorithm with Global Positioning System (GPS) and a...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Characterization of the performance of image sensors and image sensor systems is critical to success in many defense and security applications. From image...

Briefs: Information Technology

Amethod of real-time fusion of readout data from electronic inertial and image sensors for passive navigation has been developed. By "passive navigation" is meant navigation without...

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