Robust and Accurate Algorithm for Wearable Stereoscopic Augmented Reality with Three Indistinguishable Markers
AbstractIn the context of surgical navigation systems based on augmented reality (AR), the key challenge is to ensure the highest degree of realism in merging computer-generated elements with live views of the surgical scene. This paper presents an algorithm suited for wearable stereoscopic augmented reality video see-through systems for use in a clinical scenario. A video-based tracking solution is proposed that relies on stereo localization of three monochromatic markers rigidly constrained to the scene. A PnP-based optimization step is introduced to refine separately the pose of the two cameras. Video-based tracking methods using monochromatic markers are robust to non-controllable and/or inconsistent lighting conditions. The two-stage camera pose estimation algorithm provides sub-pixel registration accuracy. From a technological and an ergonomic standpoint, the proposed approach represents an effective solution to the implementation of wearable AR-based surgical navigation systems wherever rigid anatomies are involved. View Full-Text
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Cutolo, F.; Freschi, C.; Mascioli, S.; Parchi, P.D.; Ferrari, M.; Ferrari, V. Robust and Accurate Algorithm for Wearable Stereoscopic Augmented Reality with Three Indistinguishable Markers. Electronics 2016, 5, 59.
Cutolo F, Freschi C, Mascioli S, Parchi PD, Ferrari M, Ferrari V. Robust and Accurate Algorithm for Wearable Stereoscopic Augmented Reality with Three Indistinguishable Markers. Electronics. 2016; 5(3):59.Chicago/Turabian Style
Cutolo, Fabrizio; Freschi, Cinzia; Mascioli, Stefano; Parchi, Paolo D.; Ferrari, Mauro; Ferrari, Vincenzo. 2016. "Robust and Accurate Algorithm for Wearable Stereoscopic Augmented Reality with Three Indistinguishable Markers." Electronics 5, no. 3: 59.
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