RE: [rp-ml] 3D scanning of insects

From: Steven Adler \(A3DM \) <>
Date: Mon Jun 22 2009 - 23:42:11 EEST

MicroCT would be the best solution. We have achieved resolutions in 5-10
micron range from a variety of sources

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Steven Adler

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf
Of John Eric Voltin
Sent: Monday, June 22, 2009 1:05 PM
Subject: Re: [rp-ml] 3D scanning of insects

This is probably different than you are thinking, but you could use a
photogrammetric approach on a set of images generated with a microscope or
scanning electron microscope.

 - John

John Eric Voltin
Mechanical Engineer
Agile Technology

> Dear list
> A colleague of mine is working on an art-science Project and one of
> the interests is to perform a precise 3D acquisition of a ?head
> louse?, a scary insect when zoomed in, for a no less scary project: P
> Do you know any 3D scanning technique or apparatus that offers that
> precision (bug size between 1-4mm) or is it only possible by micro
> tomography and other medical type techniques?
> All answers off/ online welcome :D we´re loated in Barcelona, Spain
> Regards
> Javier
> Javier Munguía
> Technical University of Catalonia
> Depto de Ingeniería de Proyectos
> AV. Diagonal 647 Edificio ETSEIB
> Planta 10, Barcelona
Received on Mon Jun 22 23:36:33 2009

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