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
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.
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