Vision System for Subpixel Laser Stripe Profile Extraction with Real Time Operation

  • Ulises Martínez
  • Benjamin Valera
  • José Sánchez
  • Victor García
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2905)


Computer vision systems are playing an important role in 3D measurement for industrial applications. Real time image processing algorithms are useful in order to achieve reliability in feature extraction from the global environment starting from planar images. For example, in a structured light vision system is essential to extract the pattern that a laser source is shaping with the objects under inspection. In this sense, this work describes a single strip image extraction algorithm that could be used as an analysis tool in those structured light systems. The experimental setup is implemented using the following equipment: A PC equipped with a frame grabber, a high-resolution CCD camera, a laser stripe projector and specific software developed using Visual C++6. The system accomplishes with real time operation and high subpixel accuracy.


Real Time Operation Camera Calibration Coordinate Measuring Machine Frame Grabber Circular Pattern 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulises Martínez
    • 1
  • Benjamin Valera
    • 1
  • José Sánchez
    • 1
  • Victor García
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro de Ciencias Aplicadas y Desarrollo Tecnológico, UNAMCiudad UniversitariaD.F., México

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