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FLIR Systems.

FLIR Systems has improved its Enhanced Vision System (patent pending), an infrared sensor and image processing system that allows transport aircraft to safely perform approaches, landings, ground operations, takeoffs and inflight terrain monitoring in nighttime and most foggy conditions. EVS is based on a pair of staring infrared sensors whose merged image can he integrated with an aircraft's HUD guidance system or automatic landing system. One of the sensors, operating at short wave infrared wagelengths, uses proprietary computer processing to extract approach and runway lights through fog. …

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