Sensor-Equipped Backpack Generates 3D Maps

Sensor-Equipped Backpack Generates 3D Maps
technology

A research team from the University of California, Berkeley has developed a special device that can scan its surroundings, capture images, and create an instant 3D representation of the area.

Naresh Kumar
  • 12 august 2010

A research team from the University of California, Berkeley has developed a special device that can scan its surroundings, capture images, and create an instant 3D representation of the area. The backpack contains a set of laser scanners, sensors and cameras that enable it to generate a texture map of the area around it and snap pictures in all directions, without any human intervention.

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