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finding distance between object and camera

I am using the pinhole camera model to perform some calibration. At the moment, I can convert from image plane to world coordinates as follows: I pick a point whose position in the world coordinates ...
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Difference between camera calibration techniques

I'm confused about the different kinds of camera calibration techniques, what each is trying to accomplish, and what makes them different. I've only ever used ...
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Camera and laser scanner calibration final approach questions

A while ago I posted this question about camera and laser scanner calibration. I've been away from this project for a while and now I need to come back and get a final approach to calibrate properly ...
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Camera calibration and extrinsic parameters for perspective transformation

I'm working in a photogrammetry camera and laser application where I need to measure a displacement in a specific plane, this is a quick diagram of the setup: In order to get proper measurements I'm ...
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computer vision - How to correctly calibrate my camera with a wide angle lens using openCV?

I am trying to calibrate a camera with a fisheye lens. I therefor used the fisheye lens module, but keep getting strange results no matter what distortion parameters I fix. This is the input image I ...
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Pinhole camera model from houdini parameters

From a simulation with Houdini software I retrieved these parameters: Camera position: -0.675839, 33.5945, 0.0318854 Camera Rotation: 0.0318854, 92.4693, 0.1 Focal Length: 52.5172 mm Image size: 1920 ...
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Correct Fish Eye camera Radial Distortion and blurry effect at the image edges

There are a lot of questions regarding this topic ,but I am trying to get a more clear picture from these questions. I am trying to calibrate a fish eye camera and I am using OpenCV omnidir class ...
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Estimating exterior camera parameters by matching lines using least square estimations (Lowe, 1991)

I'm new to computer vision and graphics. I want to estimate exterior camera parameters using non-linear least square estimation as suggested by "Lowe, David G. "Fitting parameterized three-dimensional ...
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Why are two cameras mounted in paralle in stereo application?

For stereo cameras on the market, two cameras are always mounted side by side and with a displacement that is perpendicular to the cameras’ optical axes. I take this setup for granted. One idea came ...
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the position of image plane in optical imaging

In the book Learning OpenCV, there is one figure that show the image plane always is focal image. The description of the figure from the book is as follow. We begin by looking at the simplest model ...
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How can we combine 2D image with 3D image for the same sense?

We have 3D point cloud data captured by a laser scanner and need to register it with 2D images to get further information. In our case, the 2D image and 3D points are not overlapping and therefore we ...
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Extrinsic Camera Parameters without introducing control points?

I am new to the field of Camera Calibration. We have successfully calibrated our camera through classic method (using checkerboard etc). I recently realized there is a field of research for Automatic ...
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How should calibration points be distributed?

I do camera calibration for a single camera with a chessboard pattern in opencv for the first time. The focus is fixed. I'm not sure how to do it, there seems to be many questions: How many images ...
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Which pattern (circle pattern or checkerboard pattern) should be used for automotive camera calibration (fisheye/wide webcam)?

Calibrating a Fish-eye camera / webcam with large angle mounted on car by using opencv 3 One important issue is to define the calibration pattern and its position !!!! The affects error that paly an ...
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camera calibration change orientation of axis

I want to solve for the extrinsics by using direct linear transformation on corresponding 3D LIDAR points and 2D camera points. I already have the intrinsics. Problem is, points behind the camera ...
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How are the scaling parameters included (extracted from) an essential matrix?

An essential matrix relates corresponding points between two images assuming that a camera satisfies the pinhole camera model, and can be expressed as: $$E=K'^TFK$$ where K is the calibration and F ...
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Obtain motion between image features by means of the homography matrix

I have been reading several really good answers about how to obtain camera pose (rotation, translation, etc), such as this one and this one, but I am not sure how this applies to my problem. My ...
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In which way do image transformations change camera extrinsics?

Given a pinhole camera model, we have an image and according camera intrinsics K and extrinsic parameters R. When we scale the ...
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Camera calibration vs. registration

Suppose I have two cameras, c1 and c2 that are securely installed and do not move. What I want is a matrix T, that takes a pixel of an image from camera c1 and calculates the according pixel in an ...
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camera calibration: why chessboards?

Chessboards are very frequently used for camera calibration, this website also talks a bit about why: wiki. One of the reasons is, that chessboards define many natural interest points. Now my (very ...
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How to estimate radial distortion from lens characteristics?

Is there a way to estimate the radial distortion coefficients without calibration, given the lens characteristics, such as its diameter and its focal length? Typically for camera calibration a ...
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How to find the actual size of an existing object from the pixels of an image?

I am quite new to vision and OpenCV, so forgive me if this is a stupid question but I have got really confused. My aim is to detect an object in an image and estimate its actual size. Assume for now ...
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Camera calibration using multiple images

I am trying to get the hang of camera calibration. For this purpose, I have mainly watched this lecture on youtube: Lecture 12: Camera Model by UCF CRCV. I believe that I understood the main ideas: ...
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How can I get a equation of slope? [closed]

Here are two $x$,$y$ coordinates: $(2,2)$ ,$(4,3)$. And I want to know if I choose $x$ between above coordinate. How can I know the $y$? As I know a slope of line equation is like this. $$y= mx+b$$ ...
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Pinhole calibration

This is a conceptual question I am having difficulty to understand due to my limited knowledge of computer vision: If a pinhole calibration or any calibration is a mapping from world coordinates to ...
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Is it possible to hack camera calibration without having access to the camera?

Many times we have a stream of video to process without access to camera. Having access to camera matrix would be beneficial for various processing techniques. Is it possible to hack camera ...
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How to calibrate three orthogonal cameras?

I am trying to find out intrinsic parameters(focal length ,principle point,and lens distortion coefficients)as well as the extrinsic parameters(rotation and translation of each camera relative to the ...
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Does accurate translation estimation using a camera matrix mean the orientation estimation will also be accurate?

Pose Estimation of single camera and planar pattern: If I have an appropriate camera matrix with intrinsic parameters that allows me to calculate translation of the camera relative to a chessboard, ...
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Can you average out focal length from different camera calibration sessions?

If I perform a number of camera calibration routines at a fixed resolution, with various sizes of calibration patterns (like checkerboards), at various distances and get various values for focal ...
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Changing camera and image properties to calibrate a camera

Is it OK to calibrate a camera using effects and filters such as increasing contrast and brightness etc. to improve the detection of corners of a chessboard? Even if the used mode for detecting the ...
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How does chessboard configuration affect camera calibration?

When calibrating a camera with a chessboard, are more squares better or worse? When would you use more or less? And how does the size of the blocks effect the calibration results?
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Camera Calibration using Single Input Image

Given a camera, permanently located at the same position, angle and distance from what is being captured, and a single calibration image ( a row of vertical lines [ | | | | ] ), how would one go about ...
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Image processing and Camera Calibration

I have several related questions about camera resolutions. If I calibrate my camera to a particular resolution say 640x360, can I use it for another resolution like 1024x768? Also, I want to know as ...
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How to warp a pixel patch to another camera

I have two cameras with rotation and translation starting from the world origin and a patch in the first camera's reference coordinate system. I want to warp this patch into the second camera's ...
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(Rough) camera calibration of manipulated images

Coming from a photogrammetry background, I am quite familiar with camera calibration, and the common assumptions that are used for crowd-sourced images (i.e. center point in the middle of the image, ...
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create a Calibration Board [closed]

How could I know the best size of the board for my camera? My camera is Canon D-100 It's 18 megapix I have created a board consist of 14*10 squares the length of each square is 7*7cm I need to know ...