short-range radar


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short-range radar

[′shȯrt ¦rānj ′rā‚där]
(engineering)
Radar whose maximum line-of-sight range, for a reflecting target having 1 square meter of area perpendicular to the beam, is between 50 and 150 miles (80 and 240 kilometers).
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Use of short-range radars represents the first application of ultra wideband technology on a European scale.
Since all radio frequency bands are in use, it was necessary to open an existing band for short-range radars already used by other important services (mobile telephony, meteorological satellites, police radars,.
The combined product offering includes a range of market-leading 77 GHz transceivers for long, mid, and short-range radar applications, scalable from entry levels to premium vehicles, as well as high-performance radar signal processors and MCUs.
Visteon's "side object warning system" also uses short-range radar sensors, located in key areas of the vehicle's exterior to detect and warn drivers of objects within the detection zone on the side of the vehicle, in an adjacent lane, while its "lane change aid" warns drivers if another vehicle is in the way during turns and lane changes.
It works when the vehicle is in Reverse, and uses one left and one right short-range radar that monitor up to 65 feet to the left and right.
The system is made up of 47 unmanned long- and short-range radar stations that expand from Labrador to Alaska.
The North Warning System is made up of 47 unmanned long and short-range radar stations that extend across the North from Labrador to Alaska and has substituted the DEW Line (Distant Early Warning line) in 1985.
The new Blind Spot Assist system is activated at speeds of 30 km/h or more and uses four short-range radar sensors.
For more minute adjustments, autonomous vehicles rely on a host of other sensors, including short-range radars, proximity sensors and more to form the basis of autonomous elements like advanced collision detection systems, pedestrian alerts and obstacle detection.
ProxGuard uses long- and short-range radars and video to detect objects in close proximity.
HELLA and M/A COM present 24 GHz short-range radars with a simple mono-pulse structure.

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