AU4168497A - Apparatus and method for making accurate three-dimensional size measurements of inaccessible objects - Google Patents

Apparatus and method for making accurate three-dimensional size measurements of inaccessible objects

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Publication number
AU4168497A
AU4168497A AU41684/97A AU4168497A AU4168497A AU 4168497 A AU4168497 A AU 4168497A AU 41684/97 A AU41684/97 A AU 41684/97A AU 4168497 A AU4168497 A AU 4168497A AU 4168497 A AU4168497 A AU 4168497A
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Prior art keywords
apparatus
method
size measurements
dimensional size
making accurate
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Abandoned
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AU41684/97A
Inventor
David F. Schaack
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David F. Schaack
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Priority to US08/689,993 priority Critical patent/US6009189A/en
Priority to US08689993 priority
Priority to US08/871,289 priority patent/US6121999A/en
Priority to US08871289 priority
Application filed by David F. Schaack filed Critical David F. Schaack
Priority to PCT/US1997/015206 priority patent/WO1998007001A1/en
Publication of AU4168497A publication Critical patent/AU4168497A/en
Application status is Abandoned legal-status Critical

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    • GPHYSICS
    • G02OPTICS
    • G02BOPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
    • G02B23/00Telescopes, e.g. binoculars; Periscopes; Instruments for viewing the inside of hollow bodies; Viewfinders; Optical aiming or sighting devices
    • G02B23/24Instruments or systems for viewing the inside of hollow bodies, e.g. fibrescopes
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B1/00Instruments for performing medical examinations of the interior of cavities or tubes of the body by visual or photographical inspection, e.g. endoscopes; Illuminating arrangements therefor
    • A61B1/00147Holding or positioning arrangements
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B1/00Instruments for performing medical examinations of the interior of cavities or tubes of the body by visual or photographical inspection, e.g. endoscopes; Illuminating arrangements therefor
    • A61B1/00163Optical arrangements
    • A61B1/00174Optical arrangements characterised by the viewing angles
    • A61B1/00183Optical arrangements characterised by the viewing angles for variable viewing angles
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B5/00Detecting, measuring or recording for diagnostic purposes; Identification of persons
    • A61B5/06Devices, other than using radiation, for detecting or locating foreign bodies ; determining position of probes within or on the body of the patient
    • A61B5/065Determining position of the probe employing exclusively positioning means located on or in the probe, e.g. using position sensors arranged on the probe
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B5/00Detecting, measuring or recording for diagnostic purposes; Identification of persons
    • A61B5/103Detecting, measuring or recording devices for testing the shape, pattern, colour, size or movement of the body or parts thereof, for diagnostic purposes
    • A61B5/107Measuring physical dimensions, e.g. size of the entire body or parts thereof
    • A61B5/1076Measuring physical dimensions, e.g. size of the entire body or parts thereof for measuring dimensions inside body cavities, e.g. using catheters
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01BMEASURING LENGTH, THICKNESS OR SIMILAR LINEAR DIMENSIONS; MEASURING ANGLES; MEASURING AREAS; MEASURING IRREGULARITIES OF SURFACES OR CONTOURS
    • G01B11/00Measuring arrangements characterised by the use of optical means
    • G01B11/02Measuring arrangements characterised by the use of optical means for measuring length, width or thickness
    • GPHYSICS
    • G02OPTICS
    • G02BOPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
    • G02B23/00Telescopes, e.g. binoculars; Periscopes; Instruments for viewing the inside of hollow bodies; Viewfinders; Optical aiming or sighting devices
    • G02B23/24Instruments or systems for viewing the inside of hollow bodies, e.g. fibrescopes
    • G02B23/2407Optical details
    • G02B23/2423Optical details of the distal end
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B1/00Instruments for performing medical examinations of the interior of cavities or tubes of the body by visual or photographical inspection, e.g. endoscopes; Illuminating arrangements therefor
    • A61B1/04Instruments for performing medical examinations of the interior of cavities or tubes of the body by visual or photographical inspection, e.g. endoscopes; Illuminating arrangements therefor combined with photographic or television appliances
    • A61B1/05Instruments for performing medical examinations of the interior of cavities or tubes of the body by visual or photographical inspection, e.g. endoscopes; Illuminating arrangements therefor combined with photographic or television appliances characterised by the image sensor, e.g. camera, being in the distal end portion
AU41684/97A 1996-08-16 1997-08-08 Apparatus and method for making accurate three-dimensional size measurements of inaccessible objects Abandoned AU4168497A (en)

Priority Applications (5)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US08/689,993 US6009189A (en) 1996-08-16 1996-08-16 Apparatus and method for making accurate three-dimensional size measurements of inaccessible objects
US08689993 1996-08-16
US08/871,289 US6121999A (en) 1997-06-09 1997-06-09 Eliminating routine alignment calibrations in perspective dimensional measurements
US08871289 1997-06-09
PCT/US1997/015206 WO1998007001A1 (en) 1996-08-16 1997-08-08 Apparatus and method for making accurate three-dimensional size measurements of inaccessible objects

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AU4168497A true AU4168497A (en) 1998-03-06

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CA (1) CA2263530A1 (en)
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WO (1) WO1998007001A1 (en)

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US7349083B2 (en) 2004-07-21 2008-03-25 The Boeing Company Rotary borescopic optical dimensional mapping tool
CA2597891A1 (en) 2007-08-20 2009-02-20 Marc Miousset Multi-beam optical probe and system for dimensional measurement
WO2011083217A2 (en) * 2010-01-06 2011-07-14 Mathias Lubin Video endoscope
US8786848B2 (en) * 2011-05-05 2014-07-22 Siemens Energy, Inc. Inspection system for a combustor of a turbine engine
WO2015095727A2 (en) 2013-12-20 2015-06-25 Barnet Corbin Surgical system and related methods

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GB2333595B (en) 2001-03-21
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GB2333595A (en) 1999-07-28

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