AUTOMATED MINIMUM RESOLVABLE DELTA TEMPERATURE (MRT) TEST DEVELOPMENT

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Army
Amount:
$49,948.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N/A
Agency Tracking Number:
5713
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Dcs Corp
1055 N Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA, 22314
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 RICHARD T FLAHERTY
 (703) 683-8430
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
SEVERAL TESTS CAN BE PERFORMED ON THERMAL IMAGING SYSTEMS TO DETERMINE PERFORMANCE. MINIMUM RESOLVABLE TEMPERATURE DIFFERENCE, MRT, IS THE MOST WIDELY USED SPECIFICATION PARAMETER AND A BASIC INGREDIENT IN THE PREDICTION OF TARGET ACQUISITION CAPABILITIES OF THE SYSTEM. CURRENT METHODS TO MEASURE MRT FOR A THERMAL IMAGING SYSTEM RELY HEAVILY ON THE SUBJECTIVE NATURE OF A HUMAN OBSERVER. AS THE USE OF THERMAL IMAGING SYSTEMS INCREASES, SO DOES THE NEED TO PROVIDE A COST EFFECTIVE, SIMPLE, AND ACCURATE METHOD TO RELATE SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS TO FIELD PERFORMANCE. DCS CORPORATION PROPOSES TO PROVIDE AN OBJECTIVE TEST METHOD TO MEASURE MRT.

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