Abstract: A system and method for capturing and modeling an environment is described. A user may direct a rangefinder within an environment to capture data points and correlate the data points with predefined objects. One may also capture images of the environment to be used in the modeling environment. Using the present system, one may easily and quickly capture an environment using relatively few data points.
May 20, 2003
Date of Patent:
July 8, 2008
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)
Matthew Kraus, Benito Graniela, Mary Pigora