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John E Seeley, William R Vogt, Gregory L Hobson, Randal L Dunn: Site control unit for video security system. Esco Electronics Corporation, ADT Services, Polster Lieder Woodruff & Lucchesi L C, August 1, 2000: US06097429 (162 worldwide citation)

A site control unit (12) located at a premises (F) processing video images obtained from a plurality of cameras (22) located about the premises and relaying the presence of a real intrusion to a central station (CS). The site control unit has an image acquisition module (24) receiving video images f ...


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John R Wootton, Gregory L Hobson: Low false alarm rate detection for a video image processing based security alarm system. Esco Electronics Corporation, Polster Lieder Woodruff & Lucchesi LC, September 21, 1999: US05956424 (72 worldwide citation)

Apparatus (10) and a method for visually monitoring a scene and detecting motion of an intruder within the scene. A camera (C) continually views the scene and produces a representative signal. A processor (12) processes the signal and produces an image (f2) represented by the signal. This image is c ...


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John R Wootton, Gary S Waldman, Gregory L Hobson: Rejection of light intrusion false alarms in a video security system. Esco Electronics, Polster Lieder Woodruff & Lucchesi LC, August 10, 1999: US05937092 (54 worldwide citation)

This invention is a video security system (10) and a method for visually monitoring a scene and detecting motion of an intruder within the scene. A camera (C) continually views the scene and produces a representative signal. A processor (12) processes the signal and produces an image (f2) represente ...


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Gregory L Hobson, Jerry Moore, John R Wootton, James C Myers, Jeffrey J Orth: Digital video recording system. ESCO Corporation, Polster Lieder Woodruff & Lucchesi LC, October 3, 2006: US07116353 (30 worldwide citation)

A digital video recording system (10) includes a video camera (12) directed at a scene of interest to continuously view the scene and generate video images (F) of the scene. An image processor (14) is configured to compare the video image (F) with a previously established reference image (Fr) of the ...


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John R Wootton, Gary S Waldman, Gregory L Hobson: Authentication algorithms for video images. Esco Electronics Corporation, Polster Lieder Woodruff & Lucchesi LC, February 9, 1999: US05870471 (22 worldwide citation)

A method of authenticating a video image created by a camera (V) or similar video device. The image is formed into a first 2-dimensional pixel array (A1) with each pixel (p.sub.m,n) represented by a data word of a predetermined length. This formatted array is converted into a second 2-dimensional ar ...


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John R Wootton, Gary Waldman, Gregory L Hobson: Controlled interlace for TOW missiles using medium wave infrared sensor or TV sensor. Electronics & Space, Polster Lieder Woodruff & Lucchesi, July 26, 1994: US05332176 (20 worldwide citation)

Apparatus (10) is provided for detecting an object (B) such as a xenon beacon on a missile (M) located within a defined field of view (FOV). The field of view is defined by an array (A) of pixels (P). A sensor (14) includes a detector (16) which repetitively scans the field of view to detect the pre ...


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Gary S Waldman, John R Wootton, Gregory L Hobson, David L Holder: Hardware-in-the-loop tow missile system simulator. Electronics & Space, Polster Lieder Woodruff & Lucchesi, July 6, 1993: US05224860 (18 worldwide citation)

A "hardware-in-the-loop" simulator (10) for training people in the use of a missile system to teach target acquisition, missile launch, and missile guidance under simulated battlefield conditions. A battlefield environment (E) including at least one target (T) movable therewithin is created by a sim ...


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Gregory L Hobson, Kent Luetkemeyer, John R Wootton: Missile tracking, guidance and control apparatus. Electronics & Space Corporation, Polster Polster & Lucchesi, November 5, 1991: US05062586 (17 worldwide citation)

Apparatus (10) for acquiring and tracking a missile (M), and guiding it to a target (T). Beacons (18, 19) are carried on the missile to provide an indication of its location in a field of view. One beacon (18) is a xenon beacon which emits energy in a short wave-length portion of the light spectrum. ...


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John R Wootton, Gary Waldman, Gregory L Hobson: Multiple designation missile system. Electronics & Space, Polster Lieder Woodruff & Lucchesi, December 28, 1993: US05273236 (14 worldwide citation)

Apparatus (10) is provided for designating a plurality of objects (E1-E3) within a field of view (FOV) and for thereafter simultaneously tracking each of the objects. A field of view is first defined in which one or more objects may be located. A laser beam generator (12) generates a laser beam (B) ...