Nov 13, 2013

Large volume DIY 3d scanner based on 39 Raspberry Pi and Raspberry cameras

Clustered Raspberry Pies and Raspberry camera modules form this large volume full person DIY 3d scanner. They scanned hundreds of people on various events!
The setup uses 39 Raspberry Pi + camera units. They all listen to a network broadcast to fully synchronized take 39 photos. The photos are then uploaded to a local SAN for further processing.
The 3d modeling is done using the free cloud service from Autodesk called Recap (
There is extensive documentation available so you can build this powerful 3d scanner yourself.

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