Realtime FPGA-Based Vision System
Shinichi Hirai*, Masakazu Zakoji**, Akihiro Masubuchi***,
and Tatsuhiko Tsuboi****
*Department of Robotics, Ritsumeikan University, Kusatsu, Shiga 525-8577, Japan
**Seiko Epson Corp.
****Toray Engineering Co., Ltd.
This article describes a realtime FPGA-based vision system and its experimental evaluation. We detail the developed system, implementing three vision algorithms on it – image gravity center computation, object orientation detection using radial projection, and Hough transform computation. We then execute these algorithms on the FPGA-based vision system.
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