Nice features of web camera...

by barkkathulla 2012-09-22 11:39:24

It was designed to output its video to the user's television in order to lower the cost of acquisition, and to offer remote control and a powerful video compression codec for unequaled video quality and ease of use with video relay services. Face recognition in uncontrolled conditions, such as in security camera footage presents two extra challenges. First, it is difficult to capture good quality images of faces in this setting. Second, the pose of the face is relatively uncontrolled which causes most face recognition algorithms to fail.
High quality face images are captured using a foveated wide field sensor, in which a narrow-field camera is directed towards faces using information from a static wide-field camera. Feature points corresponding to the eyes/nose etc. Are accurately localized and face shape is normalized. A novel algorithm is introduced to identify these (typically non-frontal) faces from a test gallery of frontal faces. Results are demonstrated to be superior to contemporary approaches.

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