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Sensors 2013, 13(5), 5923-5936; doi:10.3390/s130505923

An Intelligent Automated Door Control System Based on a Smart Camera

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Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei City 106, Taiwan
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Department of Communication Engineering, Oriental Institute of Technology, New Taipei City 220, Taiwan
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Department of Electrical Engineering, Tung-Nan University, New Taipei City 222, Taiwan
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Received: 15 March 2013 / Revised: 24 April 2013 / Accepted: 3 May 2013 / Published: 10 May 2013
(This article belongs to the Section Physical Sensors)
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Abstract

This paper presents an innovative access control system, based on human detection and path analysis, to reduce false automatic door system actions while increasing the added values for security applications. The proposed system can first identify a person from the scene, and track his trajectory to predict his intention for accessing the entrance, and finally activate the door accordingly. The experimental results show that the proposed system has the advantages of high precision, safety, reliability, and can be responsive to demands, while preserving the benefits of being low cost and high added value.
Keywords: computer vision; curve fitting; Gaussian distribution; human detection; path analysis; power saving computer vision; curve fitting; Gaussian distribution; human detection; path analysis; power saving
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).

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Yang, J.-C.; Lai, C.-L.; Sheu, H.-T.; Chen, J.-J. An Intelligent Automated Door Control System Based on a Smart Camera. Sensors 2013, 13, 5923-5936.

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