Monday, October 14, 2019

Imec Hyperspectral Camera Detects Pythons

CBS reports that Researchers at the University of Central Florida and Imec propose to use hyperspectral camera to help Florida’s fight against the invasive Burmese python in the Everglades. The python is typically very difficult to detect because of its camouflage markings. Thermal imaging doesn’t work because pythons are cold-blooded and adopt the temperature of their surroundings.

The new hyperspectral camera works in conjunction with an LED light source that together detect a python’s reflection, rather than its heat signature:

1 comment:

  1. Take THAT Nature! It only took mankind countless hours of engineering to defeat your totally passive camouflage. Try to do better next time.


All comments are moderated to avoid spam and personal attacks.