Visual Smoke Detection Using Low-Cost Surveillance Cameras

Originally published at: https://developer.nvidia.com/blog/vision-smoke-detection-using-low-cost-surveillance-cameras/

Researchers from the University of Ulsan in Korea have demonstrated how to spot fires before they spread by using GPU-accelerated video processing to detect smoke, eliminating the need for expensive infra-red cameras and laser range finders. Smoke detection false positives: (a) Original image without reflection detected; (b) Result image without reflection detected; (c) Original image…