15:09 uur 09-06-2016

FUSIONSIGHT®: BERTIN lanceert ‘s werelds eerste nachtkijker met intelligente fusie voor signalering gevaar en doelwit

MONTIGNY-LE-BRETONNEUX, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)– BERTIN , een merk van CNIM Group, presenteert met blijdschap zijn nieuwe nachtkijker FusionSight® op Eurosatory 2016, dat van 13 tot 17 juni plaatsvindt in Parijs, in Frankrijk. FusionSight, dat in samenwerking met PHOTONIS is ontwikkeld, is ‘s werelds eerste compacte monoculaire nachtkijker die een kleurensensor voor weinig licht combineert met een thermale beeldsensor. Bij een combinatie verbeteren de sensoren de waarneming van de omgeving. De nachtkijker biedt gebruikers bovendien de keuze tussen een thermaal beeld, optische kleurenbeelden of een samengevoegde weergave van thermale en gekleurde, optische beelden. Het is tevens mogelijk deze beelden op te slaan.


FUSIONSIGHT®: BERTIN Launches the World-First Digital Night Vision Device Providing Smart Fusion for Threat and Target Accurate Detection


MONTIGNY-LE-BRETONNEUX, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)– BERTIN , a brand of CNIM Group , is pleased to present its new FusionSight® Night Vision Device during Eurosatory 2016, held from June 13 to 17 in Paris, France. Developed in partnership with PHOTONIS , FusionSight ® is the world-first compact monocular that combines a colour low light sensor with a thermal image sensor. When combined, these sensors enhance situational awareness and provide users with the option of using a thermal image, colour optical image or a fused thermal and full colour image, that can also be recorded.

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Infantry commanders and special forces require reliable and easy-to-use devices that are highly efficient in the field during night operations, when facing hidden or camouflaged enemies. FusionSight ® assists by drastically enhancing the detection, recognition and identification (DRI) capability, making it a key device for Police and Homeland Security to quickly investigate or for long-term surveillance.

Even under limited visibility and low light conditions, FusionSight ® provides substantial visual support for search and rescue missions, locating missing persons and casualties. The combined view of thermal and colour imaging is especially critical in urban environments or structures that provide little ambient light and have multiple barriers behind which a potential threat can conceal themselves.

FusionSight ®’s assets include:

• All-in-one device with 3 viewing modes: color low light, thermal and smart fusion

• Night & day threat & camouflage detection (ranging up to 3 km)

• Ergonomic design inspired by user’s needs

• Image recording & HD video output for proof collection

Project partner PHOTONIS provided their Kameleon Colour Image Sensor for the FusionSight ®. The sensor uses a Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) similar to mobile phones, which in itself, cannot distinguish colours. To identify colour, a patented innovation allows two raw images and a reconstruction algorithm to reproduce the final image in colour, in real time.

The FusionSight ® project is part of a Night Vision Technology Innovation alliance, between BERTIN, PHOTONIS and OPTSYS., in line with the decision by the French Direction Générale de l’Armement ( DGA – French M.O.D.) and Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES) to support the French Optronics industry and to define a joint R&D roadmap.



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