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Number: 356/602
Name: Optics: measuring and testing > Shape or surface configuration > Triangulation
Description: Subject matter wherein the measurement is performed by projecting a beam or pattern of light onto the surface and detecting the image of the surface with a spot or pattern thereon and using triangulation to determine a shape.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
356/606 Line of light projected 132
356/603 Projection of structured light pattern 225
356/608 Scan 218

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8675208 Laser profiling attachment for a vision system camera Mar. 18, 2014
8654353 Measuring method for topography of moving specimen and a measuring apparatus thereof Feb. 18, 2014
8619126 Single-lens, single-sensor 3-D imaging device with a central aperture for obtaining camera position Dec. 31, 2013
8570530 Apparatus for dental surface shape and shade imaging Oct. 29, 2013
8553234 Shape measurement device Oct. 8, 2013
8534844 Dynamic keystone correction Sep. 17, 2013
8491135 Interactive projection with gesture recognition Jul. 23, 2013
8462353 Surface shape measurement apparatus Jun. 11, 2013
8462355 3D scanning acousto-optic microscope Jun. 11, 2013
8436606 Rotation detector May. 7, 2013
8437010 Surface analysis for detecting closed holes, and device May. 7, 2013
8427656 Robust three-dimensional shape acquisition method and system Apr. 23, 2013
8416427 Three-dimensional surface measuring scanner Apr. 9, 2013
8379134 Object detection and selection using gesture recognition Feb. 19, 2013
8363229 System and method for height triangulation measurement Jan. 29, 2013
8319978 System and method for probe mark analysis Nov. 27, 2012
8279450 Intra-oral measurement device and intra-oral measurement system Oct. 2, 2012
8270044 Scanning apparatus having image correction function Sep. 18, 2012
8260569 Determining a dimension of a regular pattern of elements Sep. 4, 2012
8213022 Spatially smart optical sensing and scanning Jul. 3, 2012
8134719 3-D imaging using telecentric defocus Mar. 13, 2012
8130383 Optical signal analysis apparatus and optical signal analysis method Mar. 6, 2012
8094322 Method and apparatus for the determination of the 3D coordinates of an object Jan. 10, 2012
8094321 Photogrammetric target and related method Jan. 10, 2012
8082120 Hand-held self-referenced apparatus for three-dimensional scanning Dec. 20, 2011
8064684 Methods and apparatus for visualizing volumetric data using deformable physical object Nov. 22, 2011
8035052 Method and apparatus for visiometric in-line product inspection Oct. 11, 2011
8027530 Apparatus and method for optically surveying and/or examining a welding componentry Sep. 27, 2011
7901096 Illumination for projecting an image Mar. 8, 2011
7884949 Three-dimensional image measuring apparatus Feb. 8, 2011
7876455 Three-dimensional shape measuring method and apparatus for the same Jan. 25, 2011
7872764 Machine vision for predictive suspension Jan. 18, 2011
7873488 On-site calibration method and object for chromatic point sensors Jan. 18, 2011
7841529 Multiple optical head inspection system and a method for imaging an article Nov. 30, 2010
7840374 Method and device for measuring an object for measurement Nov. 23, 2010
7812970 Method and system for inspecting parts utilizing triangulation Oct. 12, 2010
7768656 System and method for three-dimensional measurement of the shape of material objects Aug. 3, 2010
7733503 Method and system for optical measurement of the shape of an article Jun. 8, 2010
7717574 Method for simplifying the imaging of objects with non-Lambertian surfaces May. 18, 2010
7715024 Method of and apparatus for determining geometrical dimensions of a wheel rim, in particular when fitting and/or removing a motor vehicle tyre May. 11, 2010
7692144 Electron beam exposure or system inspection or measurement apparatus and its method and height detection apparatus Apr. 6, 2010
7684053 Optical displacement sensor and distance measuring apparatus Mar. 23, 2010
7679757 Non-contact profile measurement system Mar. 16, 2010
7671999 Device for measuring parts by triangulation sensors and an evaluation unit for determining Mar. 2, 2010
7643159 Three-dimensional shape measuring system, and three-dimensional shape measuring method Jan. 5, 2010
7623702 Contour triangulation system and method Nov. 24, 2009
7602506 Method for contactlessly and dynamically detecting the profile of a solid body Oct. 13, 2009
7586623 Optical metrology of single features Sep. 8, 2009
7573583 Laser digitizer system for dental applications Aug. 11, 2009
7559134 Pick and place machine with improved component placement inspection Jul. 14, 2009

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