RSA systems use specific terms, which might differ from system to system. Here are definitions of some common terms.
|Radar||A radar is a device that detects the presence, direction, distance, and speed of objects by sending out pulses of high-frequency electromagnetic waves that are reflected off the object back to the source.|
|Navtech Radar||The designer and manufacturer of commercially deployed radar detection solutions. See http://www.navtechradar.com/|
|SpotterRF website||The application you use to configure the restricted security areas and radars in a SpotterRF tracking system.|
|Target||An object, person, or animal detected crossing the perimeter of a zone. A target is identified by a blue scope icon (). Targets are also referred to as tracks.|
|Tracking system||A system that tracks the speed and direction of objects that move through a zone.|
|Witness||A suite of software used by Navtech Radar to manage and control radars, cameras, and third-party systems. For a description of its components, see the Witness system design web page for details.|
|Zone||The perimeter of a restricted area. In Security Center, a zone is a colored area overlaid on the map. The color indicates one of the following states: disarmed (gray), armed (green) and in alert (red). The default colors can be changed in the Restricted Security Area Surveillance plugin role.|