Automated Image Enhancement Techniques for Second Generation FLIR.
HONEYWELL RADIATION CENTER LEXINGTON MASS
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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.
- Optical Detection and Detectors
- Infrared Detection and Detectors