Calibration of smartphone’s rear dual camera system

    Mohammed Aldelgawy   Affiliation
    ; Isam Abu-Qasmieh   Affiliation


This paper aims to calibrate smartphone’s rear dual camera system which is composed of two lenses, namely; wide-angle lens and telephoto lens. The proposed approach handles large sized images. Calibration was done by capturing 13 photos for a chessboard pattern from different exposure positions. First, photos were captured in dual camera mode. Then, for both wide-angle and telephoto lenses, image coordinates for node points of the chessboard were extracted. Afterwards, intrinsic, extrinsic, and lens distortion parameters for each lens were calculated. In order to enhance the accuracy of the calibration model, a constrained least-squares solution was applied. The applied constraint was that the relative extrinsic parameters of both wide-angle and telephoto lenses were set as constant regardless of the exposure position. Moreover, photos were rectified in order to eliminate the effect of lens distortion. For results evaluation, two oriented photos were chosen to perform a stereo-pair intersection. Then, the node points of the chessboard pattern were used as check points.

Keyword : camera calibration, dual camera, smartphone, Zhang’s technique, chessboard pattern, cross ratio, low-cost camera

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Aldelgawy, M., & Abu-Qasmieh, I. (2021). Calibration of smartphone’s rear dual camera system. Geodesy and Cartography, 47(4), 162-169.
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