Ambarella International LP (Santa Clara, CA)
The stereo camera and the processor are two components of an apparatus. The stereo camera can include a first device for capturing and a second device in the vertical orientation. The first capture device can be set up to create the first pixel data, while the second capture device can be configured to produce the second pixels. The processor could be programmed to create the images of first and second pixels respectively, and create a vertical dispersion image. It could also create the virtual horizontal image in response to the first and second pixels. Detect objects using the virtual vertical disparity and virtual horizontal disparity images. The processor could be able to identify objects that aren’t visible in the vertical disparity images alone by analysing the virtual horizontal dispersion.
Stereo vision provides useful data for computer vision. It is possible to calculate distances between objects based on previously known information. This includes distance between stereo pair of cameras. Distance information is helpful in determining the spatial relationship between objects, and/or to determine the dimensions of objects.
Stereo cameras can also be placed in various orientations, including horizontal orientation vertical orientation, diagonal orientation. Each orientation has its advantages and disadvantages. Vertical poles are difficult to identify when viewed from a baseline. In a disparity calculation the vertical poles represent a singularity. The horizontal orientation can solve the problem, however using a horizontal baseline eliminates the benefits of the vertical baseline orientation. Multiple stereo camera pairs can be used to achieve different orientations. But, it’s costly.
It would be desirable to implement a virtual horizontal stereo camera.
This invention concerns an apparatus which includes an stereo camera and processor. A stereo camera could comprise a first capture device, and a second capture with a vertical orientation. The first capture device can be set up to generate first pixel data , and the second capture device may be set up to generate second pixels. The processor could be configured to receive both first and second pixel images and then generate a vertical dispersion image in response.
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