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Monitoring surrounding areas of truck-trailer combinations

Ehlgen, Tobias ; Pajdla, Tomas

The 5th International Conference on Computer Vision Systems, 2007
Bielefeld, 21. - 24. März 2007

Drivers of trucks and buses are not able to survey the surrounding area of their vehicles. In this paper a system is presented that provides a bird's-eye view of the surrounding area of a truck-trailer combination to the driver. This view enables the driver to maneuver the vehicle easily in complicated environments. The system consists of four omnidirectional cameras mounted on a truck and trailer. The omnidirectional images are combined in such a way that a bird's-eye view image is generated. A sensor measures the angle between truck and trailer, thus the bird's-eye view image is constructed appropriate to this angle.

Schlagwörter: Automotive Vision Systems, Omnidirectional Cameras, Bird's-eye view, Automotive Environment Perception
Beteiligte Einrichtung: Technische Fakultät, Arbeitsgruppen der Informatik
DDC-Sachgruppe: Datenverarbeitung, Informatik

Ehlgen, Tobias ; Pajdla, Tomas  (2007)  Monitoring surrounding areas of truck-trailer combinations. The 5th International Conference on Computer Vision Systems, 2007

URL: http://biecoll.ub.uni-bielefeld.de/volltexte/2007/24

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