ZED stereo camera

ZED stereo camera
Status Active


  • Ivan Penskiy (ipenskiy[at]umd[dot]edu)

Important documents and useful links


ZED from Stereolabs is a camera with dual lenses. The synchronized video stream from both lenses is analyzed and through triangulation ZED camera provides three-dimensional understanding of the scene. High-definition sensors allow for the camera to perform indoors and outside.


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Dimensions 175 x 30 mm (6.89 x 1.18 in)
Depth range 0.3 - 25 m (0.98 - 82 ft)
Maximum frame rate 100 fps


ZED camera must be reserved before using. The reservation is done using the NanoCenter reservation system (see details in the Scheduling page).
You will be able to reserve the equipment personally only after being trained on it.

Video demonstration

The following videos demonstrate capabilities and the main steps of operating ZED camera:

ZED SDK - 3D Visualization ZEDfu - Real-time 3D Mapping

Note: these are promotional and instructional videos. They are included for demonstrational purposes only. The details of actual operational procedures in RRL can differ!

Standard operating procedure

  • Coming soon