4 June 2013 An innovative algorithm for panoramic representation in observation systems
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This document presents the study and test carried out for the development of an innovative algorithm designed to create a panoramic representation of the scene scanned by observation systems operating with passive sensors. The purpose of the algorithm is to represent 360° of scene using staring sensors mounted on stabilized or semi-stabilized platforms, without requirements on video output, both in terms of the transmission format and in terms of frame rate. The algorithm is real-time and does not require step-and-stare technique or special systems to scan the scene. The architecture of the algorithm requires a very low computational cost for the electronics contained in a Multi-Functional Display (MDP) used in defense applications. The algorithm has been implemented and tested on the JANUS NAVAL system, where the results were very satisfactory. Today, a patent is pendent.
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Cristian Luison, Valeria Aquilanti, Aldo Riccobono, Claudio Liberace, "An innovative algorithm for panoramic representation in observation systems", Proc. SPIE 8736, Display Technologies and Applications for Defense, Security, and Avionics VII, 873606 (4 June 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2014898; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2014898
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