Friday, September 28, 2018

This AI Learned To See In The Dark






The paper "Learning to See in the Dark" and its source code is available here:






Thermal polarimetric imaging.





Researchers demonstrate an example of human identification using conventional and polarimetric thermal cameras. The thermal polarimetric image allows for fine facial details to emerge, researchers said. (U.S. Army Photo)



"Researchers have known for about 30 years that man-made objects emit thermal radiation that is partially polarized, for example, trucks, aircraft, buildings, vehicles, etc., and that natural objects like grass, soil, trees and bushes tend to emit thermal radiation that exhibits very little polarization," Gurton said. "We have been developing, with the help of the private sector, a special type of thermal camera that can record imagery that is based solely on the polarization state of the light rather than the intensity. This additional polarimetric information will allow Soldiers to see hidden objects that were previously not visible when using conventional thermal cameras."

"Prior to our research at ARL, the only way to view humans at night was to use conventional thermal imaging," Gurton said. "Unfortunately, such imagery is plagued by a "ghosting" effect in which detailed facial features required for human identification are lost. However, when polarization information is included in the thermal image, i.e., a thermal polarimetric image, fine facial details emerge, which allows facial recognition algorithms to be applied."

https://www.arl.army.mil/www/default.cfm?article=3292


Monday, September 17, 2018

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Saturday, August 11, 2018

Machine vision camera

http://jevois.org/


About JeVois

Open-source machine vision finally ready for prime-time in all your projects!
JeVois = video sensor + quad-core CPU + USB video + serial port, all in a tiny, self-contained package (28 cc or 1.7 cubic inches, 17 grams or 0.6 oz). Insert a microSD card loaded with the provided open-source computer vision algorithms (including OpenCV 3.4.2, TensorFlow, Caffe, Darknet, and many others), connect to your desktop, laptop, and/or Arduino, and give your projects the sense of sight immediately.


Monday, July 30, 2018

1950 HOW TELEVISION BENEFITS YOUR CHILDREN




Television Newspaper & Intramural Television - Scoops magazine UK (1934/1935)

Television Newspaper:  Can it be Done? syndicated comic, Scoops magazine UK (1934/1935)


Sunday, July 29, 2018

My Notes on TV from 2011, Evolution of Television. Future TV.



The Price of a Television has remained relatively constant






Even High End Televisions are oddly unchanged over a 70 year span!





We have added new capabilities, 3D, 4K, vast improvements in color and image quality


But where are we going ?









Of all the screens we have, we can tolerate much longer viewing times on a TV than any other device.



Below are some thoughts on the Content Ecosystem.







John Sokol shared “Lambert Castle Museum, Passaic County Historical Society Library, Video Related items” with you




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