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Extrinsic and depth calibration of ToF-cameras

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Extrinsic and depth calibration of ToF-cameras
Recently, ToF-cameras have attracted attention because of their ability to generate a full 21 2 D depth image at video frame rates. Thus, ToF-cameras are suitable for real-time 3D tasks such as tracking, visual servoing or object pose estimation. The usability of such systems mainly depends on an accurate camera calibration. In this work a calibration process for ToF-cameras with respect to the intrinsic parameters, the depth measurement distortion and the pose of the camera relative to a robot's endeffector is described. The calibration process is not only based on the monochromatic images of the camera but also uses its depth values that are generated from a chequer-board pattern. The robustness and precision of the presented method is assessed applying it to randomly selected shots and comparing the calibrated measurements to a ground truth obtained from a laser scanner.
Stefan Fuchs, Gerd Hirzinger
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Type Conference
Year 2008
Where CVPR
Authors Stefan Fuchs, Gerd Hirzinger
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