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A New Robust Multiple Pedestrians Detection and Tracking System

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Transportation
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
66989
Program Year/Program:
2006 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
DTRS5705C10105
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
04FH3
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Migma Systems Inc.
1600 Providence Highway Walpole, MA -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2006
Title: A New Robust Multiple Pedestrians Detection and Tracking System
Agency: DOT
Contract: DTRT5706C10029
Award Amount: $719,999.00
 

Abstract:

In Phase I, we have developed new pedestrian detection and tracking techniques based on stereo images. Our system comprises a number of key modules including (1) disparity layered thresholding method that can be used to extract the potential pedestrian(s) layer by layer; (2) pedestrian detectiona and discrimination using 3D convex feature that can be used to detect the pedestrian in each disparity layer; (3) continuous pedestrian association that correlates the same pedestrian in subsequent image frams; and (4) pedestrian motion estimation. We have tested our Phase I system using stereo images of pedestrian walking cross street intersections under various weather conditions. The test results have shown that our system can effectively detect and track multiple pedestrians. Our primary goal in Phase II is to develop a commercial product of pedestrian early warning system with both software and hardware. There are three hardware components in our Phase II product: (1) IR LED stereo camera, (2) eletronic processing unit, and (3) traffic controller. Our disparity estimation algorithms and pedestrians detection and discrimination algorithms will be deployed in the electronic processing unit. We have teamed with two companies for the product development in Phae II, sales and marketing in Phase III.

Principal Investigator:

Bo Ling
President
5086600328
bling@migmasys.com

Business Contact:

Bo Ling
President
5086600328
bling@migmasys.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Migma Systems Inc.
1600 Providence Hwy. Walpole, MA 02081

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No