AUTOMATED POINT CLOUD REGISTRATION
This project has been developed by Chronoptics™ Group. WaikatoLink is currently seeking expressions of interest in licensing or purchasing this technology.
Automated Point Cloud Registration
This technology provides an automated technique for coarse alignment of two or more 3D point clouds, which have rotational differences of up to 30-40 degrees. Currently coarse registration is a manual step within 3D image manipulation software. Users must manually bring point cloud image captures into rough alignment before methods such as the ICP algorithm can be applied as an automatic fine registration step. The technique will eliminate the need for manual processing and reduce image manipulation time significantly.
This registration technique can be utilised in 3D image manipulation software for the following applications:
- Product design and reverse engineering
- Rapid prototyping
- Eliminates the need for manual processing.
- Aligns point clouds with rotational differences of up to 30-40 degrees, where current technologies are limited to a maximum of 10 degrees.
- High level of computational efficiency
WaikatoLink is currently seeking expressions of interest in licensing or purchasing this technology
- Nigel Slaughter
- General Manager Commercial
Nigel Slaughter | General Manager Commercial
Nigel leads the commercial team at WaikatoLink, with the goal of increasing knowledge transfer and decreasing the complexity of the process. He has worked in commercialisation and technology marketing since 1995, 15 of these years in Europe. Over the course of 300+ commercialisation / marketing projects he has identified a series of essential ingredients for a successful project and these are now reflected in our processes. Nigel has an MBA from Aston Business School and a BSc in International Business from Aston University.
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