29 May 2014 NVLabCAP: an NVESD-developed software tool to determine EO system performance
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Engineers at the US Army Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate have recently developed a software package called NVLabCap. This software not only captures sequential frames from thermal and visible sensors, but it also can perform measurements of signal intensity transfer function, 3-dimensional noise, field of view, super-resolved modulation transfer function, and image bore sight. Additionally, this software package, along with a set of commonly known inputs for a given thermal imaging sensor, can be used to automatically create an NV-IPM element for that measured system. This model data can be used to determine if a sensor under test is within certain tolerances, and this model can be used to objectively quantify measured versus given system performance.
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Stephen D. Burks, Stephen D. Burks, Joshua M. Doe, Joshua M. Doe, David P. Haefner, David P. Haefner, Brian P. Teaney, Brian P. Teaney, } "NVLabCAP: an NVESD-developed software tool to determine EO system performance", Proc. SPIE 9071, Infrared Imaging Systems: Design, Analysis, Modeling, and Testing XXV, 90710X (29 May 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2053582; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2053582
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