range-imaging sensor

range-imaging sensor

[′rānj ¦im·ij·iŋ ‚sen·sər]
(engineering)
A robotic device that makes precise measurements, by using the principles of algebra, trigonometry, and geometry, of the distance from a robot's end effector to various parts of an object, in order to form an image of the object.
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