November 17, 2017

Brainstorming

The GroundsBot team likes to think about the future. Sometimes thinking about the future ends in a trade study. Here is a trade study we conducted early on in our design process to select a camera for GroundsBot, which we used to initially select a Zed stereo camera.

ManufacturerPart NumberDescriptionRangeShutterResolutionCostFrame RateCommunicationField of ViewPower ConsumptionROS Support?NotesURL  
Point GreyBBX3-13S2C-38Bumble bee 3global1.3MP350016Firewire
Point GreyBB2-03S2C-25Bumble bee 2global0.3MP189548FirewireYeshttp://wiki.ros.org/rtabmap_ros/Tutorials/StereoOutdoorMapping
RobotshopRB-Fpv-01Blackbird 2??179?NTSC902 Whttp://www.robotshop.com/en/blackbird-2-3d-fpv-camera.html
ZedZED Stereo Camera0.5 - 20mf2208 x 124244915USB 396 H, 56 VYeshttps://zedstore.stereolabs.com/products/zed
e-conTara5-30mglobal(2*752) x 48024960USB 3 / 2Monochrome
e-conCapellaglobal39930USBMonochrome
duo-3dduo-miniglobal45 FPS @ 752x48059545USB1702.5Whttps://duo3d.com/product/duo-mini-lv1#tab=specs
IntelR200Realsense.6-3.5m640x48010960USB?59H, 46V1.6WYesVideos of it working outside, I have my doubts thoughhttps://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/realsense-r200-camera
IntelZR300Realsense.5->3.5m indoor "longer range outdoors"global628x46828960USB 3.059H, 46V1.9Yeslol https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTL8Xb6rS3Uhttps://click.intel.com/intelr-realsensetm-development-kit-featuring-the-zr300.html
IFMO3D303Efector.3-8m176x132131225Ethernet60x4510WYesCan do cloudy days well, sunny days accuracy decreaseshttp://www.ifm.com/products/us/ds/O3D303.htm
Carnegie RoboticsS7Multisense.4-apparently infinity2048x1088 @ 7.5 fps or 1024x544 @ 30fpsquote needed...7.5-30Ethernet80H 45V7WYesAlso has s7s version which looks cheaperhttp://files.carnegierobotics.com/products/MultiSense_S7/MultiSense_Stereo_brochure.pdf
SickVisionary-B.5-6m???Ethernet105x90?Yeshttps://www.sick.com/us/en/vision/3d-vision/visionary-b/c/g348851
NerianSP1Does not say640x480quote needed...15-40USB2.oVariable4Yes