active tracking system

active tracking system

[′ak·tiv ′trak·iŋ ‚sis·təm]
(navigation)
A system with a transponder or transmitter on board the vehicle to repeat, transmit, or retransmit information to the tracking equipment; for example, Dovap, Secor, Azusa, Miran, and Minitrack.
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In this paper, we propose an active tracking system with sector based scanning for a single camera.
The processing flow of the proposed active tracking system is illustrated in Fig.
Moreover, the proposed method can be extended to the active tracking system with multiple PTZ cameras to increase the coverage of the surveillance system and the number of tracked targets.
Active tracking systems require a finite amount of time to zoom in each target because of target tracking and camera movement.
Active tracking systems are powered by small electric motors and require some type of control module to direct them.
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