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6,965,541: Gun shot digital imaging system

  • Type: US
  • Application Number: 10/704183
  • Publication Date: Nov 15 2005
  • Filing Date: Nov 7 2003
  • Abstract:

    Disclosed is a method for recording one or more images of a source area where an impulse sound has initiated. The recording is performed by at least one of a plurality of units that include a camera, a computing device, and a connection to a network. The method comprises the steps of detecting and calculating a range and direction of the impulse sound source; slewing the camera to align its optical axis with a direction of the impulse sound; determining whether the impulse sound was a gunshot; recording images of the source area; and alerting a plurality of neighboring units to perform the recording step.

  • More Information: USPTO record