JRM Vol.32 No.6 pp. 1193-1199
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2020.p1193


Outdoor Human Detection with Stereo Omnidirectional Cameras

Shunya Tanaka and Yuki Inoue

Osaka Institute of Technology
1-45 Chayamachi, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-8568, Japan

May 20, 2020
November 10, 2020
December 20, 2020
mobile robot, robot vision, outdoor human detection, localization
Outdoor Human Detection with Stereo Omnidirectional Cameras

Depth estimation of target person by object recognition and color similarity

An omnidirectional camera can simultaneously capture all-round (360°) environmental information as well as the azimuth angle of a target object or person. By configuring a stereo camera set with two omnidirectional cameras, we can easily determine the azimuth angle of a target object or person per camera on the image information captured by the left and right cameras. A target person in an image can be localized by using a region-based convolutional neural network and the distance measured by the parallax in the combined azimuth angles.

Cite this article as:
Shunya Tanaka and Yuki Inoue, “Outdoor Human Detection with Stereo Omnidirectional Cameras,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.32, No.6, pp. 1193-1199, 2020.
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