Clear Fundus Images Through High-Speed Tracking Using Glare-Free IR Color Technology

Motoshi Sobue, Hirokazu Takata, Hironari Takehara, Makito Haruta, Hiroyuki Tashiro, Kiyotaka Sasagawa, Ryo Kawasaki, Jun Ohta

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Abstract

Fundus images contain extensive health information. However, patients hardly obtain their fundus images by themselves. Although glare-free infrared (IR) imaging enables easy acquisition of fundus images, it is monographic and challenging to process in real-time in response to high-speed and involuntary fixational eye movement and in vivo blurring. Therefore, we propose applying our IR color technology and providing clear fundus images by high-speed tracking of involuntary fixational eye movements and eliminating in vivo blurs by deconvolution. We tested whether the proposed camera system was applicable in medical prac-tice and capable of medical examination. We verified the IR color fundus camera system could detect oph-thalmological and lifestyle-related diseases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1152-1163
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Robotics and Mechatronics
Volume34
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2022

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Computer Science
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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