3D Scanner: Obtaining 3D Points Through Image Processing

Speaker(s): Grady Barrett, Jeff Bishop, Tyler Gunter
Date: May 4, 2013 10:45am – 11:25am
Location: Morken Center 203, Pacific Lutheran University

3D Technology is a growing field, particularly in 3D Printing. Our project does the reverse: it scans a real-world object to create a digital representation. Using a motor, laser line, webcam, and math, we gather and manipulate data to determine 3D points that can be drawn and used to form a mesh.