3D Modeling for Upper of Shoe Based on Bilateral Triangulation

  • Hsien-Huang WuEmail author
  • Ying-Dong Lian
  • Ya-Yung Huang
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 110)


With the trend of global industrial 4.0, all traditional manufacturing industries have begun to move toward smart automation; therefore, the labor-intensive traditional footwear industry with decades of history has begun to be affected. However, soft property of shoes and the complicated shoe-making process has hindered significant improvement in the automation of the footwear industry. This article introduced the use of three-dimensional scanning by line laser to obtain the shoe body information. This information is used to construct the 2.5D model of each upper of shoe in the process of shoemaking. The system can meet the accuracy and speed requirements of the current shoe industry, and is expected to replace the gluing procedure which requires great manpower demand in the shoemaking process.


Automatic optical inspection 3D scanning 3D modeling Shoe Upper Sole Footwear Path planning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringNational Yunlin University of Science and TechnologyDouliuTaiwan
  2. 2.Graduate School of Engineering Science and TechnologyNational Yunlin University of Science and TechnologyDouliuTaiwan

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