Drone orientation detection at a distance of 50 m using a SPAD array camera

Stirling Scholes, Alice Ruget, German M. Martin, Feng Zhu, Istvan Gyongy, Robert K. Henderson, Jonathan Leach*

*Corresponding author for this work

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We present the classification of a quadcopter’s heading in flight at ranges in excess of 50 metres using a single-photon avalanche detector (SPAD) based time-of-flight system in conjunction with a convolutional neural network (CNN).

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationImaging Systems and Applications 2021
PublisherOPTICA Publishing Group
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580897
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jul 2021
EventImaging Systems and Applications 2021 - Virtual, Online, United States
Duration: 19 Jul 202123 Jul 2021


ConferenceImaging Systems and Applications 2021
Abbreviated titleISA 2021
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityVirtual, Online

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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