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• Glossary: Industry terminology for 3D Imaging systems
Includes ASTM E2544 - 10: definitions
• How Stuff Works: the principals of measurement with laser scanning and photogrammetry expressed in lay terms
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Field of View (FOV)
Field of View (FOV): The angular extent within which objects are measurable by a device such as an optical instrument without user intervention. (1) For a scanner that is based on a spherical coordinate system, the FOV can typically be given by two angles: horizontal (azimuth) angle and vertical (elevation) angle. (ASTM) f the measurand (the particular quantity subject to measurement). (ASTM)