Nicolas Brunet made a wonderful tutorial for doing a multivolume scan of a person. This instructable would not have been possible without his video. Check him out!
This instructable assumes a number of things!
1) You have some way of rotating a human around in a smooth, steady fashion. We will address this in a future instructable.
2) You have ReconstructMe Console Edition already installed and functioning with the appropriate drivers for your XBOX 360 Kinect
3) You have a copy of Meshlab already installed and functioning.
4) You have a basic understanding of navigating the Windows environment.
ReConstructMe allows for a variety of different scanning modes. You can specify the detail level, scannable volume size, and much more through a config file located in the cfg directory of your installed folder. We utilized the default human_highres config file. You will need to tell ReconstructMe to use this file in order to complete a full body scan.
To do this:
- Create a shortcut to the ReconstructMe.exe program
- Right click on the shortcut
- Select "properties"
- Add this to the end of the target field: "--scan --sensor mskinect,0 --config cfg/volume_1m_highres.txt"
Watch the video
Once you have ReconstructMe up and running, watch the video to learn how to make a basic scan. With everything setup properly, you should be able to digitize a full body within two or three minutes. Good luck!
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