3 April 1997 Digital video data archive for crash test systems
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Proceedings Volume 3028, Real-Time Imaging II; (1997); doi: 10.1117/12.270346
Event: Electronic Imaging '97, 1997, San Jose, CA, United States
Abstract
Kayser-Threde has been invested many years in developing technology used in crash testing, data acquisition and test data archiving. Since 1976 the department Measurement Systems has ben supplying European car manufacturers and test houses with ruggedized on-board data acquisition units for use in safety tests according to SAE J 211. The integration of on-board high-speed digital cameras has completed the data acquisition unit. Stationary high-speed cameras for external observation are also included in the controlling and acquisition system of the crash test site. The occupation of Kayser-Threde's department High Speed Data Systems is the design and integration of computerized data flow systems under real-time conditions. The special circumstances of crash test applications are taken into account for data acquisition, mass storage and data distribution. The two fundamental components of the video data archiving systems are, firstly, the recording of digital high-speed images as well as digital test data and secondly, an organized filing in mass archiving systems with the capability of near on-line access. In combination with sophisticated and reliable hardware components Kayser-Threde is able to deliver high performance digital data archives with storage capacities of up to 2600 TeraBytes.
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Christian Hock, "Digital video data archive for crash test systems", Proc. SPIE 3028, Real-Time Imaging II, (3 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.270346; http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.270346
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Data archive systems

Cameras

Data acquisition

Data storage

Video

Digital video recorders

Computing systems

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