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Implementation of Kern SPACE vision software through a transputer network
Author(s): G. Zhou
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Paper Abstract

Kern SPACE (System for Positioning and Automated Coordinate Evaluation) is a non-contact 3-D measuring system which utilizes high precision motor-driven theodolites with integrated CCD cameras for image acquisition. The system applies image processing techniques to accurately determine the image coordinates of a predefined target to a subpixel accuracy, the image coordinates are then converted to angular values to adjust theodolite angular readings. A transputer network is an ideal means to implement the current image processing software in a parallel processing mode, thus high-speed surface contouring and automated target tracking using a theodolite-based measuring system will become reality.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1990
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1230, International Conference on Optoelectronic Science and Engineering '90, 12305U (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.2294847
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G. Zhou, GPZ Technology Co. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1230:
International Conference on Optoelectronic Science and Engineering '90
DaHeng Wang, Editor(s)

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