Artificial vision and identification for intelligent orientation using a compass

Authors

  • Alejandro Israel Barranco-Gutiérrez Applied Science and Advanced Technologies Research Center
  • José de Jesús Medel-Juárez Applied Science and Advanced Technologies Research Center

Keywords:

Computer vision, identification, hand compass, RGB Image

Abstract


A method to determine the orientation of an object relative to Magnetic North using computer vision and identification techniques, by hand compass is presented. This is a necessary condition for intelligent systems with movements rather than the responses of GPS, which only locate objects within a region. Commonly, intelligent systems have vision tools and identification techniques that show their position on the hand compass without relying on a satellite network or external objects that indicate their location. The methodof intelligent guidance is based on image recognition for the red needle of a compass, fi ltering the resulting image, and obtaining the angle direction, that allows finding the orientation of the object.
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Published

2013-02-27

How to Cite

Barranco-Gutiérrez, A. I., & Medel-Juárez, J. de J. (2013). Artificial vision and identification for intelligent orientation using a compass. Revista Facultad De Ingeniería Universidad De Antioquia, (58), 191–198. Retrieved from https://revistas.udea.edu.co/index.php/ingenieria/article/view/14614
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