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1. (WO2018140549) LINE ARRAY CAMERAS FOR A MAN OVER BOARD DETECTION SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/140549    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/015139
Publication Date: Fri Aug 03 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Jan 26 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: H04N 7/18
G06T 7/20
B63C 9/00
G08B 21/08
Applicants: CARRIER CORPORATION
Inventors: HARRIS, Peter R.
ALEXANDER, Jennifer M.
Title: LINE ARRAY CAMERAS FOR A MAN OVER BOARD DETECTION SYSTEM
Abstract:
An object detection system is provided comprising: at least one line array camera configured to capture one or more data sets within a field of view of the line array camera using a one-dimensional array of pixels within each line array camera, each data set being a one-dimensional output from the one-dimensional array of pixels at a point in time; and a control system configured to determine when an object has moved through a field of view in response to the one or more data sets and determine whether the object is a person in response to the one or more data sets; wherein the control system is configured to determine that a person has moved through a field of view in response to at least one of variations within each data set and variations between each data set.