Single-shot 3D motion picture camera with a dense point cloud.

  title={Single-shot 3D motion picture camera with a dense point cloud.},
  author={Florian Willomitzer and Gerd H{\"a}usler},
  journal={Optics express},
  volume={25 19},
We discuss physical and information theoretical limits of optical 3D metrology. Based on these principal considerations we introduce a novel single-shot 3D movie camera that almost reaches these limits. The camera is designed for the 3D acquisition of macroscopic live scenes. Like a hologram, each movie-frame encompasses the full 3D information about the object surface and the observation perspective can be varied while watching the 3D movie. The camera combines single-shot ability with a point… 

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