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IMAGE PROCESSING SYSTEM, AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD 新技術説明会

外国特許コード F190009826
掲載日 2019年6月27日
出願国 世界知的所有権機関(WIPO)
国際出願番号 2013JP004059
国際公開番号 WO 2014020823
国際出願日 平成25年6月28日(2013.6.28)
国際公開日 平成26年2月6日(2014.2.6)
優先権データ
  • 特願2012-168412 (2012.7.30) JP
発明の名称 (英語) IMAGE PROCESSING SYSTEM, AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD 新技術説明会
発明の概要(英語) A high-density shape reconstruction is conducted in measuring animal bodies as well. In an image processing system in which a projection pattern projected on an observed object by a projector device is photographed by an photographing device, and shape reconstruction from an input image including the projection pattern is conducted by an image processing device connected to the projector device and the photographing device, the image processing device is provided with a means for loading the input image photographed by the photographing device and for detecting lines in the projection pattern projected by the projector device, the projection pattern including a grid pattern of wave lines, the means conducting shape reconstruction by associating a point of intersection of vertical and horizontal lines extracted by the line detection with the projection pattern.
従来技術、競合技術の概要(英語) BACKGROUND ART
Recently, 3 move in the restoration of a three-dimensional scene has attracted attention. For example, real-time measurement of a human body by analyzing the motion thereof, the mounting of the device is not necessary to realize an interface to the product is housed in a significant success in the game (for example, see Non-Patent Document 1). Further, such a product is used as the autonomous robot moving in an eye is proceeding and studies, the importance of the measurement in an animal body is strongly recognized. Scanner currently available animal body, for measuring the static scene the more precisely the three-dimensional scanner 3, density measurement can be performed. However, it is possible to improve the accuracy and have higher density can be achieved, and the fluid analysis or the like for medical applications, it is believed that the application range is significantly expanded.
The shape measurement of the moving objects is a method, methods such as a stereo camera using only the Time-of-Flight (TOF) to a large number of laser scanning method. Among these, a system using the projector and the projection light beam is structured by the method, to obtain the shape data of the moving object is suitable, electricity recent development, have been studied (for example, see Non-Patent Document 1-4).
Projecting a structured light method, the time coding method is roughly classified into the space encoding method. The space encoding method, a method to restore the shape from a single image for (one-shot scan), the animal body at a high frame rate suitable for the measurement. Been intensively studied for this purpose. In the space encoding method, the projected pattern can be uniquely identified from among all the corresponding point information, a two-dimensional pattern 2 directly implanted. For this purpose, because of the need for a relatively large area, tends to lower the density is restored. In addition, the surface shape variation of the pattern due to error in the decryption by easily occur such as strain.
Efficiently the corresponding point information 2 as a method for embedding a two-dimensional pattern, may be used for the color information. Using a plurality of colors, a method for embedding a plurality of bit information is each point, has been widely used (for example, see Non-Patent Document 3,5-8). However, in the case of using color information, the surface of the target object each of the RGB color component needs to be sufficiently reflective. In addition, commercially available between each of the color elements in the projector according to the spectral distribution of the wave, the color of each pixel in the determination of the error is easily caused. Therefore, the color is not used as a method for spatial encoding, such as a dotted pattern or a grid pattern has been proposed a method of using. However, to date the ambiguity problem of a drop of the density has not been settled completely.
As the active measurement method, the scanner TOF and active stereo system is generally well known. Method of measuring active animal body, various methods have been studied. In many TOF laser scanner, points toward an object to measure the laser light is irradiated, the laser light is the return time to the detector is measured. Therefore, only one point at a time is measured, a wide range is not suitable in a short period. Therefore, in order to measure the animal body, which is modulated in time relative to a wide range of the light is irradiated, each of the pixels in a two-dimensional sensor by observing the modulation, apparatus for realizing the measurement of the distance image (for example, Non-Patent Document 9, reference 10). However, it is susceptible to disturbance by other light sources in the present circumstances, the resolution is low compared to a normal camera.
On the other hand, in an active stereo measuring method, in many cases, point or line laser light is irradiated with laser light, which is measured by scanning the object. Therefore, takes time for the measurement, the measurement of the animal body is not suited. Such as a video projector by using a planar light source, can shorten the measurement time, the corresponding points need to be solved the problem. As a method to solve the problem, a considerably long time and the spatial encoding scheme is a coding method (for example, see Non-Patent Document 5).
Time coding method, a plurality of patterns are projected, the change over time of each point of the pattern of the information is encoded. Therefore, is not suitable for measuring said animal body. To compensate for this drawback have been proposed several methods. For example, to switch to the high speed pattern (for example, see Non-Patent Document 11), the phase pattern used in the method for reducing the required number of (for example, see Non-Patent Document 12), or a method using a DMD pattern (for example, see Non-Patent Document 13) and the like.
In addition, a typical active stereo slightly different approach, by using more than one camera 2, a time-varying pattern is applied to the space-time stereo method (for example, see Non-Patent Document 14) have been proposed and the like. Current, a combination of a motion estimation, the measurement was successful at a temperature of about 100 FPS is also introduced. However, the need for a plurality of frames of information, the speed of the object is essentially not suitable for measurement.
On the other hand, the space encoding method, using a static pattern, only one image in order to restore the shape from the input image, the measurement is directed to the animal body. However, temporal region of the pattern from the necessity of embedding information in, the resolution is low. In addition, a surface texture and shape of the target object are distorted pattern, tends to be unstable. For this reason, many methods to alleviate this has been proposed. For example, not to the same combination of a method of using a plurality of color bands (for example, Non-Patent Document 15, reference 16), a specific method of using the dotted lines (for example, Non-Patent Document 17, reference 18), a method of embedding information in a two-dimensional pattern (for example, Non-Patent Document 1, reference 19) and the like. However, accuracy, resolution and stability are satisfied in all of the method is still sufficient performance does not exist.
  • 出願人(英語)
  • ※2012年7月以前掲載分については米国以外のすべての指定国
  • NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  • KAGOSHIMA UNIVERSITY
  • HIROSHIMA CITY UNIVERSITY
  • 発明者(英語)
  • SAGAWA, Ryusuke
  • KAWASAKI, Hiroshi
  • FURUKAWA, Ryo
国際特許分類(IPC)
参考情報 (研究プロジェクト等) Interactive Robotics Research Group,AIST

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