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Curci S.,Climate Consulting S.r.l. | Virlan M.,Climate Consulting S.r.l. | Lavecchia C.,Galileo Avionica
EESMS 2011 - 2011 IEEE Workshop on Environmental, Energy, and Structural Monitoring Systems, Proceedings | Year: 2011

The metrological traceability of meteorological measurements has become a mandatory requirement after the signing of the CIPM* MRA [1] by the World Meteorological Organization. Starting from the traceability requirement, a network of meteorological stations located in urban areas has been designed in order to obtain measurements useful for the energy balance determination. The chance of deciding which type of sensors to use, which QC/QA procedures to take, how to configure the database without any constraints of adapting to existing stations and facilities, has also made easier the task of controlling the vast amount of real time measured data from the new meteorological network. The network, named "Climate Network", has already 12 stations working in the province of Milan; it will consist of about 80 stations throughout the country within 3-5 years. The following presentation explains the "Climate Network" design criteria and the first results of the QC/QA activities. © 2011 IEEE.

Aiazzi B.,CNR Institute of Neuroscience | Baronti S.,CNR Institute of Neuroscience | Capanni A.,Galileo Avionica | Santurri L.,CNR Institute of Neuroscience | Vitulli R.,European Space Agency
European Signal Processing Conference | Year: 2015

Recent improvements in CCD technology make hexagonal sampling attractive for such applications as remote sensing where the acquisition process is crucial to preserve image quality without introducing data transmission overheads. In the following hexagonal sampling is analyzed under general assumptions and compared with conventional rectangular sampling. The analysis takes into account both the lattice form (square, rectangular, hexagonal, regular hexagonal), and the shape of the single detector element. The hexagonal grid is not based a-priori on a regular hexagon tessellation, i.e., no constraint is made on the ratio between the sampling frequencies in the two spatial directions. © 2002 EUSIPCO.

