6DOF


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6DOF

(6 Degrees Of Freedom) The amount of motion supported in a robotics or virtual reality system. Six degrees provides X, Y and Z (horizontal, vertical and depth) and pitch, yaw and roll. Three degrees of freedom (3DOF) provides X, Y and Z only. See pitch-yaw-roll.
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rot] is truly a good measure of the relative amount of noise in the positional and rotational components of 6DOF data.
Full 6DOF control is available today in Microsoft's FlightSim X, GTR 2, and Armed Assault and many others.
3D Studio Max artists, Auto-CAD engineers, and even "3D for everyone" Google SketchUp users can now enjoy full 6DOF 3D manipulations in both camera mode and object mode, using only one hand with one mouse.
LAS VEGAS -- Sandio Technology Corporation, a 3D input technology company, will introduce 3D Game O', the world's first 6DOF 3D gaming mouse, based on its 3DEasy technology, at the 2007 International CES in Las Vegas.
6DOF literally means users can move their head any direction and have their game view move correspondingly - instantly providing improved situational awareness in flight and racing sim cockpits, or on the field of battle.