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2008-11-26

GIS Timelapse for Pedestrian Movement Analysis

Tomasz Gutowski has used yesterday's timelapse tutorial to collect and analyse data on pedestrian movement. Using the timestamps from the imagery and vector based positioning to create a density grid the results are remarkably impressive.

Toms YouTube movie below provides full details:



The possibilities are notable and Tom should be congratulated on the methodology...

2 comments:

  1. Lucas5:43 PM

    Hey Andy,

    I know that there are some commercial solutions that "trace/identify" the heads and retrieve the density of pedestrians automatically. Do you know if there is any free / academic solution or, alternatively, image recognition method that can be adapted for this? It seems that he did manually...

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  2. It does seem to be manually done - but if you can use the timestamp images and autodetect then it would be a quick and easy way to implement density grids.

    We are going to look into it and I'll post and thoughts soon as i can...

    Andy

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