Vision-Based Trajectory Tracking on the 3D Virtual Space for a Quadrotor

@article{Jurado2012VisionBasedTT,
  title={Vision-Based Trajectory Tracking on the 3D Virtual Space for a Quadrotor},
  author={Francisco Jurado and Guillermo Palacios and Francisco Geu Flores},
  journal={2012 IEEE Ninth Electronics, Robotics and Automotive Mechanics Conference},
  year={2012},
  pages={31-36}
}
  • F. Jurado, G. Palacios, F. Flores
  • Published 19 November 2012
  • Computer Science
  • 2012 IEEE Ninth Electronics, Robotics and Automotive Mechanics Conference
In this paper, we propose a vision-based system for real-time 3D trajectory tracking. The vision system is implemented using the KINECT sensor (color and depth cameras). Image processing is performed using freeware and open source software. The image processing recovers the 3D position vector for the centroid of the target to track. We define a target object to track in a 3D space in order to emulate, on a virtual reality environment, a quad rotor which describes the trajectory traced on the 3D… 
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