I am currently working on a robotics project in which I wish to integrated a depth/object scanner. Now my focus is currently on an IR camera in combination with some sort of IR pattern projector.
Now I am having a hard time finding any sort of IR projector which can project a pattern. I have found several topics suggesting that I use an IR-LED and create a pattern in front of it, but that would mean the
projector would take up significant space.
Are there any projectors out on the market in a sensible form-factor for consumers? I came across the Structure Core, but that's only available to OEMs.