night vision

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Night Vision

A trademark for a technology that enables vision at night, as by amplification of low light to create visible images or by detection of infrared wavelengths.

night vision

Vision in dim light.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.night vision - the ability to see in reduced illumination (as in moonlight)night vision - the ability to see in reduced illumination (as in moonlight)
visual modality, visual sense, vision, sight - the ability to see; the visual faculty

night vi·sion

n. visión nocturna. V.: scotopia
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In the video an old Sony camera is used, these models had a nightshot mode that allowed you to capture images using the same sort of tech as night vision goggles.
The Z150 also features NightShot, which is Sony's method of using infrared LEDs to illuminate what's in front of the camcorder.
Additional behavioral observations in the lab were video recorded under infrared illumination using a Sony Nightshot video camera.
We collected imagery on tree cavities during each visit using a digital camera (Sony Handycam--Model DCR-SR 220-60 GB with Nightshot Features, and IR Light Attachment HVL-HIRL Video IR Light; Best Buy), with auxiliary infrared lighting (IRLamp6; Bat Conservation and Management, Inc.
We recorded bat activity at mine entrances for a 5 h period, beginning 30 min prior to sunset, using an infrared video camera (Sony Nightshot, Sony Corporation of America, NY, USA) with a supplemental light source.