Wide Base Stereo with Fisheye Optics: A Robust Approach for 3D Reconstruction in Driving Assistance

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8753)

Abstract

We propose a new approach to achieve 3D environment reconstruction based on automotive surround view systems with fisheye cameras. In particular, we demonstrate that stereo vision techniques can be applied in overlapping areas of adjacent cameras, which are up to 90 degrees per camera pair in the current setup. Lateral limitations are mainly due to the present system configuration and can be extended. No time accumulation is required, therefore the update rate of the range information is given by the frame rate of the imager. We show by means of experimental results that our approach is capable of delivering 3D information from a pair of images under the described configuration.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Heidelberg Collaboratory for Image ProcessingHeidelbergGermany
  2. 2.Robert Bosch GmbH, Chasis Control Driving AssistanceLeonbergGermany

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