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, Cristian Luison, Valeria Aquilanti, Valeria Aquilanti, Aldo Riccobono, Aldo Riccobono, Claudio Liberace, 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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