The PST 55 and PST 110 are optical measurement/tracking systems that measures the 3D positions of either active or passive markers affixed to objects. Using this information, each PST-55/110 is able to determine the position and orientation of marked devices within a specific measurement volume.
The PST-55/110 is an optical measurement system that allows you to transform any object into a 3D measurement device. Each tracker is able to work independently and can be connected with more trackers to create an even bigger measurement volume (Specifications).
Plug and Play
Each unit is pre-calibrated during production, so all you need to do is connect the PST to your computer (Windows/Mac OS X/Linux).
6 Degrees of Freedom
Any object with at least five markers can be tracked with six degrees of freedom (3D position and rotation). Single markers can also be used if rotation is not necessary.
No need for additional boxes as each PST contains its own internal processing unit. This also means that processing power scales up as you connect multiple units.
Applications can interface to the PST using either TrackD, VRPN, ART DTrack, or our own PST API.
While a single PST is perfect for desktop tracking, a larger tracking volume can easily be achieved by connecting multiple trackers. In contrast to single camera systems, only a small overlap in tracking area is necessary.
Multiple Object Tracking
A single PST is able to track at least 20 objects simultaneously, where each object can have as much as 30 markers.