Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with video sensors are widely used for exploration and surveillance tasks. Therefore, the IOSB developed a generic integration platform for the integration of automatic video exploitation methods.
Basically, these methods were developed to relieve the human observer in front of the screens, which is e.g. reached be image stabilization. Furthermore, new information can be generated from the video sequences, e.g.
ABUL ground station
Screenshot of the ABUL-GUI (right: video mosaic).
Left: Drone Luna. Right: MiSAR image.
Left: 3D-depth map from an aerial video sequence. Right: Georeferened video mosaic with a satellite image.