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Comments on WeaponWatch Detects, Locates Enemy Fire IR Signature
This remarkable system can detect enemy fire, locate it, and even tell you the weapon in use almost instantly. (Read the complete story)

"why infrared? Certain kind of visible light camera or even a commercial videocamera could see a firing. Infrared cameras cost so much more than visible light cameras. This kind of system could be implemented with of the shelf optics and electronics by hobbyists. Software is biggest challenge, but not too much for even a hobby project. "
(leviret 10/19/2006 11:06:13 AM)
"If plan B for Iraq is to effectively pull back and garrison Baghdad then technologies such as biometrics, weapons fire detection networks,and standoff explosives sensors e.g.(http://www.isracast.com/Articles/Article.aspx?ID=93) will be crucial for stabilizing and eventually securing that city."
(MR 10/21/2006 10:21:46 PM)
"Infra red is visible by day and night over longer distances than visible light and is not affected by rain and fog Now we just need two legged robots to deploy the system!"
(SJS 10/28/2006 12:49:46 PM)

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