PETRA® People Tracking Radar

To monitor endangered areas in order to make sure no people are exposed to controlled released avalanches if visibility is poor
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People Tracking Radar

Functional principle

The people tracking radar (Doppler radar) transmits electromagnetic waves that are reflected by objects. The reflected radiation from moving objects has a different frequency than the transmitted radiation (Doppler effect), which is used to detect and track people. The data is sent to a server for processing and visualizing.

Technical data

PETRA® Specifications Description
Set up The radar installation is installed so that the area to be monitored is within its visibility and range. It can be mounted at a mast or building. Usually an optical or thermal imaging camera are combined in order to be able to determine whether the radar detected a human or animal.
Range approx. 300 / 800 / 1’200 m (985 / 2.625 / 3.940 ft), depending on model
Opening angle 90° x 20° / 10°
Communication Mobile phone network
Display fully integrated with the Wyssen Avalanche Control Center WAC.3®
Power supply electric grid, solar or fuel cell

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People Tracking Radar

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