NASA Spinoff Database: Cameras Improve Navigation for Pilots, Drivers

NASA Center: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Public Release Year: 2011
Reference Number: JPL-SO-181
Category: Transportation
Origin: Cameras to produce 3D images of planetary terrain to avoid landing hazards

Advanced Scientific Concepts Inc. (ASC), of Santa Barbara, California, received SBIR awards and other funding from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Johnson Space Center, and Langley Research Center to develop and refine its 3D flash LIDAR technologies for space applications. Today, ASC's NASA-derived technology is sold to assist with collision avoidance, navigation, and object tracking.

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Page Number in Published book: 66
Manufacturer: Advanced Scientific Concepts Inc.

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