optical tracking


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optical tracking

[′äp·tə·kəl ′trak·iŋ]
(engineering)
The determination of spatial positions of distant airplanes, missiles, and artificial satellites as a function of time, or the recording of engineering events, by precise time-correlated observations with various types of telescopes or ballistic cameras.
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The movement of the body segments was simultaneously measured by a 3-dimensional optical tracking system, and hence the movement of the segmental centers of mass could be calculated as described above.
Laser ranging, Doppler radio tracking, and radar all offered accuracies matching or exceeding optical tracking.
Microsoft has also released the IntelliMouse Explorer, a new mouse interoperable with both Macintosh and PC computers that is based on the IntelliEye optical tracking technology.
Invention of the new medical device specially for OGS planning is unprecedented which integrates optical tracking device, articulator into computer aided surgical plan to promote preoperative planning, analysis, and surgical guidance from 2D to 3D, therefore, provides more precise prediction in surgical outcomes.
With a special camera array at each LOTTO Ekstraklasa stadium, the TRACAB optical tracking technology uses advanced image-processing and data-extraction technologies to determine the position of all moving objects in the field of play including players, referees, assistant referees, and the ball.
The path was tracked by long range radars and electro optical tracking systems placed along the coast.
Whipple, the responsibility for the optical tracking of U.
In this descriptive laboratory study, 11 pairs of female dancers' hips were motion captured with an optical tracking system while performing six different dance movements.
The following year Clyde left Lowell and began his new job at White Sands Proving Grounds in New Mexico, developing optical tracking telescopes for the ballistic missile tests being planned there.
In contrast, the BrainLAB systems use a patented passive optical tracking technology, which is completely different from the Bucholz and Roberts inventions.
By introducing these Quantum-refined optical tracking technologies, the servo tracking capabilities of traditional magnetic systems have been greatly improved.
We began a thorough evaluation of all 'Auto-ID' technologies that showed promise to move us in the 'full automation' direction - including RuBee, RFID, optical tracking, RTLS and many other passive and active RF tracking technologies.

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