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The hardware used for range acquisition consists of a laser
rangefinder, a rotating mirror to scan a vertical plane, a panning unit, a
conventional PC, and a cart to move all the equipment from location to
location. We have also included a 12 volt, deep-cycle battery with an
inverter, allowing us to keep power cords out of the images. This
section describes each in more detail.
rangefinder, scanning mirror, and pan-tilt unit. The hi-ball
tracking unit is on top, with 6 lenses looking at the ceiling.
Lars S. Nyland