Shvabe, a subsidiary of Russia-based Rostec, has developed a new short wavelength infrared (SWIR) camera for low-visibility applications, heat detection, and object monitoring at night.
“The non-trivial tasks the camera can accomplish include determining what the real hair colour of a man in disguise is and whether his moustache, beard, or sideburns are real, as well as detecting the content of non-transparent bags and packages,” according to Rostec. “These capabilities can be used by the intelligence services and to identify perpetrators and terrorists.”
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