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Chinese Optics Letters


  • Vol. 4, Iss. 9 — Sep. 10, 2006
  • pp: 553–555

Video stabilization with sub-image phase correlation

Juanjuan Zhu and Baolong Guo  »View Author Affiliations

Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 4, Issue 9, pp. 553-555 (2006)

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A fast video stabilization method is presented, which consists of sub-image phase correlation based global motion estimation, Kalman filtering based motion smoothing and motion modification based compensation. Global motion is decided using phase correlation in four sub-images. Then, the motion vectors are accumulated to be Kalman filtered for smoothing. The ordinal motion compensation is applied to each frame with modification to prevent error propagation. Experimental results show that this stabilization system can remove unwanted translational jitter of video sequences and follow intentional scan at real-time speed.

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OCIS Codes
(040.7290) Detectors : Video
(100.2000) Image processing : Digital image processing
(330.4150) Vision, color, and visual optics : Motion detection

Juanjuan Zhu and Baolong Guo, "Video stabilization with sub-image phase correlation," Chin. Opt. Lett. 4, 553-555 (2006)

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