Human actor movement tracking using rgb-camera and Raspberry Pi

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This is the result from a university course named Digital Vision. After watching a tv-show with a lot of participants on a big set, I noticed that the producers used a lot of cameras without anyone operating them, a lot of the cameras only generate a couple of seconds of usable material. This gave me the idea of making a autonomous camera gimbal that aim a camera towards the actors/participants. To do the computing I used a Raspberry Pi 2 and Python. The hardware used is the raspberry camera, two rc-servos, a battery bank, a battery holder and some lasercut MDF-board.

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