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Measuring people - April 29 at 2:34:PM
Cesar Zamora
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Could you measuring people using a point of reference from a place that you really have de height?

and if this is possible, then What is the margin of error?


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Re: Measuring people - April 29 3:07:PM
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Your measurements will be accurate only if the calibration object is the same distance from the camera as the person.

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