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Making Things See by Greg Borenstein

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Looking at Our Corrected Model

Let’s take a look at the results of our improved sketch. Launch MeshLab and import the STL from your sketch into your project. When it comes in, it should look something like Figure 5-17. That figure shows a scan I captured of myself propped up against a stack of pillows. This is a huge improvement over our previous results!

An STL created from the updated version of our scanning sketch showing me waving at the Kinect. You can see how our sketch has connected the edges of my form to the backing plane.

Figure 5-17. An STL created from the updated version of our scanning sketch showing me waving at the Kinect. You can see how our sketch has connected the edges of my form to the backing plane.

First of all, the model came in facing the right direction. When we opened it we didn’t have to rotate it ...

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