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. Hack Something!

Tuesday, May 3rd

  1. Business Meeting

Thursday, May 5th

  1. Hacktivate-IoT Microscope Meeting
    • Start time: 07:00pm
    • End time: 08:00pm
    • Where: Arch Reactor, 2215 Scott Ave, St. Louis, MO 63103, United States
    • Arch Reactor's entry into the Hackaday Prize contest. We are designing and building an IoT enabled Microscope on a budget.

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  2. Creative Club of STL
    • Start time: 07:30pm
    • End time: 09:00pm
    • Where: 2215 Scott Ave, St. Louis, MO 63103
    • Contact Person: Rosanna - spellermath@gmail.com
      Location: Clean shop area/Lounge

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Friday, May 6th

  1. 2600 Meeting
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End time: 10:00pm
    • Where: 2215 Scott Ave, St. Louis, MO 63103, USA
    • Arch Reactor is proud to host the only St. Louis 2600 meeting. All 2600 meetings are open to the public. Visit stl2600.com for more information regarding topic.

      More details about 2600 can be found at http://www.2600.com

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  2. First at Science Center
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End time: 07:00pm
    • Where: Saint Louis Science Center, 5050 Oakland Ave, St Louis, MO 63110, United States
    • Mars Base 2076
      http://www.slsc.org/first-fridays

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Sunday, May 8th

  1. Hack Something!
  2. Open House