YSAR NEWS

Xaver Sense Through the Wall System

Operators can deploy Camero’s Xaver family of scanners on solid walls to get a 3D outline of the objects behind it. The system uses an ultra-wideband radar to “see” through walls along with a “breath detection” mechanism to differentiate between static and moving objects.

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SAR for SAR – Technology on the horizon – The use of Synthetic Aperture Radar for Search and Rescue

Synthetic aperture radar (SAR) images are produced by an active system that sends a microwave signal from a sensor platform to the ground and detects backscattered waves that the ground reflects directly back to a receiver on the same platform, which can be borne aloft by either airplanes or satellites. When the source and receiver are on the same platform, the radar is said to be monostatic. If the source and receiver are on different platforms, the radar is said to be bistatic. Commercial SAR systems are monostatic and always collect images to the side of the flight path of the sensor platform, unlike most multispectral imaging systems, which commonly look straight down and are passive (consisting only of receivers of reflected sunlight and emitted thermal infrared radiation).

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YSAR goes under CANVAS

YSAR new Learning Management System (LMS) CANVAS by Instructure YSAR are about to transition over to a new learning management systems (LMS) called Canvas by Instructure, between now and March 2019. The course won't change but the way we deliver the content and track...

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YSAR in the USA – Sunlive report

“One of the guys in their Marin County Search and Rescue organisation, just outside San Francisco, found us on Facebook. They liked what they saw and wound up asking if we’d be willing to do an exchange. We can’t quite believe it’s happening.”

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YSAR heading to the USA

YSAR has been invited to attend the Marin County Search and Rescue annual exercise in Yosemite National Park in July 2018. A select team of students and instructors will begin what we hope is an ongoing student exchange programme to promote international youth...

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