Accession Number:

ADA043572

Title:

Automated Image Enhancement Techniques for Second Generation FLIR.

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept.

Corporate Author:

HONEYWELL RADIATION CENTER LEXINGTON MASS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

169.0

Abstract:

This document reports on automated image enhancement techniques for second generation forward looking infrared systems. Section 2 covers the primary image processing functions in a second generation FLIR for the derivation of a video signal, free of artifacts, from the detector array. Section 3 deals with interframe processing. It is shown how successive frames of moving FLIR video may be put into registration--making possible any of a number of useful interframe processing functions. Auto-focus is covered in Section 4. The various factors which can cause a FLIR to be defocused are discussed. In Section 5 two approaches to the problem of contrast enhancement are presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Optical Detection and Detectors
  • Infrared Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE