CN201174738Y - Automatic tracking system and apparatus thereof - Google Patents

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CN201174738Y
CN201174738Y CNU2008200031086U CN200820003108U CN201174738Y CN 201174738 Y CN201174738 Y CN 201174738Y CN U2008200031086 U CNU2008200031086 U CN U2008200031086U CN 200820003108 U CN200820003108 U CN 200820003108U CN 201174738 Y CN201174738 Y CN 201174738Y
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萧翌伶
林资智
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The utility model provides an automatic tracking device which is suitable for adjusting the faced direction of a scene of a digital video camera. The automatic tracking device comprises a base, a transmission module and a control unit, wherein the digital video camera is assembled at the upper part of the base; the transmission module is coupled at the lower part of the base and is linked with the base; the control unit is coupled between the digital video camera and the transmission module and is used for sending a rotational signal to the transmission module according to the shooting direction of the digital video camera. Therefore, the transmission module is rotated to an appropriate angle according to the rotational signal to drive the digital video camera to face to the appropriate direction.

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Automatic tracking system and device thereof
Technical field
The utility model relates to a kind of follow-up mechanism, refers to a kind of follow-up mechanism towards the orientation that can adjust a digital photographic device automatically especially.
Background technology
General digital photographic device, as digital camera (following all illustrate) with digital camera, in operation and design aspect, invariably with pursue take high-quality, image quality clearly image be target.In order to cooperate long-time shooting and to pursue the demand of stable image, thereby develop photography and fix the position of digital camera and take direction, in order to avoid because of the hand-held problem that causes filmed image to blur of rocking with foot rest.
Traditional photography is provided with cradle head device mostly with foot rest, can set firmly thereon for digital camera, as No. the 00138620th, the novel patent announcement of TaiWan, China, cradle head device described in " photography foot rest cradle head structure " patent has the structure of adjusting direction, angle of inclination, what the user can adjust cradle head device on demand horizontally rotates angle, position height and vertical bank angle, and then drives the orientation of the camera lens of digital camera towards the desire filmed image.But though photography foot rest auxiliary figure camera pick-up image stably, yet in use, when especially taking dynamic object, the user must control the anglec of rotation of cradle head device at any time, can follow the attitude object of flapping, so, not only very not convenient, the user also can't go into the mirror photography simultaneously with the object in the motion.
Again, even take stationary body, or even when autodyning, the user can be fixedly arranged on digital camera on the cradle head device earlier, and adjusts suitable orientation angle in advance, with can image that acquisition after the BR function of setting digital camera is desired.Yet, because existing photography can't be adjusted lens direction in response to the position of being made a video recording with foot rest, do not cause easily because of the camera lens check and correction does not precisely capture not meet the picture of having anticipated, and in shooting process, the user more is subjected to the restriction of digital camera camera lens fixed-direction and can not arbitrarily be shifted.
Therefore, as from the foregoing, in fact the user using existing photography to use foot rest, obviously still exists above-mentioned inconvenience and defective, and can wait to be improved part.
The utility model content
In view of this, automatic tracking system that the utility model proposed and device thereof, be applicable to a digital photographic device is fixedly arranged on the automatic follow-up mechanism, automatic follow-up mechanism receives the trace signals of digital photographic device transmission and adjusts suitable rotational angle and angle of inclination, and the camera lens of the automatic control figure camera of phase energy is with quilt shooting movement of objects.
The purpose of this utility model is to provide a kind of automatic tracking system and device thereof, and can control automatically a digital photographic device towards the orientation.
The utility model discloses a kind of automatic tracking system, includes a digital photographic device and an automatic follow-up mechanism.
The utility model more discloses a kind of automatic follow-up mechanism, be applicable to adjust above-mentioned digital photographic device towards the orientation.Described digital photographic device is particularly including a storage element, a processing unit and a signal transmission interface.The special face recognition program that stores in the storage element is in order to the identification face location; Processing unit is coupled to this storage element, in order to carry out this face recognition program and to produce a trace signals according to the result of this face recognition program; Signal transmission interface is coupled to this processing unit, in order to receive this trace signals and it is passed to outer member.
Described automatic follow-up mechanism comprises a pedestal, a transmission module and at least one bracing frame.Pedestal is a hollow accommodating body, can establish it for this digital photographic device group on it, and inside is provided with a control unit and a power subsystem.Control unit is coupled between this digital photographic device and this transmission module, give this transmission module in order to transmit a turn signal according to this trace signals, wherein this automatic follow-up mechanism receives the trace signals that spreads out of from signal transmission interface by a holding wire that is coupled between processing unit and the control unit.Power subsystem is used for supplying electric power so that the mutual start of each element in the automatic follow-up mechanism.And an end of bracing frame is coupled to the below of transmission module, can stand on the horizontal plane in order to support this automatic follow-up mechanism.
