4 February 2010 Automation of 3D scan data capturing and processing
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In this paper a fully automated 3D shape measurement and processing method is presented. It assumes that positioning of measurement head in relation to measured object can be realized by specialized computer-controlled manipulator. On the base of existing 3D scans, the proposed method calculates "next best view" position for measurement head. All 3D data processing (filtering, ICP based fitting and final views integration) is performed automatically. Final 3D model is created on the base of user specified parameters like accuracy of surface representation or density of surface sampling. Exemplary system that implements all mentioned functionalities will be presented. The goal of this system is to automatically (without any user attention) and rapidly (from days and weeks to hours) measure whole object with some limitations to its properties: maximum measurement volume is described as a cylinder with 2,5m height and 1m radius, maximum object's weight is 2 tons. Measurement head is automatically calibrated by the system and its possible working volume starts from 120mm x 80mm x 60mm and ends up to 1,2m x 0,8m x 0,6m. Exemplary measurement result is presented.
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Robert Sitnik, Robert Sitnik, Maciej Karaszewski, Maciej Karaszewski, Wojciech Załuski, Wojciech Załuski, Jan Rutkiewicz, Jan Rutkiewicz, } "Automation of 3D scan data capturing and processing", Proc. SPIE 7526, Three-Dimensional Image Processing (3DIP) and Applications, 75260Y (4 February 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.839189; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.839189

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