IJAT Vol.10 No.5 pp. 813-820
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2016.p0813


3D Model Reconstruction System Development Based on Laser-Vision Technology

Huu-Cuong Nguyen and Byung-Ryong Lee

University of Ulsan
Daehak-ro 93, Nam-gu, Ulsan 680-749, South Korea

Corresponding author

April 12, 2016
July 27, 2016
September 5, 2016
laser-vision technology, point cloud data, 3D model reconstruction, laser-camera calibration, 3D scanning system

We propose a three-dimensional (3D) scanning system based on laser-vision technique and rotary mechanism combination for automatic 3D model reconstruction. The proposed scanning system consists of a laser projector, camera, and turntable. For laser-camera calibration, a new and simple method is applied. The 3D point cloud data of the surface of the scanned object are fully collected by integrating the extracted laser profiles from the laser stripe images corresponding to the rotary angles of the rotary mechanism. The obscured laser profile problem is solved by an additional camera at another viewpoint. From the collected 3D point cloud data, the 3D model of the scanned object is reconstructed based on the facet-representation method. The reconstructed 3D models showed the effectiveness and applicability of the proposed 3D scanning system in many 3D model-based applications.

Cite this article as:
H. Nguyen and B. Lee, “3D Model Reconstruction System Development Based on Laser-Vision Technology,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.10, No.5, pp. 813-820, 2016.
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