6,965,541: Gun shot digital imaging system
- Type: US
- Application Number: 10/704183
- Publication Date: Nov 15 2005
- Filing Date: Nov 7 2003
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