Urban Unattended Ground Sensor
For urban areas, the Urban-Unattended Ground Sensors (U-UGS) is used as a surveillance tool during building clearing operations, and in caves, sewers, tunnels, and other confined spaces. Textron Defense Systems, along with Honeywell, designed these wireless, hand emplaced system of sensors to be lightweight and low cost. The U-UGS network is capable of taking field-of-view images of intruders in all light conditions and transmits images to the FCS Network where immediate recognition of human intruders should be achieved or by using the motion detecter sensors only when imaging is not needed, only motion detection
The proposed U-UGS sensors are made up of the following:
- The Gateway bridges U-UGS sensor field to the FCS network and relays motion alarm and image data. It's capable to be monitored locally by a soldier or remotely through a FCS Network enabled modulevehicle.
- The Intrusion node is a motion sensor that detects movement and is able to tell the difference between animal and human beings.
- The Imager node is a combination of motion sensor and all light condition capable imager camera in order to make pictorial identification easier.
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