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A very low-cost 3D scanning system for whole-body imaging
Author(s): Jeremy Straub; Scott Kerlin
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Paper Abstract

A low-cost, high resolution 3D scanning system has been developed at the University of North Dakota that creates 3D models (complete with color and texture data) using hardware and software with a cost of approximately $5,000. This paper presents the design, testing and initial uses for this scanning hardware; it also discusses the efficacy of this technology for a variety of applications and the utility of being able to capture high-quality scans at low cost. A discussion of the required operating conditions and the limitations that this places on the applications the scanner is suitable for is also included.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 May 2015
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 9487, Smart Biomedical and Physiological Sensor Technology XII, 94870X (13 May 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2176561
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Jeremy Straub, Univ. of North Dakota (United States)
Scott Kerlin, Univ. of North Dakota (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9487:
Smart Biomedical and Physiological Sensor Technology XII
Brian M. Cullum; Eric S. McLamore, Editor(s)

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