Transmission module rotates to suitable angle according to the turn signal that transmits from control unit, and its inside is provided with: one first stepper motor, one second stepper motor, one first rotation axis and one second rotation axis.Described first and second stepper motor receives the electric power that power subsystem provides, and turns to suitable angle according to turn signal; First rotation axis is coupled between first stepper motor and the bracing frame, and is driven running by the first stepping revolution; Second rotation axis is coupled between second stepper motor and the pedestal, rotates by second stepper motor and drives this digital photographic device swing that is mounted on this pedestal top.Whereby, transmission module horizontally rotates angle and pitching visual angle according to what trace signals was adjusted this digital photographic device.
In a specific embodiment of the present utility model, described digital photographic device is a digital camera, a digital camera or a data monitor.
In a specific embodiment of the present utility model, also available other lockable of described face recognition program is replaced by the similar software of particular range in the object of making a video recording, and should not exceed with the content that present embodiment was disclosed.
In other words, the utility model provides a kind of automatic follow-up mechanism, be applicable to adjust a digital photographic device towards the orientation, wherein this digital photographic device can transmit a trace signals and give this automatic follow-up mechanism, this automatic follow-up mechanism includes: a pedestal is used for making this digital photographic device to be mounted on its top; One transmission module is coupled to the below of this pedestal, and it includes a plurality of stepper motors, in order to drive this pedestal rotation; And a control unit, be coupled between this digital photographic device and this transmission module, borrow for this transmission module in order to transmit a turn signal according to this trace signals.
The utility model also provides a kind of automatic tracking system, includes: a digital photographic device, and it comprises; One storage element stores a face recognition program, in order to the identification face location; And a processing unit, be coupled to this storage element, in order to carry out this face recognition program and to produce a trace signals according to the result of this face recognition program; And an automatic follow-up mechanism, it comprises: a pedestal is used for making this digital photographic device to be mounted on its top; One transmission module is coupled to the below of this pedestal, and it includes a plurality of stepper motors, in order to drive this pedestal rotation; And a control unit, be coupled between this digital photographic device and this transmission module, give this transmission module in order to transmit a turn signal according to this trace signals; Wherein, be coupled to one holding wire between this processing unit and this control unit and transmit this trace signals to this control unit, whereby, this transmission module rotates to suitable angle according to this turn signal, with this digital photographic device of interlock towards suitable orientation.
In sum, when knowing that automatic tracking system of the present utility model and device thereof utilize the human face recognition software in the digital photographic device to follow the trail of the position of desiring shot object, by above-mentioned technological means, the camera lens of the automatic control figure camera of the utility model energy is towards the orientation, the object in the lock motion so correctly, the user also can autodyne or go into mirror and avoid because of the inaccurate problem that appearance takes place of check and correction camera lens together with scene.
Above general introduction and ensuing detailed description and accompanying drawing all are to be to reach to be scheduled to mode, means and the effect that purpose is taked in order to further specify the utility model.And relevant other purpose of the present utility model and advantage will be set forth in follow-up explanation and accompanying drawing.Right appended accompanying drawing only provides reference and explanation usefulness, is not to be used for the utility model is limited.
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Fig. 1 is the system architecture schematic diagram of digital photographic device one specific embodiment that the utility model disclosed; And
Fig. 2 is the Flat Architecture schematic diagram of a specific embodiment of the automatic tracking system that the utility model disclosed.
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Digital photographic device 1
Storage element 11
Face recognition program 111
Processing unit 13
Signal transmission interface 15
Automatic follow-up mechanism 2
Camera lens 17
Pedestal 21
Control unit 211
Power subsystem 213
Transmission module 23
First stepper motor 231
Second stepper motor 239
First rotation axis 243
Second rotation axis 245
Bracing frame 25
USB wiring 27
Automatic tracking system 3
Embodiment
The automatic tracking system that the utility model proposed and be installed on existing photography with a transmission module is set on the foot rest, lock the position of desiring shot object by the human face recognition software in the digital photographic device that is mounted on automatic follow-up mechanism, operate and drive about this automatic follow-up mechanism rotation up and down to control this transmission module, so adjust the camera lens of digital photographic device can be with by the shooting movement of objects.
