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A flexible 3D laser scanning system using a robotic arm
Author(s): Zixuan Fei; Xiang Zhou; Xiaofei Gao; Guanliang Zhang
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we present a flexible 3D scanning system based on a MEMS scanner mounted on an industrial arm with a turntable. This system has 7-degrees of freedom and is able to conduct a full field scan from any angle, suitable for scanning object with the complex shape. The existing non-contact 3D scanning system usually uses laser scanner that projects fixed stripe mounted on the Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) or industrial robot. These existing systems can’t perform path planning without CAD models. The 3D scanning system presented in this paper can scan the object without CAD models, and we introduced this path planning method in the paper. We also propose a practical approach to calibrating the hand–in-eye system based on binocular stereo vision and analyzes the errors of the hand-eye calibration.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 June 2017
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 10329, Optical Measurement Systems for Industrial Inspection X, 103294U (26 June 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2278898
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Zixuan Fei, Xi’an Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Xiang Zhou, Xi'an Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Xiaofei Gao, Xi’an Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Guanliang Zhang, Xi'an Jiaotong Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10329:
Optical Measurement Systems for Industrial Inspection X
Peter Lehmann; Wolfgang Osten; Armando Albertazzi Gonçalves, Editor(s)

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