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Active Stereo Vision

3D Vision Technology - Active Stereo Vision - Zivid


  • Same as stereo vision.
  • Additional random pattern projector (RPP).
  • Mimicking human vision.

Key considerations

  • Same as stereo vision, but active source.
  • Shorter range
  • Sensitive to ambient / sunlight.
  • No texture on surfaces required.
  • Solves correspondence problem.

Keep learning!

Read the whole article about active and passive 3D vision principles here, including stereo, active stereo, laser, ToF, and structured light machine vision.

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