Publications

This material is presented to ensure timely dissemination of scholarly and technical work. Copyright and all rights therein are retained by authors or by other copyright holders. All persons copying this information are expected to adhere to the terms and constraints invoked by each author's copyright. In most cases, these works may not be reposted without the explicit permission of the copyright holder.

Search for Publication


Year(s) from:  to 
Author:
Keywords (separated by spaces):

VIRoom - Low Cost Synchronised Multicamera System and its Self-Calibration

T. Svoboda, H. Hug and L. Van Gool
Pattern Recognition, 24th DAGM Symposium
Zurich (Switzerland), September 2002

Abstract

This paper presents a multicamera Visual Room (ViRoom). It is constructed from low-cost digital cameras and standard computers running on Linux. Software based synchronized image capture is introduced. A fully automatic self-calibration method for multiple cameras and without any known calibration object is proposed and veri ed by 3D reconstruction experiments. This handy calibration allows an easy recon guration of the setup. Aside from the computers which are usually already available, such a synchronized multicamera setup with five or six cameras costs less than 1000 USD.


Download in pdf format
@InProceedings{eth_biwi_00269,
  author = {T. Svoboda and H. Hug and L. Van Gool},
  title = {VIRoom - Low Cost Synchronised Multicamera System and its Self-Calibration},
  booktitle = {Pattern Recognition, 24th DAGM Symposium},
  year = {2002},
  month = {September},
  pages = {512-522},
  editor = {L. Van Gool},
  series = {LNCS},
  publisher = {Springer},
  keywords = {Multi-camera system, self-calibration, autocalibration, virtual editor}
}