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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An active tracking system is required to track many objects at least once while they dynamically move around a surveillance area.
Therefore, an efficient and accurate active tracking system is required to maximize the zooming level for fast moving objects and/or slow camera movement.
In this paper, we propose an active tracking system with sector based scanning for a single camera.
An active tracking system observes the surveillance region and detects targets at the normal state.
The processing flow of the proposed active tracking system is illustrated in Fig.
The paper presents the single PTZ camera based active tracking system with the sector based scanning.
AirFiber's patent-pending active tracking system maintains beam alignment to adjust for building or site movement while improving link distances and signal quality.
Northrop Grumman will use Ryder's Supply Chain Active Tracking System (SCATS) to track supplier shipments from time of pickup through final delivery to the Northrop Grumman location.
Both fixed tilt and active tracking systems yield more energy from solar panels by titling the modules toward the sun's arc based on a location's optimal energy tilt angle.
Unlike active tracking systems which can require manual data entry by staff to update the status of patient location and care, passive tracking uses badges worn by patients and staff to track the location and care status of patients and the location of medical equipment in real time with no data entry required.