Smart cameras


  • Lucas Leiva INCA/INTIA, UNCPBA
  • Nelson Acosta INCA/INTIA, UNCPBA


The computer vision based applications market is increasing since several years ago. A lot of new application areas are incorporating this type of systems to solve particular problems. An emergent trend in last decades is incorporate dedicated devices to particular problems. A smart camera can be defined as a standalone device which can take decisions by itself, since have the ability of understand images. It is composed by an image sensor and processing logic to perform the task, without the use of PCs. The smart cameras can be found, for example, in surveillance, automotive and industry. The book Smart Cameras covers all aspects for these devices from this history and applications, to market trends. The book is composed by 20 chapters organized in eight parts detailed below.


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How to Cite

Leiva, L., & Acosta, N. (2013). Smart cameras. Journal of Computer Science and Technology, 13(01), p. 51–52. Retrieved from