3D scan & machine vision products

Optimized for high speed, fully programmable structured light and pattern projection applications

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TI DLP® technology offers a wide portfolio of high speed chips for 3D scanning and 3D machine vision. Programmable patterns, scalable platforms and high speed pixel data rates enable innovative structured light designs and other pattern-generating solutions. Jumpstart your design with third-party optical modules, algorithm software and design support.

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Dental 3D scanner
Design fast, accurate, and small form factor intraoral scanners with DLP 3D scan technology.
AOI and SPI
Achieve superior 3D results in solder paste inspection and automated optical inspection systems.
Machine vision and robotics
Design machine vision and robotics 3D scanning systems with real-time, accurate results.

Design fast, accurate, and small form factor intraoral scanners with DLP 3D scan technology.

Produce non-contact, highly accurate dental 3D scans in real-time using programmable structured light patterns. Project structured light patterns orally with a small form factor scanner or scan molds and impressions with a compact desktop scanner.

The point cloud can be used directly for dental 3D printing, molds, and other advanced analysis. The data can be exported to a variety of CAD modeling formats. 

Benefit of DLP 3D print technology:

  • High resolution
  • Fast scan speed and programmable rates
  • Reliable MEMS technology

Featured resources

REFERENCE DESIGNS
  • TIDA-080001 – Small Form-factor Structured Light Pattern Generator Reference Design for Portable 3D Scanners
  • TIDA-00254 – Accurate Point Cloud Generation for 3D Machine Vision Applications using DLP® Technology
PRODUCTS
  • DLP2010LC

    DLP® 0.2-inch WVGA digital micromirror device (DMD)

  • DLP3010LC

    DLP® 0.3-inch 720p digital micromirror device (DMD)

  • DLP4500 – DLP® 0.45 WXGA DMD
HARDWARE DEVELOPMENT

Achieve superior 3D results in solder paste inspection and automated optical inspection systems.

Produce fast and highly accurate AOI and SPI results using programmable structured light patterns. Project high resolution structured light patterns at high speeds and capture the light distortion with a cameras or sensors.

The point cloud can be used directly for quality inspection, metrology, and other advanced analysis. The data can be exported to a variety of CAD modeling formats.

Benefits of DLP 3D print technology:

  • High resolution
  • Full programmability of structured light patterns
  • Fast scan speed
  • Reliable MEMS technology

Featured resources

REFERENCE DESIGNS
  • TIDA-00254 – Accurate Point Cloud Generation for 3D Machine Vision Applications using DLP® Technology
PRODUCTS
  • DLP4710LC – DLP® 0.47-inch 1080p digital micromirror device (DMD)
  • DLP6500FYE – DLP® 0.65 1080p s600 DMD
  • DLP670S – DLP® 0.67-inch, 2716x1600 array, S610 digital micromirror device (DMD)
HARDWARE DEVELOPMENT
  • DLP4710EVM-LC – DLP® 4710 Light control evaluation module
  • DLPLCR67EVM – DLP® 0.67-inch, 2716x1600 array, S610 digital micromirror device (DMD) evaluation module

Design machine vision and robotics 3D scanning systems with real-time, accurate results.

Achieve machine vision in real time using programmable structured light patterns. Project flexible structured light patterns at high speeds and capture the light distortion with a cameras or sensors to generate 3D data for your robotics system.

The point cloud can be used directly for guidance, orientation, decision making, and analysis in precise robotics and industrial systems.

Benefits of DLP 3D print technology:

  • Full programmability of structured light patterns
  • Fast scan speed
  • High resolution
  • Reliable MEMS technology

Featured resources

PRODUCTS
  • DLP670S – DLP® 0.67-inch, 2716x1600 array, S610 digital micromirror device (DMD)
  • DLP4710LC – DLP® 0.47-inch 1080p digital micromirror device (DMD)
  • DLP500YX – DLP® 0.50-inch, 2048x1200 array, S410 digital micromirror device (DMD)
HARDWARE DEVELOPMENT
  • DLP3010EVM-LC – DLP® 3010 Light Control Evaluation Module
  • DLP4710EVM-LC – DLP® 4710 Light control evaluation module
  • DLPLCR50XEVM – DLP® 0.50-inch, 2048x1200 array, S410 digital micromirror device (DMD) evaluation module

Why choose TI DLP 3D scan & machine vision products?

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Flexible and programmable

Utilize full programmability of patterns and data rates to optimize your system based on environment, lighting and scan object.

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High speed accuracy & precision

Generate patterns at rates up to 32 kHz and resolutions up to 4M pixels. Enhance accuracy and precision with bit depths up to 16-bits.

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Extended wavelength support

These parts are designed to operate reliably at specified wavelengths between 355 – 2500 nm, and a wide range of light sources.

Simplify your design & development process

The DLP technology ecosystem spans from DLP products to third-party optical manufacturers and software/hardware system integrators that can simplify and accelerate your design and development process.

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Design & development resources

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DLP® Products third-party search tools

To best meet your design needs and accelerate your time-to-market, DLP® Products works with a variety of third parties to help with everything from optical modules and hardware design to specialty software and other production services. Download one or both search tools listed below to quickly (...)

Reference design
Accurate Point Cloud Generation for 3D Machine Vision Applications using DLP® Technology

The 3D Machine Vision reference design employs Texas Instruments DLP® Advanced Light Control Software Development Kit (SDK) for LightCrafter™ series controllers, which allows developers to easily construct 3D point clouds by integrating TI’s digital micromirror device (DMD) (...)

Reference design
Small Form-factor Structured Light Pattern Generator Reference Design for Portable 3D Scanners
This 3D scanning reference design enables faster development of portable 3D scanner and machine vision applications using structured light triangulation technique where DLP® technology is used to project highly flexible patterns on an object. This design uses the DLP® Pico™ (...)

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Technical resources

Video series
Video series
DLP Labs: Light control
This training starts with the basics of DLP® technology and mechanical considerations. From there, it covers application-specific topics specifically created to help you move through the design process quickly and easily.
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White paper
High accuracy 3D scanning using Texas Instruments DLP® technology for structured (Rev. A)
Learn about DLP 3D scan and machine vision technology, applications, and compare components to find the right products for your structured light application.
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Application note
Application note
Wavelength Transmittance Considerations for DLP DMD Windows (Rev. E)
Learn about DMD windows and transmittance efficiency across regions of the electromagnetic spectrum.
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