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Title: Sensors and methods for monitoring flying objects

Abstract

Described herein are sensing methods, sensor systems, and non-transitory, computer-readable, storage media having programs for long-duration, continuous monitoring of flying objects during the day or the night and regardless of weather conditions. The methods and systems are computationally efficient and can provide compact, three-dimensional representations of motion from the observed object. A 3D track of the flying object can be generated from a point-matched pair of stereo composite motion track images and not directly from the videos, wherein each composite motion track image is based on a composite of a plurality of video frames composited in part according to video frame numbers.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1771717
Patent Number(s):
10861172
Application Number:
16/203,115
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H04 - ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE H04N - PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
G - PHYSICS G06 - COMPUTING G06K - RECOGNITION OF DATA
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 11/28/2018
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Matzner, Shari. Sensors and methods for monitoring flying objects. United States: N. p., 2020. Web.
Matzner, Shari. Sensors and methods for monitoring flying objects. United States.
Matzner, Shari. Tue . "Sensors and methods for monitoring flying objects". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1771717.
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abstractNote = {Described herein are sensing methods, sensor systems, and non-transitory, computer-readable, storage media having programs for long-duration, continuous monitoring of flying objects during the day or the night and regardless of weather conditions. The methods and systems are computationally efficient and can provide compact, three-dimensional representations of motion from the observed object. A 3D track of the flying object can be generated from a point-matched pair of stereo composite motion track images and not directly from the videos, wherein each composite motion track image is based on a composite of a plurality of video frames composited in part according to video frame numbers.},
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year = {2020},
month = {12}
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