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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2013
  • pp: 16736–16741

Flexible real-time natural 2D color and 3D shape measurement

Pan Ou, Beiwen Li, Yajun Wang, and Song Zhang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 14, pp. 16736-16741 (2013)

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The majority of existing real-time 3D shape measurement systems only generate non-nature texture (i.e., having illumination other than ambient lights) that induces shadow related issues. This paper presents a method that can simultaneously capture natural 2D color texture and 3D shape in real time. Specifically, we use an infrared fringe projection system to acquire 3D shapes, and a secondary color camera to simultaneously capture 2D color images of the object. Finally, we develop a flexible and simple calibration technique to determine the mapping between the 2D color image and the 3D geometry. Experimental results demonstrate the success of the proposed technique.

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OCIS Codes
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.2650) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Fringe analysis

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: April 9, 2013
Revised Manuscript: June 11, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: June 11, 2013
Published: July 5, 2013

Pan Ou, Beiwen Li, Yajun Wang, and Song Zhang, "Flexible real-time natural 2D color and 3D shape measurement," Opt. Express 21, 16736-16741 (2013)

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