- retro- + reflective (Wiktionary)
“The new federally required "retroreflective" guard uniforms cost the tiny Demarest Police Department more than $2,000.”
“retroreflective" sheeting is a more effective innovation.”
“It uses an infrared security camera modified with a IR long-pass filter and retroreflective tape to track the tumbleweed.”
“Meanwhile, the Georgia Tech system essentially exploits the retroreflective property of digital camera lenses, says the story.”
“For those motorists, truck and bus drivers who travel the roads at night, these retroreflective measures must be the most obvious brilliant steps forward in road safety they have seen for years,”
“The concept is similar to that of a polarised retroreflective sensor; if the sensor cannot see the background (reflector), the output switches on - indicating that the target object is present.”
“According to the complaint, 3M has attempted to increase its monopoly power by unlawfully seeking to prevent Avery Dennison from offering its new OmniCube™ product, which meets the most recent standard for high-performance retroreflective sheeting defined by standards organization ASTM International.”
“Corporation and subsidiary 3M Innovative Properties Company with unlawful monopolization and unfair competition in two markets for retroreflective sheeting, a technology used to enhance the nighttime visibility of road signs and other highway and transportation products.”
“Photoelectric sensors are available in retroreflective, transmitted beam, and diffuse modes.”
“Methods we studied forward flexion and lateral bending of the spine using an optoelectronic system and passive retroreflective markers applied on the trunk.”
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