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  • Vol. 80, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2013
  • pp: 349–354

Modelling and experimental verification of the functional parameters of a binocular stereoscopic thermal viewer

A. S. Rafailovich  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of Optical Technology, Vol. 80, Issue 6, pp. 349-354 (2013)

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This paper shows that the probability of detecting an object with a stereobinocular thermal viewer (ThV) is higher than with a pseudobinocular viewer. It can be assumed that the most efficient way to use stereobinocular devices is to search for and observe various objects. Results are given for the modelling of a stereoscopic thermal-vision image, and studies of prototypes of the main functional units of a stereoscopic ThV in a portable implementation with a mass of up to 3.5 kg are also described.

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OCIS Codes
(110.6820) Imaging systems : Thermal imaging
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition
(330.1400) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision - binocular and stereopsis

Original Manuscript: March 7, 2013
Published: June 18, 2013

A. S. Rafailovich, "Modelling and experimental verification of the functional parameters of a binocular stereoscopic thermal viewer," J. Opt. Technol. 80, 349-354 (2013)

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