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Title:
TACTICAL MOBILE SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2016/054243
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A system for inspection of the undercarriage of a vehicle. The system may comprise a mobile unit 10 or a stationary unit 50 configured to fit in a space below the vehicle for gathering and transmitting data, images and or recordings, of the undercarriage of the vehicle. The system comprises at least one camera 22 and preferably a plurality of cameras and at least one light source 24 and preferably a plurality of light sources mounted on a device configured to fit in the space below a vehicle without hindering the inspection of the undercarriage of the vehicle. Photoelectric lasers or laser scanning systems may also be incorporated into the device. Data gathered by the cameras and/or laser systems can be transmitted to a controller 30 and in some embodiments compared to standard data for recognition and potentially warning of an unexpected condition of the undercarriage without requiring physical human inspection.

Inventors:
RAMSEY BRENT (US)
SCHOENFELDER RAY (US)
HAIL DAVID (US)
Application Number:
PCT/US2015/053272
Publication Date:
May 26, 2016
Filing Date:
September 30, 2015
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Assignee:
RAMSEY BRENT (US)
SCHOENFELDER RAY (US)
HAIL DAVID (US)
International Classes:
G01M17/00; B60S5/00
Foreign References:
US20070030349A12007-02-08
US20030185340A12003-10-02
US20060170768A12006-08-03
Other References:
SUKUMAR SREENIVAS R. ET AL.: "Robotic three-dimensional imaging system for under-vehicle inspection.", JOURNAL OF ELECTRONIC IMAGING, vol. 15, no. 3, July 2006 (2006-07-01), XP055424498
See also references of EP 3201595A4
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
WESTMAN, Nickolas, E. et al. (Champlin & Koehler P.A.,900 Second Avenue South, Suite 140, Minneapolis MN, US)
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