The utility model major technique is characterised in that the design of the camera lens of automatic control one digital photographic device towards the orientation, below necessary external hardware and built-in system framework and action thereof are just only proposed, yet, those skilled in the art learn, except following mentioned member, certainly therefore the necessary element that comprises other in the digital photographic device, should not exceed with the content that present embodiment was disclosed.
Automatic tracking system that the utility model disclosed and device thereof can be mounted on it for a digital photographic device, so control the camera lens of this digital photographic device can be automatically towards being rotated by the shooting object.Thereby before addressing the utility model, please consulting Fig. 1 earlier, this figure is the system architecture schematic diagram of a specific embodiment of the digital photographic device that the utility model disclosed.Digital photographic device 1 is particularly including a storage element 11, a processing unit 13 and a signal transmission interface 15.The storage element 11 special face recognition programs 111 that store, it is in order to the identification face location; Processing unit 13 is coupled to this storage element, in order to carry out this face recognition program 111 and to produce a trace signals according to result's (as face location) of this face recognition program 111; Signal transmission interface 15 is coupled to this processing unit 13, in order to receive this trace signals and it is passed to the automatic follow-up mechanism utilization that the utility model proposes.
In a specific embodiment of the present utility model, also available other lockable of described face recognition program 111 is replaced by the similar software of particular range in the object of making a video recording, and should not exceed with the content that present embodiment was disclosed.
In a specific embodiment of the present utility model, digital photographic device 1 is that a digital camera, a digital camera, a data monitor or other can cooperate the device with pick-up image function of the present utility model.
Then, see also Fig. 2, this figure is the Flat Architecture schematic diagram of a specific embodiment of the automatic follow-up mechanism that the utility model disclosed, and the system architecture of wherein relevant cooperation device of the present utility model is please in the lump with reference to figure 1.As shown in Figure 2, automatic tracking system 3 includes a digital photographic device 1 and an automatic follow-up mechanism 2, and wherein this automatic follow-up mechanism 2 is applicable to that the camera lens 17 of adjusting this digital photographic device 1 can be towards the desire shot object.Described digital photographic device 1 is coupled to automatic follow-up mechanism 1 by a holding wire as USB wiring 27, can pass through the trace signals that signal transmission interface 15 transmission processing units 13 produce.
Automatically follow-up mechanism 2 comprises a pedestal 21, a transmission module 23 and at least one bracing frame 25.Pedestal 21 is a hollow accommodating body, and its top is provided with putting groove and pivot hole (not shown), makes digital photographic device 1 can be mounted on the top of pedestal 21, and when pedestal 21 rotated, the related digital photographic device 1 that makes rotated thereupon.The inside of pedestal 21 is provided with a control unit 211 and a power subsystem 213.Control unit 211 is coupled between digital photographic device 1 and the transmission module 23, gives transmission module 23 in order to transmit a turn signal according to the trace signals that spreads out of from signal transmission interface 15.Power subsystem 213 is used for supplying electric power so that the mutual start of each element in the automatic follow-up mechanism 2.And an end of bracing frame 25 is coupled to the below of transmission module 23, can stand on the horizontal plane in order to support this automatic follow-up mechanism 2.
Transmission module 23 rotates to suitable angle according to the turn signal that transmits from control unit 211.Transmission module 23 provides an accommodation space, and its internal structure comprises: one first stepper motor 231, one second stepper motor 239, one first rotation axis 243 and one second rotation axis 245.First and second stepper motor 231,239 receives the electric power that power subsystem provides, and drives the back rotation by turn signal.First rotation axis 243 is coupled between first stepper motor 231 and the bracing frame 25, drive transmission module 23 by 231 rotations of first stepper motor, after first stepper motor 231 was driven, first rotation axis 243 and then rotated and drives whole transmission module 23 and horizontally rotate together.And second rotation axis 245 is coupled between second stepper motor 239 and the pedestal 21, rotates by second stepper motor 239 and drives this digital photographic device 1 swing that is mounted on pedestal 21 tops.
Because transmission module 23 is coupled to pedestal 21 by second rotation axis 245, thereby when first stepper motor 231 drives first rotation axis 243 and then transmission module 23 is rotated, will certainly and then rotate together by related pedestal 21, therefore, second stepper motor 231 also can horizontally rotate according to the digital photographic device 1 that trace signals adjustment is mounted on pedestal 21 tops.
