FPGA-based color enhancement algorithm for thermal object characterization

  title={FPGA-based color enhancement algorithm for thermal object characterization},
  author={Chan Su Park and Hi-Seok Kim},
  journal={International Journal of Engineering \& Technology},
Thermal imaging is used in numerous applications, especially in security, medical and other industry which requires a non-contact temperature measurement. This proposed algorithm improves the thermal image and makes more visible the separation of the sampled object from its background. The extracted image is produced by the following techniques: the pre-processing techniques are the combination of K-means clustering, and inverted Otsu method; canny edge detection and color mapping are used for… 

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