Experimental Low-Cost LIDAR Scanner Implementation Complete 

The UNCC Machine Vision lab has acquired an AR4000 range sensor from Acuity Laser Measurement the system is capable of capturing 3D surface range data up to 40 feet from the sensor.

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We have recently develop a linux driver for this sensor. The source for this driver is available through subversion at the subversion repository here under the link "laser-driver." The linux driver is currently compatible with linux kernel versions 2.6.16-2.8.18.