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1 February 1998 User interface using a 3D model for video surveillance
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Proceedings Volume 3228, Multimedia Networks: Security, Displays, Terminals, and Gateways; (1998) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.300894
Event: Voice, Video, and Data Communications, 1997, Dallas, TX, United States
Abstract
These days fewer people, who must carry out their tasks quickly and precisely, are required in industrial surveillance and monitoring applications such as plant control or building security. Utilizing multimedia technology is a good approach to meet this need, and we previously developed Media Controller, which is designed for the applications and provides realtime recording and retrieval of digital video data in a distributed environment. In this paper, we propose a user interface for such a distributed video surveillance system in which 3D models of buildings and facilities are connected to the surveillance video. A novel method of synchronizing camera field data with each frame of a video stream is considered. This method records and reads the camera field data similarity to the video data and transmits it synchronously with the video stream. This enables the user interface to have such useful functions as comprehending the camera field immediately and providing clues when visibility is poor, for not only live video but also playback video. We have also implemented and evaluated the display function which makes surveillance video and 3D model work together using Media Controller with Java and Virtual Reality Modeling Language employed for multi-purpose and intranet use of 3D model.
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Toshihiko Hata, Satoru Boh, Akihiro Tsukada, and Minoru Ozaki "User interface using a 3D model for video surveillance", Proc. SPIE 3228, Multimedia Networks: Security, Displays, Terminals, and Gateways, (1 February 1998); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.300894
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