Integrated camera system for monitoring inner cabin and outer traffic

Lavinia Pedrollo, Jussi Vimpari, Juho Norema, Dani Fridman, Risto Ojala, Panu Kiviluoma, Petri Kuosmanen

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Abstract

Camera systems can enhance safety of the vehicles by monitoring traffic in the vicinity, whilst driving. In recent years, research and development in the field of autonomous vehicles has been increasing significantly. Furthermore, installation of a camera system on a vehicle, has provided the researchers with a new platform for traffic monitoring as well as concerns the safety of the animates and surroundings inside and outside the vehicle. In this study, a 360° view camera system is implemented by installing four USB cameras in the exterior body kit of a Ford Focus 2018, while one is mounted on the rear view mirror from the inside. Moreover, an additional sixth camera has been installed in the interior of the car for monitoring the animates and objects, especially at the backseats. The camera system provides a complete 360° view around the car, leaving no major blindspots, as each camera has been installed discreetly. All the monitored data can be analyzed by an onboard processing device. Although, outcome reciprocate solid foundation, yet further research is required for utilizing the monitored traffic and surveillance of the interiors.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 4th Baltic Mechatronics Symposium
PublisherAalto University School of Engineering
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)978-952-60-3781-3
Publication statusPublished - 2019
MoE publication typeA4 Conference publication
EventBaltic Mechatronics Symposium - Tallinn, Estonia
Duration: 25 Apr 201925 Apr 2019
Conference number: 4

Conference

ConferenceBaltic Mechatronics Symposium
Country/TerritoryEstonia
CityTallinn
Period25/04/201925/04/2019

Keywords

  • 360 degree camera system
  • traffic monitoring
  • car monitoring
  • motion detection
  • driver monitoring

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