30 September 2003 Face tracking system for facial image capturing
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Proceedings Volume 5264, Optomechatronic Systems IV; (2003) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.519560
Event: Photonics Technologies for Robotics, Automation, and Manufacturing, 2003, Providence, RI, United States
Since at our laboratory, the basic configuration of the facial caricaturing system PICASSO has been constructed, it is strongly expected to get sufficient input image from a person who is naturally performing in front of the PICASSO camera system. From this viewpoint, we developed a face tracking PC system for capturing sufficient facial image especially in size by means of PTZ (Pan-Tilt-Zoom) camera collaborated with a fixed CCD camera. Irises are successfully recognized from the motion images captured from PTZ camera. These irises can be utilized to provide a key feature for realizing an automated facial recognizing system. In this system, a person performing naturally in poise and in facial expression within the scope of the fixed CCD camera can be stably tracked and the sufficient images in resolution of PTZ camera were successfully analyzed for iris recognition and facial parts extractions. This face tracking and face recognition system was characterized by a novel template replacement scheme among the successive image frames. Experimental results were also demonstated in this paper. This system works well in a practical speed 6-9fps on a usual PC connected to these cameras.
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Takuma Funahashi, Takuma Funahashi, Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi, Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi, Masafumi Tominaga, Masafumi Tominaga, Hiroyasu Koshimizu, Hiroyasu Koshimizu, } "Face tracking system for facial image capturing", Proc. SPIE 5264, Optomechatronic Systems IV, (30 September 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.519560; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.519560

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