Smart Cameras

By Ahmed Nabil Belbachir

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This self-contained reference on smart cameras covers their fifty-year history, their technical evolution, their state-of-the-art, and numerous applications such as surveillance and monitoring, robotics, and transportation.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4419-0952-7
  • 424 Pages
  • Publication Date: December 2, 2009
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • eBook Price: $129.00
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A smart camera is an integrated machine vision system which, in addition to image capture circuitry, includes a processor, which can extract information from images without need for an external processing unit, and interface devices used to make results available to other devices. This book provides content on smart cameras for an interdisciplinary audience of professionals and students in embedded systems, image processing, and camera technology. It serves as a self-contained, single-source reference for material otherwise found only in sources such as conference proceedings, journal articles, or product data sheets. Coverage includes the 50 year chronology of smart cameras, their technical evolution, the state-of-the art, and numerous applications, such as surveillance and monitoring, robotics, and transportation.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction.
  2. Smart Cameras: A Historical Evolution.
  3. Smart Cameras: Fundamentals and Classification.
  4. Smart Cameras: Technologies and Applications.
  5. Detectors, Pixels and Signal Processing.
  6. Image Sensor Architectures.
  7. Embedded Vision Challenges.
  8. High
  9. Performance Smart Cameras.
  10. Embedded Stereo Vision.
  11. Self
  12. calibrating Cameras in Video Surveillance.
  13. Change Detection for Object Segmentation.
  14. Object Tracking on Embedded Hardware.
  15. Designing a Wireless Smart Camera with a High Performance Vision System.
  16. Automatic Geo
  17. registration and Inter
  18. Sensor Calibration in Large Sensor Networks.
  19. Application Development and Management of Smart Camera Networks.
  20. Stereo Vision in a Network of Cooperative Cameras.
  21. Smart Cameras for Machine Vision.
  22. Smart Cameras for Visual Surveillance.
  23. Camera Based Automotive Systems.
  24. Market Demands and Analysis.
  25. Future Directions of Smart Cameras.
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