[ros-users] Calculating height of objects in 3D point clouds

Thorsten Engelhardt thorstenengelhardt at web.de
Tue Mar 1 07:53:18 UTC 2011

You have to know the external parameters of your setup (heigth, tilt angle), then you can just calculate distances with trigonometry and maybe some transformations... 

Have you thought about using a Kinect rather than a SR?


Am 01.03.2011 um 06:16 schrieb guru hegde <guru84_00 at yahoo.com>:

> Dear All,
>         I have a 3D point cloud of a scene from swissranger SR-3000  and i have segmented it to different planar surfaces. I would like to know how can i measure the height of each of these segments. How is this done in general ?
> Thanks in advance,
> Gee.
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