Simple Active Stereo Vision System for Interior Room Mapping

  • Brendan Kaas McMaster University


Machine vision plays a large role in process automation.  This paper demonstrates the operation of a simple, low cost, active stereo vision system for interior room mapping.  All the components of the system are consumer grade and accessible to the general public, with an overall cost less than 150 CAD.  The system is shown to accurately measure the dimensions of a 239x394 cm room to within 2.1%.  Further low cost improvements to the system are discussed as well as the potential for the technology for a plethora of different applications.


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