Restricted Security Area Surveillance terminology - Restricted Security Area Surveillance 1.1

Restricted Security Area Surveillance Plugin Guide 1.1

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Restricted Security Area Surveillance 1.1
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2017-09-01

RSA systems use specific terms, which might differ from system to system. Here are definitions of some common terms.

Term Definition
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.
Tracks See Target.
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.