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Creating panoramas on mobile phones
Author(s): Miguel Bordallo-Lopez; Olli Silvén; Marius Tico; Markku Vehviläinen
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Paper Abstract

Image stitching is used to combine several images into one wide-angled mosaic image. Traditionally mosaic images have been constructed from a few separate photographs, but nowadays that video recording has become commonplace even on mobile phones, it is possible to consider also video sequences as a source for mosaic images. However, most stitching methods require vast amounts of computational resources that make them unusable on mobile devices. We present a novel panorama stitching method that is designed to create high-quality image mosaics from both video clips and separate images even on low-resource devices. The software is able to create both 360 degree panoramas and perspective-corrected mosaics. Features of the software include among others: detection of moving objects, inter-frame color balancing and rotation correction. The application selects only the frames of highest quality for the final mosaic image. Low-quality frames are dropped on the fly while recording the frames for the mosaic. The complete software is implemented on Matlab, but also a mobile phone version exists. We present a complete solution from frame acquisition to panorama output with different resource profiles that suit various platforms.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 February 2007
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6498, Computational Imaging V, 649807 (28 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.703527
Show Author Affiliations
Miguel Bordallo-Lopez, Univ. of Oulu (Finland)
Olli Silvén, Univ. of Oulu (Finland)
Marius Tico, Nokia Research Ctr. (Finland)
Markku Vehviläinen, Nokia Research Ctr. (Finland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6498:
Computational Imaging V
Charles A. Bouman; Eric L. Miller; Ilya Pollak, Editor(s)

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