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Usage of Android Operating System for Mobile Robot Navigation with Optical Flow Algorithm and Significant Points 3D Position Estimation

Peter Pásztó, Marian KĬŭčik, Luboš Chovanec, František Duchoň, Peter Hubinský


Smartphones with Android operating system are equipped with sensors usable in robotics. Their usage in this field is starting to be very popular. In our paper we introduce a navigation algorithm with optical flow and a method for estimation of 3D position of significant points all running on an Android smartphone in real-time using OpenCV library.


computer vision, optical flow, position estimation, OpenCV, Android.

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