Skip to main content
Article thumbnail
Location of Repository

Design of a low-power motion tracking system

By Kevin Nickels, Chuck Divin, Jason Frederick, Jeffrey Graham and Luke Powell Christina Soontornvat

Abstract

Mobile robots require fast, low-power motion tracking systems. Popular systems require much power to move the mass of two cameras on a pan-tilt-verge head, and thus are not suited well for battery-powered mobile robots. In this paper, we present a new system for motion tracking that utilizes a mirror-based optical system to produce a stereo image on one camera. Processing one image solves synchronization challenges common in stereo systems and requires fewer computing resources than processing two images. We have developed a system that uses about 1/50th of the power of a popular system with similar performance specifications.

Year: 2003
OAI identifier: oai:CiteSeerX.psu:10.1.1.134.4416
Provided by: CiteSeerX
Download PDF:
Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s):
  • http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/v... (external link)
  • http://www.cs.trinity.edu/~kni... (external link)
  • Suggested articles


    To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.