3D Scanners

CACDS owns two 3-D Scanners, the Artec Spider and the Artec Eva.  The Artec Eva is used for capturing larger objects, while the Spider has fine details for smaller objects.  These scanners will allow us to do some amazing things in the future.

See below for a brief breakdown on what these scanners can do.

Spider Eva
Ability to capture texture Yes Yes
3D resolution, up to 0.1 mm 0.5 mm
3D point accuracy, up to 0.05mm 0.1 mm
Texture resolution 0.03% over 100 cm 0.03% over 100 cm
Colors 24 bpp 24 bpp
Light Source Blue LED Flash Bulb (no laser)
Working Distance 0.17 – 0.3 m 0.4 – 1 m
Video frame rate, up to 7.5 fps 16 fps
Exposure time 0.0005 s 0.0002 s
Data Acquisition speed, up to 1,000,000 points/s 2,000,000 points/s
Mult core processing Yes Yes
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