Galileo Avionica | Date: 2007-09-18

Frequency electric generators. Electro-optical gun sights for surveillance and aiming, panoramic day-night telescopic gun sights for surveillance and aiming, multispectral panoramic telescopic sights equipped with laser for surveillance and aiming, all installed on main battle tanks or armored vehicles; computer for battlefield management; computers and electronic devices for target tracking, for signal, data and image processing, stand-alone or incorporated in electro-optical or radar sensors; computers for command and control of guns, turrets, and radar pedestals, all to be used for land, naval and avionic applications; computers and electronic devices for ballistic calculation, stand-alone or incorporated in fire control systems for land, naval and air defense applications; Infrared imagers for land, naval and avionic applications; data and image processors for electro-optical and/or infrared equipment, installed on fixed installations, onboard vehicles, ships or aircraft; computer with digital mapping and Global positioning system, GPS, consisting of computers, computer software, transmitters, receivers and network interface devices for land vehicle navigation and communication with Command and Control Centers; central processing units with radiofrequency, electro-optical and/or infrared technologies or mixed radiofrequency, electro-optical, infrared technologies used for missiles, guided bombs or projectiles; thermal sensors and electro-optical gun sights for observation, aiming and fire control, for land and naval application; thermal sensors and electro optical gun sights for anti-tank or anti-aircraft missiles aiming and guidance; infrared sensors, thermal sensors, electro-optical and laser devices for missile and weapon guidance; optical, electro-optical and infrared electro optical gun sights for individual weapons; Stabilized and gimbaled avionic thermal imagers; coastal and naval radars for very low altitude target detection and over-the-horizon surveillance; land based search, tracking and weapon-aiming radar sensors; land based meteorological radars; air surveillance radars with automatic tracking capabilities, both on fixed installations and onboard vehicles; short range battlefield surveillance radars, installed on tripod or onboard vehicles; ground surveillance and weapon-aiming radars, on fixed installations or onboard vehicles; Surface Movement Radar sensors for ground traffic control of airport runways and taxiways; surveillance, navigation and search radar for aircraft; sonar systems for helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft; radar altimeters for aircrafts; radomes; Head Up Displays for aircraft; avionic computers; laser range finders; attitude electronic sensors for space platforms; electro-optical instrumentation for Earth and planetary observation from satellites; high voltage supply regulators for microwave tubes used as radio-frequency signal amplifiers; amplifier for radio-frequency signals for space vehicles; radio frequency signal generators for space vehicles; electronic devices for drive, telemetry, control and protection of signal generators and high voltage power systems; search, tracking and weapon-aiming radar for fighter aircraft; land based meterological radars; integrated set of equipment used for aircraft navigation, weapon aiming and weapon delivery, composed of computers, LCD monitors and displays, head up displays, control panel and the operative and mission software for system management and operations; automatic test systems, namely, laboratory and transportable workstations for electronic apparatus testing based computer-controlled test instrumentation, plus mechanical and electrical interfaces and dedicated software for each testable apparatus; test environment for avionic systems, namely, laboratories with computers, interfaces, instruments and software for testing avionics on ground by simulating aircraft flight; electromagnetic test and diagnostic systems, namely, fixed and transportable laboratories with radiofrequency transmitter-receivers for analysis of electronic apparatus behaviors under strong electromagnetic fields; flight control computers for aircraft; computers, software, fuselage and wings fitted peripheral units used for monitoring and control of weapons, bombs and stores when loaded on aircraft; computers, software and peripheral units used for management and control of aircraft oxygen distribution, power distribution, emergency apparatus, engines; electro pneumatic and electronic cockpit instrumentation for aircraft and helicopters, including altimeters, compasses, fuel indicators, control panels, displays, LED indicators and push buttons, all with or without night vision goggles compatibility; computers and relevant software used for imagery and graphics generation and control for airborne video displays; active matrix LCD screen monitors for aircraft and helicopter use, with or without built-in keyboard and/or pushbuttons; aircraft carried pod containing infrared sensors and/or thermal sensors, electro-optical and laser devices for missile and weapons guidance; stabilized and gimbaled avionic laser designators and thermal imagers contained into airborne pods; high voltage supply regulators for microwave tubes used as radiofrequency signal amplifiers; devices for conversion of solar light into electrical power, namely, solar cells for power generation for space vehicles; electronic reference frequency generators for space vehicles; radar detectors, guidance electronic devices for surface or aircraft targets.. Fuzes for anti-ship missiles, sea skimming missiles and guide weapons for surface or aircraft targets.

Trimprobe S.P.A. and Galileo Avionica | Date: 2007-05-15

computer controlled radio frequency interferometer for the diagnosis of biological diseases; interferometer equipment, composed of a radio frequency source and a computer controlled receiver, for performing medical non-invasive in-vivo diagnosis of neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases.

Flamini E.,Agenzia Spaziale Italiana | Capaccioni F.,Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica Cosmica | Colangeli L.,National institute for astrophysics | Cremonese G.,National institute for astrophysics | And 33 more authors.
Planetary and Space Science | Year: 2010

The limited knowledge about the majority of the Mercury surface leaves many open questions regarding its geological evolution, the anomalously high metal/silicate ratio, the magnetic field generation and exosphere evolution. An integrated suite of instruments, Spectrometer and Imagers for MPO BepiColombo-Integrated Observatory SYStem (SIMBIO-SYS), which includes a stereo imaging system (STC), a high-resolution imager (HRIC) and a visible-near-infrared imaging spectrometer (VIHI), has been selected for the ESA BepiColombo mission to Mercury. SIMBIO-SYS will scan the hermean surface with the three channels and map the physical, morphological, tectonic and compositional properties of the entire planet. The availability of high-resolution images will unveil details of specific target at an unprecedented resolution. The main scientific objectives and performances along with technical characteristics of SIMBIO-SYS are described in this paper. © 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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