Enhanced Camera Calibration for Machine Vision using OpenCV

Shubham Rohan Asthana

Abstract


In several machine vision applications, a fundamental step is to precisely determine the relation between the image of the object and its physical dimension by performing a calibration process. The aim is to devise an enhanced mechanism for camera calibration in order to improve the already existing methods in OpenCV. A good calibration is important when we need to reconstruct a world model or interact with the world as in case of robot, hand-eye coordination. In order to meet the rising demands for higher accuracy various calibration techniques have been developed but they are unable in obtaining precise results. In this paper we propose an enhanced camera calibration procedure using a special grid pattern of concentric circles with special markers. The overall objective is to minimize the re-projection for good camera calibration.

Keywords


Camera Calibration, Concentric Ring Pattern, Machine Vision, Image Processing

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DOI: http://doi.org/10.11591/ijai.v3.i3.pp136-144
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