06538820 is referenced by 46 patents.
A night vision system
is provided for detecting objects at relatively low visible light levels. The system
includes an infrared light source
. The system
further includes a thin sheet optical element
extending along a first axis
receiving light from the infrared light source
and reflecting the light generally in a first direction. Finally, the system
includes an infrared camera for receiving the light reflected off objects in the environment and generating a video signal responsive to the received light.