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camera calibration quality

asked 2017-03-07 16:06:17 -0500

psi gravatar image

updated 2017-03-08 05:22:08 -0500

Hi, all! I am using camera calibration node for monocular camera. Is there any criterion that says how well the camera was calibrated? And the second question is: should I pass rectified image to some algorithm after calibration or it will be redundant?

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answered 2017-08-07 08:28:01 -0500

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According to the official ROS documentation available here you can check your calibration using the following way:

rosrun camera_calibration --size 8x6 monocular:=/forearm image:=image_rect

Remember that you need to click COMMIT after your calibration is done for the calibration parameters to be uploaded to the camera driver.

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answered 2017-08-03 05:49:15 -0500

Hi! You can pass the camera matrix to image rect and check wether the undistorted image looks good or not.

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As I understood from your post the quality is measured by sight.

psi gravatar image psi  ( 2017-08-03 09:47:47 -0500 )edit

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