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26 July 1999 AlliedSignal driver's viewer enhancement (DVE) for paramilitary and commercial applications
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AlliedSignal Driver's Viewer Enhancement (DVE) system is a thermal imager using a 320 X 240 uncooled microbolometer array. This high performance system was initially developed for military combat and tactical wheeled vehicles. It features a very small sensor head remotely mounted from the display, control and processing module. The sensor head has a modular design and is being adapted to various commercial applications such as truck and car-driving aid, using specifically designed low cost optics. Tradeoffs in the system design, system features and test results are discussed in this paper. A short video shows footage of the DVE system while driving at night.
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Michael Emanuel, Hubert Caron, Branislav Kovacevic, Marcela Faina-Cherkaoui, Leslie Wrobel, and Gilles Turcotte "AlliedSignal driver's viewer enhancement (DVE) for paramilitary and commercial applications", Proc. SPIE 3698, Infrared Technology and Applications XXV, (26 July 1999); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.354518
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