S. Grazioso et al., "INBODY: Instant Photogrammetric 3D Body Scanner", in Proc. of 7th Int. Conf. on 3D Body Scanning Technologies, Lugano, Switzerland, 2016, pp. 296-301, doi:10.15221/16.296.
INBODY: Instant Photogrammetric 3D Body Scanner
Stanislao GRAZIOSO 1, Mario SELVAGGIO 1, Giuseppe DI GIRONIMO 1, Roberto RUGGIERO 2
1 Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples (NA), Italy;
2 Ortopedia Ruggiero srl, Cardito (NA), Italy
The digital manufacturing processes initially developed in rapid prototyping centers are nowadays appearing not only in industry, but also in medicine. In particular, in orthopedics, the manufacturing of orthoses is following this trend. The digital manufacturing process of orthoses requires a scanning device for the three-dimensional (3D) digitization of the human body part whose deformity needs to be corrected. However, the slowness of acquisition phase of the recent body scanners may constitute a key issue of the overall process, especially for patients with mobility impairments.
This work aims at presenting INBODY, an instant photogrammetric 3D full body scanner. The motivation behind it is to speed up the acquisition phase of 3D human models, up to make it instantaneous. INBODY provides several features of interests in 3D body scanning technologies: (i) instant acquisition of the human body model; (ii) precision and accuracy of the resulting 3D model comparable with laser systems; (iii) affordable costs.
INBODY is built upon a modular and distributed architecture: in this paper we highlight its key concepts and illustrate its potential through a case study, the real time acquisition and the 3D reconstruction of a human full body and a human torso, used for the digital manufacturing process of orthoses. Moreover, INBODY can be used also in other fields, whenever body measurements and 3D human models are needed (sport, medicine, fashion, ...).
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