Building a Photogrammetry Turntable

One of our goals with AISOS is to make complicated imaging tasks as easy and repeatable as possible.  We want to be able to rapidly produce high quality products, and …

An Introduction to Automated RTI

Let me preface this by saying: 1) Hi. I’m Kevin Falcetano and this is my first AISOS blog post. I am an undergraduate technician working for AISOS and have worked …

Building an Automated RTI Dome

The RTI Build Experience This is the second post in a series, written by  Kevin Falcetano.  See the first post for an introduction. Though time-intensive, the RTI build was relatively simple. …

Photogrammetry with GIGAMacro images

One of the exciting possibilities in the AISOS space is the opportunity to combine technologies in new or novel ways. For example, combining RTI and photogrammetry may allow for 3d …

Diving in on Image Stitching

As we’ve previously discussed, the Gigamacro works by taking many (many) photos of an object, with slight offsets. All of those photos need to then be combined to give you …

Getting the hang of it

We’ve had the Gigamacro and the photogrammetry capture station up and running for about a week now. While both technologies are relatively straightforward in terms of the technology, it’s clear …

First Light

We made good progress in the AISOS space today. The photogrammetry (and later, RTI) camera position is in place. We were lucky to inherit a nice copy stand that was …

All cleaned up

The AISOS space has now been cleaned, painted, and the ethernet jacks are in. Most of our equipment is on-site, with the exception of the Gigamacro which should be arriving …

Getting Rolling

We’re really excited to be moving forward with AISOS. We’re currently in the process of preparing our space, and ordering all of our equipment. We’re hoping to have most of …