M.S. (Master of Science)
Department of Electrical Engineering
This work implements face recognition technique on Raspberry Pi using Kinect Xbox 360 camera and IRobot. The aim of this project is to create a cost effective standalone face recognition system to use in search and rescue operations or in any hazardous areas. To achieve this, I am using raspberry pi as processor, Kinect camera to capture live feeds from the scene and Roomba to move around the location. Anyone can access this program with appropriate setup. We will ask Roomba to find out a specific person in a room. By moving in a predefined path, Roomba will identify every person and stops in front of the person to verify he/she is the person specified. It will continue this until it identifies the required person and when it does, it will stop and says, "I found this person." This can be done in two steps: face detection to locate the person and face recognition to recognize the person in a given frame.
Vemulapalli, Kanaka Sunanda, "Implementing face recognition on Raspberry Pi using Kinect camera" (2018). Graduate Research Theses & Dissertations. 3498.
Northern Illinois University
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