||(a) Simulation of pseudo-color coded image showing man (left) and pallet (right) where blue indicates objects near the AGV and red indicates things far away.
(b) The corresponding 3-D point cloud view of the man and pallet. Points seen are less than 3 meters away and lower than 10 meters in height from the sensor.
*MEL, LADAR, robot, automatic guided vehicle
See also http://www.nist.gov/public_affairs/techbeat/tb2006_1109.htm#robot.