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Research of Panoramic Image Generation Using IoT Device with Camera for Cloud Computing Environment

  • Hyochang Ahn
  • June-Hwan Lee
  • Han-Jin Cho
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Abstract

Recently, interest in internet of things (IoT) has increased, and a lot of technologies are being developed, especially using cameras. However, normal cameras used in the IoT have limited viewing angles and can not acquire a wide range of high resolution images. Image stitching in IoT devices has a problem that requires a large amount of computation. Therefore, we propose a method to distribute the high computational load by transmitting the individual image transmitted from the IoT device with the camera to the cloud and computing the homography information necessary for stitching the image and transmitting the information to the client. In addition, we propose an improved feature point descriptor extraction technique to reduce the amount of stitching computation for real-time processing. Experimental results show that the speed of panoramic image stitching can be improved by dispersing the computational complexity, and smooth panoramic images can be generated.

Keywords

Cloud computing Feature descriptor Panorama Image stitching 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Smart and PhotoVoltaic ConvergenceFar East UniversityEumseongRepublic of Korea

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