information presented in this section are a series of scans that show
the unique measurement capabilities provided by the white light scanner
and Novaptus Systems measurement extraction tools.
scanner produces an objective 3D image. It offers several presentation
views of the patient's scan. The views shown hereto have been generally
either a gray-scale image, which is similar to a black and white
movie, or a surfaced view, which presents the patient's scanned
image in reverse silhouette, similar to a marble statue.
The gray-scale and surfaced
views hide measurements that are taken through the body.
Another presentation view is
the point cloud image. This is a composite view that is transparent.
Key measurements that outline a particular body contour or straight
line measurement can be displayed using this type of image presentation.
An important tool is the ability
to remove the image of the scan while having the measurement lines
Novaptus Systems has created
measurement profiles that are applicable to professions concerned
with spinal alignment, maintenance and posture.
here for spinal measurement template demonstration