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Multiple structured light system for the 3D measurement of feet
Author(s): Hansjoerg Gaertner; Jean-Francois Lavoie; Eric Vermette; Pascal-Simon Houle
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Paper Abstract

In the field of custom foot orthosis bio-mechanics specialists take negative casts of the patient's feet and produce a positive on which they apply corrective elements. The corrected positive cast is then used to thermoform an orthosis. Several production steps can be simplified or eliminated by a 3D-acquisition of the underside of the foot. Such a complete custom footwear system, developed by Neogenix Technologies Inc., has been reported last year in IS and T/SPIE's symposium. A major improvement aimed at maximizing the coverage of the underside of foot surface has been achieved since by using multiple structured light projection technique. A description of a patent pending hardware set-up and range data extraction by software will be given in this paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 March 1999
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3640, Three-Dimensional Image Capture and Applications II, (8 March 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.341052
Show Author Affiliations
Hansjoerg Gaertner, Neogenix Technologies Inc. (Canada)
Jean-Francois Lavoie, Neogenix Technologies Inc. (Canada)
Eric Vermette, Neogenix Technologies Inc. (Canada)
Pascal-Simon Houle, Neogenix Technologies Inc. (Canada)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3640:
Three-Dimensional Image Capture and Applications II
Joseph H. Nurre; Brian D. Corner, Editor(s)

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