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Photogrammetry 3D Scanner


For any information regarding the 3D Photogrammetry Scanner, or to arrange to use it for a project, please contact

Imaging Research Center
101 ITE Building, UMBC
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

National Science Foundation, Major Research Instrumentation Award

Award Number: 1428204
Project Title: MRI: Acquisition of a 3D object and motion capture system
PI: Marc Olano, Associate Professor, Computer Science & Electrical Engineering
Awardee: University of Maryland Baltimore County
Date Awarded: 2014
Amount: $180,000
Contractor: Complete scanner rig software and hardware designed and built by Direct Dimensions, Owings Mills, Maryland

Photogrammetry 3D Scanner UMBC Advisory Committee

Marc Olano, PI, NSF MRI Grant, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Dan Bailey, Co-PI, Visual Arts
Amy Hurst, Co-PI, Information Systems
Lee Boot, Director, Imaging Research Center
Don Engel, Assistant Vice President for Research

Photogrammetry 3D Scanner Technical Staff

Mark Jarzynski, IRC Technical Director, Programing
Ryan Zuber, IRC Technical Director, Animation
Marsha Velli, IRC Accountant
Mark Murnane, IRC Undergraduate Research Assistant, Scanner Manager


94 Cameras: Canon EOS T5i
Lenses: 18-55 and 55-250
8 Flashes: Alienbees B 1600
8 Data Projectors
4 Camera Trigger Boxes
4 Camera Control Computers
Scan Master Computer
Scan Manager Software, custom software written by Direct Dimensions
Processing Computer: 3.5 GHz 6 cores, RAM 64 GiB, 3xNvidia Geforce 980 GTX
PhotoScan software, Agisoft
Agisoft Quick, custom software written by Direct Dimensions