Space Microelectronics Technology

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VICAR - Video Image Communication And Retrieval

VICAR, which stands for Video Image Communication And Retrieval, is a general purpose image processing software system that has been developed since 1966 to digitally process multi-dimensional imaging data. VICAR was developed primarily to process images from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's...
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Virtual Machine Language 2.1

VML has been the command and sequence system for more than a dozen of JPL's past and current missions. As such, VML is a crucial element of JPL's suite of spaceflight capabilities. VML 2.1 advances this capability deeply into the realm of autonomy, becoming the structure and engine for the...
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Visual PEf Reader (VIPER)

With the PEF Viewer, we intend to make it easy and fast to find and graphically display pertinent information for the sequence. The front-end of the tool contains much of the aesthetically appeasing material for viewing. The timestamp is displayed in the top left corner and highlighted details...
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Voice Controlled Wheelchair

Voice controlled wheelchair and its manipulator can pick up packages, open doors, turn a TV knob, and perform a variety of other functions. Chair responds to 35 one-word voice commands such as go, stop, down, right, etc. System is a voice command analyzer which utilizes a mini-computer. Commands...
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Voltage-Controlled Oscillator

Integrated Component Systems, Inc. incorporated information from a NASA Tech Briefs article into a voltage-controlled oscillator it designed for a customer. The company then applied the technology to its series of phase-locked loop synthesizers, which offer superior phase noise performance.
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War Damage Assessment

During and after the Persian Gulf war, hundreds of "oil lakes" were created in Kuwait by oil released from damaged wells. The lakes are a hazard to the Kuwait atmosphere, soil and ground water and must be carefully monitored. Boston University Center for Remote Sensing, assisted by other...
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Waste Site Mapping

Old aircraft considered not restorable are melted down in on-site furnaces to reclaim the aluminum in their airframes. The process produces aluminum ingots and leaves a residue known as dross." Because dross contains contaminants like lead silver cadmium and copper Pima County the dross dumping...
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Water detection based on color variation

The primary goal of this software is to process a robust water and mud classifier for all terrain conditions, for both day and night operations. This may be important for rover operations during exploration on other planetary bodies by future NASA missions. This task also involves assessing the...

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