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Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-04-149
Date: December 2005

Enhanced Night Visibility Volume XVIII Overview of III

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LIST OF ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

General Terms

ENV Enhanced Night Visibility
FOV field of view
HHD high head down
HUD heads-up display
IR infrared
RRPM raised retroreflective pavement marking
SUV sport utility vehicle
VES vision enhancement system
UV–A ultraviolet A (wavelength 315 to 400 nanometers)

Vision Enhancement Systems

IR–TIS infrared thermal imaging system
HLB halogen (i.e., tungsten-halogen) low beam
HID high intensity discharge
NIR near infrared vision system

Measurements

ft feet
km/h kilometers per hour
lx lux
m meters
mi/h miles per hour

 

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