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A research on real time three-dimensional lidar color image acquisition system
Author(s): Hongwei Jiao; Shiqiao Qin; Chunsheng Hu; Xingshu Wang
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Paper Abstract

Lidar and CCD camera have the excellent ability of capturing 3D information of objects and they are widely used for 3D modeling. The effective fusion of 3D lidar image and CCD camera color image can give better results. The major problem of fusion lidar data and CCD camera data is the coordinate calibration between them. In consideration of the traits of lidar and CCD camera, a special 3D calibration object was designed, and an improved coordinate calibration method was proposed, which fits a plane using principal components analysis and can highly improve the calibration precision. After the lidar and CCD camera has been calibrated, the data they captured are transferred to fusion computer by USB and network. Data processing and display are achieved in fusion software written in C++ and OpenGL. Experiment results show that our real time image fusion system gives good result in the 3D reconstruction of objects, the imaging rate of the system can get to 5 frames per second.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 August 2011
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8192, International Symposium on Photoelectronic Detection and Imaging 2011: Laser Sensing and Imaging; and Biological and Medical Applications of Photonics Sensing and Imaging, 819211 (20 August 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.899521
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Hongwei Jiao, National Univ. of Defense Technology (China)
Shiqiao Qin, National Univ. of Defense Technology (China)
Chunsheng Hu, National Univ. of Defense Technology (China)
Xingshu Wang, National Univ. of Defense Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8192:
International Symposium on Photoelectronic Detection and Imaging 2011: Laser Sensing and Imaging; and Biological and Medical Applications of Photonics Sensing and Imaging
Farzin Amzajerdian; Weibiao Chen; Chunqing Gao; Tianyu Xie, Editor(s)

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