active illumination

active illumination

[′ak·tiv ə‚lüm·ə′nā·shən]
(engineering)
Lighting whose direction, intensity, and pattern are controlled by commands or signals.
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Unlike the active illumination of Lidar and radar systems, camera systems are passive and to detect objects at night requires very detailed low light sensors.
Now the Mepro MOR offers both passive and active illumination and two aligned targeting lasers, one infrared for use with night vision gear and one visible.
Most modern systems are not without active illumination systems.
Vumii has expanded its active illumination technology products to now fit both long range and short/medium range requirements for most border and perimeter security environments.
Session 1 - New Classes of Intelligent Materials Tony Morse, Director of Marketing, afe Lites LLC speaks on the topic of Integrating Glow Skin Active Illumination Systems into Apparel.
Daylight's technology also provides solutions to a host of advanced applications in both the commercial and defense markets, including breath analysis, fugitive gas leak detection, atmospheric pollution monitoring, active illumination, remote sensing, and LADAR.
Continuous wave laser systems use active illumination to easily pick up any type of target while thermal imaging systems rely on heat emitted by the target," said Vumii CEO Randall Foster.
NoblePeak Vision's business plan entry was for its revolutionary TriWave(TM) technology based video surveillance camera cores and components, featuring breakthrough night vision performance without the need for active illumination.
The device, patented under the name FireLidar, is meant to augment firefighting tools such as thermal imagers using an active illumination system.