Control of a PTZ Camera in a Hybrid Vision System

Francois Rameau, Cédric Demonceaux, Désiré Sidibé, David Fofi

Abstract

In this paper, we propose a new approach to steer a PTZ camera in the direction of a detected object visible from another fixed camera equipped with a fisheye lens. This heterogeneous association of two cameras having different characteristics is called a hybrid stereo-vision system. The presented method employs epipolar geometry in a smart way in order to reduce the range of search of the desired region of interest. Furthermore, we proposed a target recognition method designed to cope with the illumination problems, the distortion of the omnidirectional image and the inherent dissimilarity of resolution and color responses between both cameras. Experimental results with synthetic and real images show the robustness of the proposed method.

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Rameau F., Demonceaux C., Sidibé D. and Fofi D. (2014). Control of a PTZ Camera in a Hybrid Vision System . In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 3: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-009-3, pages 397-405. DOI: 10.5220/0004734703970405


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@conference{visapp14,
author={Francois Rameau and Cédric Demonceaux and Désiré Sidibé and David Fofi},
title={Control of a PTZ Camera in a Hybrid Vision System},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 3: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2014)},
year={2014},
pages={397-405},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004734703970405},
isbn={978-989-758-009-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 3: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2014)
TI - Control of a PTZ Camera in a Hybrid Vision System
SN - 978-989-758-009-3
AU - Rameau F.
AU - Demonceaux C.
AU - Sidibé D.
AU - Fofi D.
PY - 2014
SP - 397
EP - 405
DO - 10.5220/0004734703970405