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Indoor mapping eyewear: Geometric evaluation of spatial mapping capability of hololens

K Khoshelham, H Tran, D Acharya, George Vosselman (ed.), Sander Oude Elberink (ed.), Michael Ying Yang (ed.)

International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences | International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) | Published : 2019


Existing indoor mapping systems have limitations in terms of time efficiency and flexibility in complex environments. While backpack and handheld systems are more flexible and can be used for mapping multi-storey buildings, in some application scenarios, e.g. emergency response, a light-weight indoor mapping eyewear or head-mounted system has practical advantages. In this paper, we investigate the spatial mapping capability of Microsoft Hololens mixed reality eyewear for 3D mapping of large indoor environments. We provide a geometric evaluation of 3D mesh data captured by the Hololens in terms of local precision, coverage, and global correctness in comparison with terrestrial laser scanner d..

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Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

This research was supported by the Melbourne School of Engineering Strategic Investment Funds. The support by the Australian Research Council grant DP170100109 is also acknowledged.