3D Scanning with Kinect

Manager: George Fetters
Team: Derek, Andrew, Travis, Chris, Amberly, Deech, Gene, and many others...
Premise: Create a 3D scanning platform, install opensource 3D software for Kinect and take it to the Archon Convention to get some awesome scans.

We made use of the openNi platform for Kinect and a piece of free software called ReconstructMe for the software stack.  An Xbox 360 was used as a scanner and attached to a tripod.  A rotating scanning table was created.  This table is based on a lazy susan concept with a ball bering that can handle 1000 lbs.  A wooden platform was attached to the lazy susan and a repurposed motor from a powerweels toy was used to turn the person on the table.  A custom wheel had to be fabricated to provide traction and a spring plate was used to hold the motor against the platform.

This is the scanner at the Archon booth

An image of the scanning table.

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Agenda

Today

  1. Game Night* Extra Life * ArchReactor
    • Start time: 12:00pm
    • End time: 10:00pm
    • Come out and play Board Games. Settlers of Catan, Dominion, Ticket to Ride, Chaos of the Old World... and oh so many others. Food is provided for the day in the form of a large sandwich, so bring 5$ to cover yourself for the day. Drinks are in the Fridge for a small donation, or bring your own.

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  2. Hack Something!

Tuesday, October 28th

  1. Halloween Potluck

Thursday, October 30th

  1. Laser Workshop Night

Sunday, November 2nd

  1. Hack Something!