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C. Dal Mutto, P. Zanuttigh, G.M. Cortelazzo,

Time-of-Flight Cameras and Microsoft Kinect™

SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering,
ISBN 978-1-4614-3806-9
March 2012


Contents overview: The book firstly introduces the technology behind Time-Of-Flight cameras and Microsoft's Kinect. Then the calibration of these devices both alone and together with standard cameras is discussed. How to improve their data with the aid of standard video cameras is also discussed in detail and finally the exploitation of the data produced by these sensors for scene segmentation is presented. 

Chapters list: Introduction.- CW Matricial Time-of-Flight Range Cameras.- Microsoft Kinect™ Range Camera.- Calibration.- Fusion of Depth Data with Standard Cameras Data.- Scene Segmentation and Video Matting Assisted by Depth Data.- Conclusions.


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