Low-Power Home Embedded Surveillance System Using Image Processing Techniques

  • K. ArathiEmail author
  • Anju S. Pillai
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 394)


The need for surveillance systems are increasing due to safety and security requirements. And there exists an ample amount of challenging work yet to be explored in this domain. The current work proposes design, development and implementation of a low-power home embedded surveillance system. Such systems being operated throughout the day, consumes considerable amount of power. Power consumption being a crucial design parameter affects the utility of the system. In the proposed system to consume power, use of low-power sensor groups and controlling the activation of surveillance camera is incorporated through the M-bed microcontroller. Presence of a person is detected and face recognition is carried out using various image processing techniques.


Surveillance system PIR sensor Ultrasonic sensor Image processing Viola–Jones detection PCA algorithm Gamma correction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (University)CoimbatoreIndia

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