The Sanborn Platform for Indoor Mapping (SPIN™) is a semi-autonomous mobile robotic platform designed exclusively for indoor mapping applications. By utilizing the recent advances made in a variety of 3D technologies including laser scanning, photogrammetry and computer vision, and the state-of-the-art approaches used in robotics, SPIN™ is a leap forward in accurately mapping building interior spaces. SPIN™ is compact, easy-to-operate and a self-navigating system which generates pre-registered spatial data almost in real-time.
SPIN™ For Indoor Mapping
Indoor office/residential environments pose unique challenges for laser scanning using traditional static (tripod-based) systems, owing to the problems of occlusion and added survey times. These issues lead to increased costs. SPIN™, however, uses state-of-the-art Lidar-based simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) algorithms for real-time mapping of the environment and keeping track of the pose and position of the system in a local coordinate system. This then can be exported to global coordinates by using triangulation surveying approaches.
The Sanborn Platform for Indoor Mapping survey solution is designed to collect engineering/survey grade Lidar data in indoor building environments that are time- and resource-consuming with static Lidar sensor platforms, but require an accuracy and resolution that meets the deliverables available through current scanning technologies.
With a system delivering better than 3cm accuracy and a resolution of up to 1cm, SPIN™ products offer unprecedented 3D detail from a platform moving at speeds up to 50 cm/s. The SPIN™ platform leverages Sanborn’s decades of development experience and the latest in Lidar-based SLAM innovation to collect survey-grade Lidar data at 43,200 measurements per second with a 270º FOV, while maintaining a Class 1 Eye Safety Rating.
SPIN™ Technology Benefits:
Collection Efficiency—The system navigates in interior and close quarter environments autonomously and is faster by up to 20x than static scanning platforms.
Accurate Positional Processing—The system integrates survey control, IMU data and positional information from Lidar-based SLAM approaches.
End-to-end Mapping Solution—The indoor mapping platform product complements Sanborn’s outdoor aerial and mobile scanner solutions seamlessly to provide a comprehensive 3D model for any project site.
Product Delivery—SPIN™ acquired data is delivered in standard formats (LAS, ASCII and BIN).
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ABOUT THE ROBOT
- The SPIN Robot combines two LiDAR sensors with onboard 3-axis digital gyroscope, odometer, and an integrated depth camera to provide highly accurate 3D models of the scene.
- Generates 2D floor plans and 3D models of unknown environments.
- Requires no pre-planned trajectory.
- Can avoid obstacles (including people) in real time without human intervention or targets required in the scene.
- Processing time for 2D floor layout: approximately 1x scanning time.
- Processing time for 3D point cloud processing: approximately 2.5x scanning time.
For more information or to order SPIN products or services, call Sanborn customer service at 1.866.SANBORN (1.866.726.2676), or contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.