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Orlando, FL
Oct. 19, 2009 to Oct. 22, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-4244-5390-0
pp: 175-176
Gabriele Bleser , Augmented Vision, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Germany
Gustaf Hendeby , Augmented Vision, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Germany
ABSTRACT
Visual simultaneous localisation and mapping (SLAM) is since the last decades an often addressed problem. Online mapping enables tracking in unknown environments. However, it also suffers from high computational complexity and potential drift. Moreover, in augmented reality applications the map itself is often not needed and the target environment is partially known, e.g. in a few 3D anchor or marker points. In this paper, rather than using SLAM, measurements based on optical flow are introduced. With these measurements, a modified visual-inertial tracking method is derived, which in Monte Carlo simulations reduces the need for 3D points and allows tracking for extended periods of time without any 3D point registrations.
CITATION
Gabriele Bleser, Gustaf Hendeby, "Using optical flow as lightweight SLAM alternative", ISMAR, 2009, 2009 8th IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality 2009. Science and Technology. ISMAR 2009, 2009 8th IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality 2009. Science and Technology. ISMAR 2009 2009, pp. 175-176, doi:10.1109/ISMAR.2009.5336475
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