Whereby, digital photographic device 1 produces the trace signals of following the trail of by shooting object direction by face recognition program 111, convert this trace signals to turn signal by control unit 211 subsequently and give transmission module 23, transmission module 23 rotates to suitable angle according to turn signal again, with the orientation of this digital photographic device 1 of interlock towards the object of being made a video recording.Wherein, in following the trail of, in the time of need horizontally rotating digital photographic device 1, just utilize first stepper motor 231 and the 243 mutual starts of first rotation axis to reach by the process of shooting object; And when needing swing digital photographic device 1 to adjust the pitching visual angle, just utilize second stepper motor 239 and the 245 mutual starts of second rotation axis to reach.
Describe in detail by above example, when knowing that automatic tracking system of the present utility model and device thereof utilize the human face recognition software in the digital photographic device to follow the trail of the position of desiring shot object, by above-mentioned technological means, the camera lens of the automatic control figure camera of the utility model energy is towards the orientation, the object in the lock motion so correctly, the user also can autodyne or go into mirror and avoid because of the inaccurate problem that appearance takes place of check and correction camera lens together with scene.
But; the above; only be the detailed description and the accompanying drawing of concrete specific embodiment of the present utility model; be not in order to restriction the utility model; protection range of the present utility model should be as the criterion with the scope of claims; any those skilled in the art in field of the present utility model, can think easily and variation or modify all can be encompassed within the protection range that this case defines.

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1, a kind of automatic follow-up mechanism, be applicable to adjust a digital photographic device towards the orientation, wherein this digital photographic device can transmit a trace signals and give this automatic follow-up mechanism, it is characterized in that this automatic follow-up mechanism includes:
One pedestal is used for making this digital photographic device to be mounted on its top;
One transmission module is coupled to the below of this pedestal, and it includes a plurality of stepper motors, in order to drive this pedestal rotation; And
One control unit is coupled between this digital photographic device and this transmission module, borrows for this transmission module in order to transmit a turn signal according to this trace signals.
2, automatic follow-up mechanism as claimed in claim 1 is characterized in that, more comprises:
At least one bracing frame, the one end is coupled to the below of this transmission module, can stand on the horizontal plane in order to support this automatic follow-up mechanism; And
One power subsystem is arranged in this pedestal, and its supply electric power is so that this transmission module and the mutual start of this control unit.
3, automatic follow-up mechanism as claimed in claim 2 is characterized in that, this digital photographic device includes:
One storage element stores a face recognition program, in order to the identification face location;
One processing unit is coupled to this storage element, in order to carry out this face recognition program and to produce this trace signals according to the result of this face recognition program; And
One holding wire is coupled between this processing unit and this control unit, in order to transmit this trace signals to this control unit.
4, automatic follow-up mechanism as claimed in claim 3 is characterized in that, this stepper motor comprises one first stepper motor and one second stepper motor, and it receives the electric power that this power subsystem provides, and turns to suitable angle according to this turn signal.
5, automatic follow-up mechanism as claimed in claim 4 is characterized in that, this transmission module more includes:
One first rotation axis is coupled between this first stepper motor and this bracing frame, drives this transmission module by this first stepping revolution and horizontally rotates;
One second rotation axis is coupled between this second stepper motor and this pedestal, rotates by this second stepper motor and drives this digital photographic device swing that is mounted on this pedestal top.
6, automatic follow-up mechanism as claimed in claim 1 is characterized in that, this digital photographic device is a digital camera or a digital camera or a data monitor.
7, a kind of automatic tracking system is characterized in that, includes:
One digital photographic device, it comprises;
One storage element stores a face recognition program, in order to the identification face location; And
One processing unit is coupled to this storage element, in order to carry out this face recognition program and to produce a trace signals according to the result of this face recognition program; And
One automatic follow-up mechanism, it comprises:
One pedestal is used for making this digital photographic device to be mounted on its top;
One transmission module is coupled to the below of this pedestal, and it includes a plurality of stepper motors, in order to drive this pedestal rotation; And
One control unit is coupled between this digital photographic device and this transmission module, gives this transmission module in order to transmit a turn signal according to this trace signals;
Wherein, be coupled to one holding wire between this processing unit and this control unit and transmit this trace signals to this control unit, whereby, this transmission module rotates to suitable angle according to this turn signal, with this digital photographic device of interlock towards suitable orientation.
8, automatic tracking system as claimed in claim 7 is characterized in that, more comprises:
At least one bracing frame, the one end is coupled to the below of this transmission module, can stand on the horizontal plane in order to support this automatic follow-up mechanism; And
One power subsystem is arranged in this pedestal, and its supply electric power is so that this transmission module and the mutual start of this control unit.
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