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Application of the three-million-pixel consumer camera to digital photogrammetry
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Paper Abstract

Recently, the number of pixels for consumer digital still camera are amazingly increasing by modern semiconductor and digital technology. The biggest pixels as a consumer digital camera were 0.8 millions at the 1996, and transmission techniques of image to PC had been received attention. Only 4 years later, in the 2000, there are 25 kinds of consumer pixel cameras on the market which have more than 3 million pixels in Japan. The functionary for transmission of image of PC is standardized, and the price is less than 1000 US dollars. IN these circumstances, it is expected that 3 million consumer digital still cameras will become useful tool in various real-time imaging fields, e.g. industry, machine and robot vision, archeology, architecture, construction management, and so on. With this objective, performance evaluation of 3 million consumer pixel cameras for digital photogrammetry were investigated in this paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 December 2000
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4309, Videometrics and Optical Methods for 3D Shape Measurement, (22 December 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.410884
Show Author Affiliations
Yoichi Kunii, Tokyo Denki Univ. (Japan)
Hirofumi Chikatsu, Tokyo Denki Univ. (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4309:
Videometrics and Optical Methods for 3D Shape Measurement
Sabry F. El-Hakim; Armin Gruen, Editor(s)

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