REDUCING INTERFERENCE IN 3D IMAGING
This project has been developed by Chronoptics™ Group. WaikatoLink is currently seeking expressions of interest in licensing or purchasing this technology.
Reducing Interference in 3D Imaging
This technique is a hardware or firmware-implementable solution targeted to commercial range imaging technologies. The technique produces an adjustable depth window so that imaging occurs only within a pre-selected region and the imaging sensor is able to ignore signals from outside this window. This process occurs at the image acquisition level, meaning the range camera simply doesn’t “see” objects outside the selected window. The solution is designed to minimise errors resulting from background interference, multi-path effects, scattering and reflections. The technique also reduces image processing requirements by simplifying the measured scene.
The technique is valuable to the following range imaging applications:
- Gesture control for consumer electronics and gaming devices, when environmental factors such as reflections introduce measurement and detection errors.
- Interactive advertising, for isolating the gestures of targets within a pre-determined scene.
- Improves the accuracy of image captures by removing errors and distortions caused by multi-path and scattering interference.
- Decreases likelihood of ambiguous measurements.
- Reduces post-processing requirements by simplifying the measured scene.
WaikatoLink is currently seeking expressions of interest in licensing or purchasing this technology
- Nigel Slaughter
- General Manager Commercial
Nigel Slaughter | General Manager Commercial
Nigel leads the commercial team at WaikatoLink, with the goal of increasing knowledge transfer and decreasing the complexity of the process. He has worked in commercialisation and technology marketing since 1995, 15 of these years in Europe. Over the course of 300+ commercialisation / marketing projects he has identified a series of essential ingredients for a successful project and these are now reflected in our processes. Nigel has an MBA from Aston Business School and a BSc in International Business from Aston University.
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