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Title: INSENS sensor system

This paper describes an unattended ground sensor system that has been developed for the immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). The system, known as INSENS, was developed at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for use by the United States Border Patrol. This system assists in the detection of illegal entry of aliens and contraband (illegal drugs, etc.) into the United States along its land borders. Key to the system is its flexible modular design which allows future software and hardware enhancements to the system without altering the fundamental architecture of the system. Elements of the system include a sensor system capable of processing signals from multiple directional probes, a repeater system, and a handheld monitor system. Seismic, passive infrared (PIR), and magnetic probes are currently supported. The design of the INSENS system elements and their performance are described.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
10192467
Report Number(s):
UCRL-JC--113574; CONF-9311108--2
ON: DE94002223
DOE Contract Number:
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Tactical technologies and wide area surveillance international symposium,Arlington, VA (United States),2-5 Nov 1993; Other Information: PBD: 29 Sep 1993
Research Org:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
Department of Justice, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; INTRUSION DETECTION SYSTEMS; DESIGN; HUMAN INTRUSION; SEISMIC DETECTION; INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY; MAGNETIC PROBES; DATA ACQUISITION SYSTEMS; MONITORING 420200; FACILITIES, EQUIPMENT, AND TECHNIQUES