I suppose CGI's RE1000 would make him really suspicious.
> From: Michael C Maguire[SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: Monday, December 01, 1997 10:53 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Stereo-imaging question
> Dear RP Group,
> A few months ago I asked about some of the Mars Pathfinder imagery
> that had
> presumably been converted from stereo-camera imagery, to .stl,
> ultimately to LOM
> models. Does anyone know of how the images were converted to .stl
> used, vendor or service bureau who did the conversion)?
> My reason for asking is a bit non-technical. A respected member of our
> lab is
> retiring and we want to have a replica of his head reproduced in a
> casting. If we ask him to get his head scanned he'll be suspicious. If
> we can use a digital camera to generate a reasonable 3D facsimile of
> his head
> (without having to send him to Mars), this would be desired.
> Thanks for any help.
> Michael C. Maguire, Ph.D.
> Liquid Metal Processing Laboratory
> Mail Stop 1134
> Sandia National Laboratories
> Albuquerque, NM 87185-1134
> Phone: 505-845-3105
> FAX: 505-845-3430
> email: email@example.com
> P.S. Since this is coming out of personal funds from his peers, the
> National Lab resources will not be available to tackle this problem.
> I'd have written a proposal for a few million dollars and would have
> spread the
> work out over three years. ;)
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