Implementation of a low-cost smart camera apllication on a cots system

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2011
Baykent, Hayri Kerem
The objective of this study is to implement a low-cost smart camera application on a Commercial off the Shelf system that is based on Texas Instrument’s DM3730 System on Chip processor. Although there are different architectures for smart camera applications, ARM plus DSP based System on Chip architecture is selected for implementation because of its different core abilities. Beagleboard-XM platform that has an ARM plus DSP based System on Chip processor is chosen as Commercial off the Shelf platform. During this thesis, firstly to start-up the Commercial off the Shelf platform the design steps of porting an embedded Linux to ARM core of System on Chip processor is described. Then design steps that are necessary for implementation of smart camera applications on both ARM and DSP cores in parallel are given in detail. Furthermore, the real-time image processing performance of the Beagleboard-xM platform for the smart camera applications is evaluated with simple implementations.

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H. K. Baykent, “Implementation of a low-cost smart camera apllication on a cots system,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2011.