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Re: March 19 - Day TWO: Interfacing to and Processing Data From Image Sensors
Alaskaman66   3/19/2013 3:14:43 PM
Back in the day, I maintained starlight PTZ cameras for Alyeska Pipeline. Of course, security also had video cameras everywhere, and process control used cameras for everything from boiler fireboxes to pipe examination. It became apparent that one of the achilles heels in all these systems was the bunch of neurons at the end of the chain.. People would miss the most obvious things happening. What finally stood out was an evolving collection of software that responded to video changes automatically. A security camera can archive hours of video, but software can find the instances where a person enters the FOV. This is a machine vision application! I think THE most important role will be performed by post processing software modules, all using the same image sequence input.

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