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Dimensional measurement traceability of 3D imaging data



Steven D. Phillips, Craig M. Shakarji, Michael Krystek, K Summerhays


This paper discusses the concept of metrological traceability to the SI unit of length, the meter. We describe how metrological traceability is realized, give a recent example of the standardization of laser trackers, and discuss progress and challenges to the traceability of 3D imaging data.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of SPIE Volume 7239
Conference Dates
January 19-20, 2009
Conference Location
San Jose, CA
Conference Title
3D Imaging Metrology


traceability, calibration, dimensional metrology, simulation, laser scanning, laser tracker


Phillips, S. , Shakarji, C. , Krystek, M. and Summerhays, K. (2009), Dimensional measurement traceability of 3D imaging data, Proceedings of SPIE Volume 7239, San Jose, CA, [online], (Accessed April 22, 2024)
Created January 19, 2009, Updated February 19, 2017