Non-Invasive Model Attitude and Deformation Measurement

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA9101-06-M-0116
Agency Tracking Number: F061-298-3855
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2006
Solicitation Year: 2006
Solicitation Topic Code: AF06-298
Solicitation Number: 2006.1
Small Business Information
3475 Edison Way , Bldg P, Menlo Park, CA, 94025
DUNS: 809641533
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Michael Lin
 Staff Scientist
 (650) 369-6783
 mike@acuitytx.com
Business Contact
 Robert Clark
Title: President
Phone: (650) 369-6783
Email: bob@acuitytx.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
A shape capture system for field and industrial capture of surface contours and discontinuous shapes is proposed. The system will provide accuracy of 0.01 inch or better at over 1 million points distributed over a region 100 inches across from three or more images obtained with a high resolution handheld digital camera. A tripod or bench mounted projector projects a pattern onto the surface from which the point positions can be derived. This can be moved to allow capture of different overlapping areas which can be combined into a single surface representation. The working envelope of the system is from less than 50 inches to beyond 200 inches, with accuracy proportional to the distance from the projector to the surface. Immediate feedback to the operator will ensure that all necessary regions are captured and resolved.

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