New Efficient Method of Digital Video Stabilization for In-Car Camera

  • Aleksander Lamża
  • Zygmunt Wróbel
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 287)


The problem of image stabilization in video sequences is important in many applications, including cameras mounted on vehicles. This type of vision systems can be used in vehicles that are the equipment of police and other road services as well as in driving assist systems. The stability of video aquired while driving directly affect the quality resulting in performance of further processing. In this paper, the new approach to digital video stabilization was presented. The proposed method is based on block-matching algorithm, namely Gray-Coded Bit Matching Plain. Modification of the algorithm improves performance by reducing the size of the analyzed block. This was achieved by the introduction of additional information of acceleration in the vertical axis aquired from accelerometer coupled with camera.


image stabilization accelerometer gray-coded bit plain matching in-car camera 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aleksander Lamża
    • 1
  • Zygmunt Wróbel
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biomedical Computer Systems, Institute of Computer Science, Faculty of Computer and Materials ScienceUniversity of Silesia in KatowiceSosnowiecPoland

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