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WEAPON IMAGE SEEDING FOR TEST OF X-RAY BAGGAGE INSPECTION

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Transportation
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
6906
Program Year/Program:
1987 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
6906
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Tau Corp
485 Alberto Way Los Gatos, CA 95032
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1987
Title: WEAPON IMAGE SEEDING FOR TEST OF X-RAY BAGGAGE INSPECTION
Agency: DOT
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $50,000.00
 

Abstract:

THE PROPOSED COMPUTER-BASED SYSTEM TO SUPERIMPOSE THE IMAGE OF THREAT WEAPONS ONTO THE X-RAY PROJECTION IMAGE OF HAND BAGGAGE IS BASED ON (1) MODELING OF X-RAY PROJECTION IMAGES OF SELECTED THREAT WEAPONS IN A VARIETY OF ROTATIONAL POSITIONS. (2) COMPUTER DETECTION AND TRACKING OF REAL-TIMEMOVING X-RAY IMAGES OF SCANNED HAND BAGGAGE. (3) COMPUTER IDENTIFICATION OF APPROPRIATE PLACEMENT OF SIMULATED THREAT WEAPON PROJECTION IMAGES WITHIN THE REAL-TIME MOVING X-RAY IMAGE OF THE HAND BAGGAGE, AND (4) SUPER IMPOSITION OFTHE SIMULATED PROJECTION IMAGE OF THE THREAT WEAPON ONTO THEMOVING REAL-TIME X-RAY IMAGE OF THE HAND BAGGAGE USING SUBTRACTIVE SUPERIMPOSITION. THE SYSTEM WILL BE DESIGNED FOR IMPLEMENTATION USING LOW COST, OFF THE SHELF MICROCOMPUTER AND IMAGE PROCESSING HARDWARE AS WELL AS USINGEXISTING IMAGE PROCESSING, PATTERN RECOGNITION, AND OBJECT TRACKING SOFTWARE MODULES.

Principal Investigator:

Dr stanley hack

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Tau Corp
485 Alberto Way Bldg D Los Gatos, CA 95030

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No