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Building machines that see: Finding edges in images: via @ee_times

Building machines that see: Finding edges in images: via @ee_times

Building machines that see: Finding edges in images Eric Gregori, BDTI 5/9/2012 4:11 PM EDT With the emergence of increasingly capable low-cost processors and image sensors, it’s becoming practical to incorporate computer vision capabilities into a wide range of embedded systems, enabling them to analyze their environments via image and video inputs. Products like Microsoft’s Kinect game controller and Mobileye’s driver assistance systems are raising awareness of the incredible potential of embedded vision technology. As a result, many embedded system designers are beginning to think about implementing embedded vision capabilities. In this article, the second in a series, we introduce edge detection, one of the fundamental techniques of computer vision. Like many aspects of computer vision, edge detection sounds simple but turns out to be complex. We explore some of the co...

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