View Single Post
Old September 8th, 2016, 15:24   #16
n1das
TDIClub Enthusiast
Veteran Member
 
n1das's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Nashua, NH, USA
Fuel Economy: Who cares? It's a DIESEL! Great fuel economy comes as a bonus!
Smile

I had a little fun with the FLIR night vision camera in my 535d at TDIfest.



My wife Lisa was talking with Carl in front of the hotel and I had the 535d pointed at them. The night vision pedestrian detection system automatically highlights any part of the image in yellow that it recognizes as a person standing in front of the car. Animals such as deer are highlighted orange.

The image is strictly a thermal image. The FLIR camera does not respond to visible light at all. It sees infra-red energy radiated from (warm) objects, which we feel as heat. The front steps of the building appear to glow because they soaked up heat during the day and are still warmer than the nighttime ambient temp. Objects at ambient temp appear as a middle gray color. Objects warmer than ambient temp appears to glow. Objects cooler than ambient temp appear darker.

The FLIR pic sort of looks like aliens have landed at TDIfest.
__________________
Why DIESEL is better: (Courtesy TDIclub forum member wxman)
PM - https://sites.google.com/view/lmarzccm/home
Air Toxics - https://sites.google.com/view/loren-marz-ccm/home
Ozone Precursors - https://sites.google.com/view/lorenmarz-ccm/home
General - https://sites.google.com/view/emissions-general/home

Last edited by n1das; September 9th, 2016 at 08:46.
n1das is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Page generated in 0.08865 seconds with 8 queries
[Output: 16.68 Kb. compressed to 14.92 Kb. by saving 1.76 Kb. (10.53%)]