On Designing a SWIR Multi-Wavelength Facial-Based Acquisition System

@inproceedings{Bourlai2012OnDA,
  title={On Designing a SWIR Multi-Wavelength Facial-Based Acquisition System},
  author={Thirimachos Bourlai and Neeru Narang and Bojan Cukic},
  year={2012}
}
In harsh environmental conditions characterized by unfavorable lighting and pronounced shadows, human recognition based on Short-Wave Infrared (0.9-1.7 microns) images may be advantageous. SWIR imagery (i) is more tolerant to low levels of obscurants like fog and smoke; (ii) the active illumination source can be eye-safe and (iii) the active illumination… CONTINUE READING