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JACIII Vol.18 No.5 pp. 776-783
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2014.p0776
(2014)

Paper:

Synchronized Dual Camera Vision System for Locating and Identify Highly Dynamic Objects

Noel S. Gunay, Elmer P. Dadios, Ryan Rhay P. Vicerra,
Argel A. Bandala, and Laurence A. Gan Lim

De La Salle University, 2401 Taft Ave., Manila, 1004 Philippines

Received:
March 19, 2014
Accepted:
May 5, 2014
Published:
September 20, 2014
Keywords:
computer networked vision system, multiplecamera color-based object recognition, incremental tracking, real-time control, robot soccer system
Abstract

This paper presents machine vision for locating and identifying 23 highly dynamic objects on 4.4 meters by 2.8 meters micro robot soccer playing field. The approach is based from the idea that the two camera vision subsystems should be synchronized and well informed in real time of the combined vision data and a selection of objects to track under each other’s camera view. A measure of effectiveness on using incremental tracking for two-camera operation is developed and is used to evaluate the introduced approach through experimentation. A real-time visualization of the whole playfield containing the 22 micro robots and a golf ball is also provided for the system operator to validate the objects’ actual poses with the vision system’s measurements. Results show that the proposed technique is very fast, accurate, reliable, and robust to external disturbances.

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