13 October 2014 Low-cost commodity depth sensor comparison and accuracy analysis
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Low cost depth sensors have been a huge success in the field of computer vision and robotics, providing depth images even in untextured environments. The same characteristic applies to the Kinect V2, a time-of-flight camera with high lateral resolution. In order to assess advantages of the new sensor over its predecessor for standard applications, we provide an analysis of measurement noise, accuracy and other error sources with the Kinect V2. We examined the raw sensor data by using an open source driver. Further insights on the sensor design and examples of processing techniques are given to completely exploit the unrestricted access to the device.
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Timo Breuer, Timo Breuer, Christoph Bodensteiner, Christoph Bodensteiner, Michael Arens, Michael Arens, "Low-cost commodity depth sensor comparison and accuracy analysis", Proc. SPIE 9250, Electro-Optical Remote Sensing, Photonic Technologies, and Applications VIII; and Military Applications in Hyperspectral Imaging and High Spatial Resolution Sensing II, 92500G (13 October 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2067155; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2067155


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