The goal of this project was to construct a proof-of-concept visible two channel (optional visible + long wave infrared multispectral) camera proof of concept to be tested at the Port of Anchorage. The proof-of-concept was to be constructed using all off-the-shelf hardware components and used to form a baseline of comparison for the longer term Computational Photometer (“Smart-Cam”) for a longer term goal of the research, for Arctic operations with drop-in-place multi-spectral and stereo vision cameras. From the proof-of-concept it was expected that challenges of long term battery operations, drop-in-place packaging for Arctic environments, and power efficiency and methods to recharge can be better understood for follow-on phases. Potential uses were for oil detection under ice in an AUV and tracking and detecting vessels, animals, and people in fog and ice environments typical of the Arctic.
Image and Information Fusion Experiments with a Software-Defined Multi-Spectral Imaging System for Aviation and Marine Sensor Networks
AIAA SciTech 2017 [program], Grapevine, Texas, January 2017
By: Siewert S., M. Vis, R. Claus, R. Krishnamurthy, S. B. Singh, A. K. Singh, S. Gunasekaran
Low Cost, High Performance and Efficiency Computational Photometer Design
SPIE Sensing Technology and Applications, SPIE Proceedings, Volume 9121, Baltimore, Maryland, May 2014
By: Siewert S., J. Shihadeh, Randall Myers, Jay Khandhar, Vitaly Ivanov
Dr. Kenrick Mock