Distance Measurement Using the Kinect Sensor with Neuro-image Processing

  • Sharma, Kajal
  • Received : 2015.10.14
  • Accepted : 2015.12.10
  • Published : 2015.12.31


This paper presents an approach to detect object distance with the use of the recently developed low-cost Kinect sensor. The technique is based on Kinect color depth-image processing and can be used to design various computer-vision applications, such as object recognition, video surveillance, and autonomous path finding. The proposed technique uses keypoint feature detection in the Kinect depth image and advantages of depth pixels to directly obtain the feature distance in the depth images. This highly reduces the computational overhead and obtains the pixel distance in the Kinect captured images.


Kinect sensor;Neural network;Distance estimation


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