Object Recognition Systems on Digital Cameras

Point Grey Research Inc. is a worldwide leader in the development of advanced digital camera technology products. Point Grey designs, manufactures and distributes IEEE-1394 (FireWire) cameras, stereo vision cameras and spherical digital video cameras to a broad spectrum of industries. To take fully advantage of the advanced digital camera technology and reduce the extra cost in data transmission between cameras and servers, it is preferred that most image processing tasks could be done on-camera. This project will focus on some fundamental object recognition functions like barcode reading and automatic license plate recognition, with a goal to circumvent the common difficulties that object recognition algorithms usually need to deal with, such as poor image resolution, blurry images and object occlusion. This project will also investigate the efficient implementation of on-camera object recognition functions based on the performance, complexity, and stability for hardware.

Intern: 
Jing Wang
Faculty Supervisor: 
Dr. Jie Liang
Province: 
British Columbia
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