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How is a Point Cloud Captured? Different Modes to Generate Point Cloud Data

POSTED 07/26/2021

Capturing point cloud data is the first step in measuring and inspecting objects in an industrial environment. There are three primary modes 3D scanners use to capture data: single point, profile, and area. Each mode has its own automation applications. Having a general idea of each mode helps industrial professionals or system engineers determine which 3D scanners best optimize a production process.