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Comparison of three coding strategies for a low cost structure light scanner
Author(s): Hanwei Xiong; Jun Xu; Chenxi Xu; Ming Pan
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Paper Abstract

Coded structure light is widely used for 3D scanning, and different coding strategies are adopted to suit for different goals. In this paper, three coding strategies are compared, and one of them is selected to implement a low cost structure light scanner under the cost of €100. To reach this goal, the projector and the video camera must be the cheapest, which will lead to some problems related to light coding. For a cheapest projector, complex intensity pattern can’t be generated; even if it can be generated, it can’t be captured by a cheapest camera. Based on Gray code, three different strategies are implemented and compared, called phase-shift, line-shift, and bit-shift, respectively. The bit-shift Gray code is the contribution of this paper, in which a simple, stable light pattern is used to generate dense(mean points distance<0.4mm) and accurate(mean error<0.1mm) results. The whole algorithm details and some example are presented in the papers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 December 2014
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9297, International Symposium on Optoelectronic Technology and Application 2014: Laser and Optical Measurement Technology; and Fiber Optic Sensors, 92972E (3 December 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2071383
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Hanwei Xiong, Guangdong Univ. of Technology (China)
Jun Xu, Guangdong Univ. of Technology (China)
Chenxi Xu, Guangdong Univ. of Technology (China)
Ming Pan, Guangdong Univ. of Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9297:
International Symposium on Optoelectronic Technology and Application 2014: Laser and Optical Measurement Technology; and Fiber Optic Sensors
Jurgen Czarske; Shulian Zhang; David Sampson; Wei Wang; Yanbiao Liao, Editor(s)

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