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Take Three Snapshots - A Tool for Fast Freehand Acquisition of 3D Objects

  • Gabriele Peters
  • Klaus Häming
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5727)

Abstract

We introduce a tool which allows an untrained user to take three images of an object freehand with a simple consumer camera. From these images a 3d model of the visible parts of the object is reconstructed within seconds and visualized realistically. From a research point of view we propose solutions for three weaknesses of the state-of-the-art reconstruction pipeline. These contributions allow for a more robust and a considerably faster reconstruction process than before, which can be used, e.g., to create new types of interfaces or to assist in creating virtual environments.

Keywords

Object Acquisition Object Reconstruction User Interfaces Interaction Techniques Visualisation Techniques Usability 

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Copyright information

© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gabriele Peters
    • 1
  • Klaus Häming
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science, Visual ComputingUniversity of Applied Sciences and ArtsDortmundGermany

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