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An FPGA-based infant monitoring system

By Patrick Dickinson, Kofi Appiah, Andrew Hunter and Stephen Ormston

Abstract

We have designed an automated visual surveillance system for monitoring sleeping infants. The low-level image\ud processing is implemented on an embedded Xilinx’s Virtex\ud II XC2v6000 FPGA and quantifies the level of scene activity using a specially designed background subtraction algorithm. We present our algorithm and show how we have\ud optimised it for this platform

Topics: G400 Computer Science, G740 Computer Vision
Year: 2005
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lincoln.ac.uk:84

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