Our first assignment for the 3D Sensing and Visualization class was to make our own 3D scanner. I was in a group with Kevin, Zach and Frankie. Kevin wanted to try a structured light hack, so we created a webcam that only sees infrared light (we took apart a webcam and replaced the IR-blocking filter over the lens with an exposed piece of film to let only IR light through), and we created an IR light source (wired 3 IR LED’s together).
Kevin wrote the code in Processing: _3dsav_week1 and created the video embedded below:

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