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ShapeGrabber FootScanner: a low cost high accuracy 3D system for the acquisition of human feet
Author(s): Francois Blais; Joel A. Bisson; Steve Williams; Nancy Robertson; Serge Rozin; Andrew Nelson
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a new acquisition method and the application of the technology for the acquisition of a person's foot. The sensor is designed to meet the requirements of measuring a variety of feet under various ambient optical conditions that can, in other circumstances, seriously affect the data measurements and reduce the reliability of the system. The most important distinction between this ranging method and other more classical approaches is the high tolerance of the method to external optical perturbations as well as reflections form other sensor heads. This allows its use in conventional 'store' or 'medical offices' that are usually bright places.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 March 2000
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3958, Three-Dimensional Image Capture and Applications III, (16 March 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.380039
Show Author Affiliations
Francois Blais, National Research Council Canada (Canada)
Joel A. Bisson, Vitana Corp. (Canada)
Steve Williams, Vitana Corp. (Canada)
Nancy Robertson, Vitana Corp. (Canada)
Serge Rozin, Vitana Corp. (Canada)
Andrew Nelson, Vitana Corp. (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3958:
Three-Dimensional Image Capture and Applications III
Brian D. Corner; Joseph H. Nurre, Editor(s)

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