PST Pico Specifications

Specifications summary optical tracker PST Pico1 

  • Minimum tracking distance: 5 cm
  • Maximum tracking distance: 1.5 m
  • Fanless and noiseless
  • Calibration-free compact bar-tracker
  • Adjustable infrared flash
  • Adjustable frame rate up to 50 Hz

Performance
Accuracy Position
N/A
Latency
N/A
Refresh rate
Up to 50 Hz
Minimal tracking distance
Intended use
Tracking in small and compact spaces (e.g. simulators, desktop)
Usability
 
Set up
Plug and play
Calibration
Pre-calibrated unit
Origin definition
One click process – dedicated tool included
Units needed for 6 DoF tracking
One; each PST Pico is a full 6 DoF motion tracker
Expandable tracking area
N/A
Aligning units
N/A
Ambient Conditions
Normal indoor lighting conditions
Illumination
Integrated IR LED illumination (wavelength 850nm).
Flash illumination fully adjustable in PSTracking 4.1
Operating Temperature
15 - 35 deg. C
Devices and Markers
Number of targets
At least 15 independent 6DoF bodies. For instance: simultaneous head and object tracking
Markers
Passive (retro-reflective flat and spherical) - Active (LED)
Device creation
Simple procedure: mark, train and use new device in seconds
Interfaces
Processing
N/A
Tracking Application
PSTracking 4.1 (license included with each PST tracker)
Client operating system
Windows (Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10), 32 and 64 bit and Linux.
Software interface
The tracker comes with an easy to use native C/C++ SDK and bindings for C# and Python. Interfacing is also supported via VRPN, trackd2, Dtrack emulation, data export to .CSV
Hardware interface
Requires two USB 3 ports each with full bandwidth
and capable of providing 2.7 Watts min. and 5 Watts max.
Output
Positional coordinates(x, y, z), orientation angles, Euclidean transformation matrix
Synchronization
N/A
Hardware
Weight
Approx. 0.5 kg
Size
15 x 4 x 4 cm (W x H x D)
Mounting
1/4”-20 UNC tripod mounting point
Power supply
Output 5V, 12W. Input 100-240V, 50-60Hz + USB power
Power consumption
Max. 15 W

 


Measurement Area Configurations

The measurement volume is the area  in which marked devices can be tracked. The distances in the images below are expressed in centimetres.

 

 

  1. Preliminary Specifications, subject to change without notice.
  2. trackd is a trademark of Mechdyne, Marshalltown, IA, USA.