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An on-line 3D registration system is introduced to reconstruct a 3D model using a hand-held stereo camera. Multi-view range images, which are obtained from the hand-held stereo camera, are registered into a reference coordinate system simultaneously. For the coarse registration of a range image, we use the transformation of its previous frame and the centroid of foreground range images. After refining the coarse registration using a geometric feature matching technique, we use a modified KLT (Kanade-Lucas-Tomasi) tracker to match photometric features to enhance registration accuracy. We modify the KLT tracker to facilitate searching of correspondence from the results of the geometric registration. If a range image fails to register, we adjust the orientation of the camera while viewing a graphical user interaction system. After enough range images are registered, they are integrated into a 3D model in offline. Experimental results show that the proposed method can be used to reconstruct 3D models fast and accurately.