TOF Imaging in Smart Room Environments towards Improved People Tracking

Sigurjón Árni Guðmundsson, Rasmus Larsen, Henrik Aanæs, Josep Ramon Casas, Montse Pardàs

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    Abstract

    In this Paper we present the use of Time-of-Flight (TOF) cameras in Smart-rooms and how this leads to improved results in segmenting the people in the room from the background and consequently better 3D reconstruction of the people. A calibrated rig of one Swissranger SR3100 Time-of-flight range camera and a high resolution standard camera is set in a smart-room consisting of 5 other standard cameras. A probabilistic background model is used to segment each view and a shape from silhouette 3D volume is constructed. It is shown that the presence of the range camera gives ways of eliminating regional artifacts and therefore a more robust input for higher level applications such people tracking or human motion analysis.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationComputer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops, 2008 : CVPR Workshop on Time of Flight Camera based Computer Vision
    PublisherIEEE
    Publication date2008
    Pages1-6
    ISBN (Print)978-1-4244-2339-2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2008
    Event2008 IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition - Anchorage, AK, United States
    Duration: 23 Jun 200828 Jun 2008
    http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/mostRecentIssue.jsp?punumber=4558014

    Conference

    Conference2008 IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CityAnchorage, AK
    Period23/06/200828/06/2008
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