Cylinder Target images are subject to the exact same qualities, methods and requirements as Image Targets. However, there are some preliminary steps and considerations that you must consider, such as the bulging and stretching of the image that wraps around the cylindrical or conical shape. This article will equip you with the right tools to prepare and design Cylinder Targets.
Attributes of Cylinder Targets
As mentioned before, Cylinder Targets are images undergoing the same evaluation and rating as Image Targets. Therefore, we recommend you to visit the Best Practices for Designing and Developing Image-Based Targets article to understand the setup and qualities a good target image possess.
Typical real-world objects are usually not perfect cylinders. Instead many cylinders are conical shapes with a pointy end. Cylinder Targets consist of a top, bottom, and length target image; the latter also being referred to as a label.
The Parameters of Cylinder Targets
The parameters of a Cylinder Target must be defined in the Target Manager when creating a new Cylinder Target. The following table provides guidelines for defining these values.