A Distributed Wireless Camera System for the Management of Parking Spaces
AbstractThe importance of detection of parking space availability is still growing, particularly in major cities. This paper deals with the design of a distributed wireless camera system for the management of parking spaces, which can determine occupancy of the parking space based on the information from multiple cameras. The proposed system uses small camera modules based on Raspberry Pi Zero and computationally efficient algorithm for the occupancy detection based on the histogram of oriented gradients (HOG) feature descriptor and support vector machine (SVM) classifier. We have included information about the orientation of the vehicle as a supporting feature, which has enabled us to achieve better accuracy. The described solution can deliver occupancy information at the rate of 10 parking spaces per second with more than 90% accuracy in a wide range of conditions. Reliability of the implemented algorithm is evaluated with three different test sets which altogether contain over 700,000 samples of parking spaces. View Full-Text
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Vítek, S.; Melničuk, P. A Distributed Wireless Camera System for the Management of Parking Spaces. Sensors 2018, 18, 69.
Vítek S, Melničuk P. A Distributed Wireless Camera System for the Management of Parking Spaces. Sensors. 2018; 18(1):69.Chicago/Turabian Style
Vítek, Stanislav; Melničuk, Petr. 2018. "A Distributed Wireless Camera System for the Management of Parking Spaces." Sensors 18, no. 1: 69.