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Kalibr is a toolbox that solves the following calibration problems:
- Multiple camera calibration: intrinsic and extrinsic calibration of a camera-systems with non-globally shared overlapping fields of view
- Camera-IMU calibration: spatial and temporal calibration of an IMU w.r.t a camera-system. In an extended version, spatial and temporal1 calibration of a camera system w.r.t. multiple IMUs as well as IMU intrinsic calibration is supported.
To make the calibration task more convenient and reproducible the following tools are available:
- camera focus: tool to set the camera focus in a reproducible way
- calibration validator: validation tool that computes the reprojection error statistics of the calibrated camera-system on live ROS image streams
For questions or comments, please open an issue on Github.
Tutorial: IMU-camera calibration
A video tutorial for the IMU-camera calibration can be found here:
The calibration approaches used in Kalibr are based on the following papers. Please cite the appropriate papers when using this toolbox or parts of it in an academic publication.
- Paul Furgale, Joern Rehder, Roland Siegwart (2013). Unified Temporal and Spatial Calibration for Multi-Sensor Systems. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Tokyo, Japan.
- Paul Furgale, T D Barfoot, G Sibley (2012). Continuous-Time Batch Estimation Using Temporal Basis Functions. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 2088–2095, St. Paul, MN.
- J. Maye, P. Furgale, R. Siegwart (2013). Self-supervised Calibration for Robotic Systems, In Proc. of the IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IVS)
Copyright (c) 2014, Paul Furgale, Jérôme Maye and Jörn Rehder, Autonomous Systems Lab, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Copyright (c) 2014, Thomas Schneider, Skybotix AG, Switzerland
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