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Carnegie Mellon Method Uses Network of Cameras to Track People in Complex, Indoor Settings


June 11, 2013

tracking movements of people in a nursing home Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a method for tracking the locations of multiple individuals in complex, indoor settings using a network of video cameras, creating something similar to the fictional Marauder's Map used by Harry Potter to track comings and goings at the Hogwarts School. The method was able to automatically follow the movements of 13 people within a nursing home, even though individuals sometimes slipped out of view of the cameras. Full Story

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