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HAND HELD THERMAL IMAGER [1 record]

Record 1 2002-01-29

English

Subject field(s)
  • Remote Sensing
  • Electromagnetic Radiation
  • Military Equipment
CONT

... the [hand-held thermal imager] shows a black and white TV-like silhouette of a person up to 500 meters away. The uncovered parts of a person's face and hands produce high contrast in the standard TV image and appear bright. Clothing (with less heat) is darker, a tie is much cooler and therefore darkest. In addition to a 500 meter range for people, it can see vehicles out to 1,500 meters.

Key term(s)
  • hand held thermal imager

French

Domaine(s)
  • Télédétection
  • Rayonnements électromagnétiques
  • Matériel militaire
OBS

système d'imagerie thermique portatif : Source : Revue nationale de défense nº 6/1984.

Spanish

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