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OptiTrack Insight VCS

I can’t operate a camera with a … mouse. It’s ridiculous. It’s why CG camera movements look computer-generated.

– James Cameron, Wired Magazine Interview

Real-time visualization

Real-time virtual camera tracking is ideal for scouting virtual locations, framing shots, and rapidly iterating on complex scenes. Lay down camera moves and capture mocap actors, in the same volume, for previsualization capabilities that are impossible to achieve with traditional keyframing methods. Canned animation can also be integrated into your scene in combination with live camera work.

Reduced production times

Using motion capture to drive your virtual camera decreases your production workload significantly. In addition to increased realism, mocap offers rapid content creation, real-time results, and greater creative control over your animation, enabling you to create content quickly and affordably.


Plugins to MotionBuilder
and Maya

Comprehensive plugins are available for camera work in MotionBuilder and Maya, enabling control over streaming, scripts, button mapping, scaling, and camera properties. A Universal version of the MotionBuilder plugin is also available for use with motion capture systems from other vendors.

OptiTrack Systems
Motive, ARENA, Tracking Tools
3rd Party Systems
MotionBuilder PluginStandard
Universal1
Maya PluginStandard

Modular hardware

The VCS:Pro supports multiple configurations to fit the demands of your shoot, offering DPs a flexible approach to capturing the feel you require. Utilize the complete shoulder mount for stable and ergonomic control. Or, strip the rig down to bare hand grips, controls, and display for lightweight, run and gun style shooting.

Built with the RedRock microShoulderMount, the VCS:Pro can also be supplemented with a host of RedRock modules to create advanced and highly personalized rigs. Even the VCS controllers are customizable, with plug and play support for custom-designed USB devices.

In addition to the modular VCS:Pro, the VCS:Mini is available as an even more affordable and lightweight option.


Interoperability with other
motion capture systems

To ensure compatibility with a variety of production pipelines, the Insight VCS can be integrated into existing, 3rd party motion capture systems with our Universal MotionBuilder plugin. Support is available for any motion capture system that can stream 6DoF rigid body data to MotionBuilder, for mapping to the virtual camera.

 

Display

  • 7-inch LED-backlit widescreen with in-plane switching (IPS)
  • Input/Output
    • HDMI
    • 12V (low power draw)
  • Supported Resolutions
    • 1920 × 1200 (native)
    • 720 × 480 up to 1920 × 1080p (scaled)
  • Mounting holes
    • 1/4-20
    • M4

MUX

  • Input/Output
    • 36V Power (brick included)
    • HDMI Video In (DVI to HDMI cable included)
    • USB Female B (Male A to Male B cable included)
    • Connecting Cable

Shoulder Rig

  • microShoulderMount Deluxe Bundle
  • microMount
  • microHandle
  • 2 Grip Rods (8 inches) with clamps
  • 2 Grip Rods (4 inches) with clamps

Connecting Cable

  • 50 feet
  • 100 feet

Controller(s)

  • 4 Front facing switches with LED indicators
  • 1 Rear switch
  • 1 Encoder knob
    • Dual LED indicators
    • Select switch detent
  • 1 X-Y Joystick
    • Auto re-center
    • Detent select switch
    • XBox style thumb stick
  • USB 1.1
    • Mini-B
    • HID compatible

DeMUX

 

  • Input/Output
    • 4 USB 1.1
      • Powered
      • HID compatible
    • HDMI
    • 12V
    • Connecting Cable

In the Box

Insight VCS Part number: INVCS-PRO

  • 1 microShoulderMount deluxe bundle
  • 1 microMount
  • 1 microHandle
  • 2 Grip Rods (8 inches) with clamps
  • 2 Grip Rods (4 inches) with clamps
  • 1 VCS HD monitor
  • 2 VCS USB joysticks
  • 1 VCS Mux assembly
  • 1 VCS Demux assembly
  • 1 Connecting cable (50 or 100 feet)
  • 1 36V power brick w/ cable
  • 1 A to B USB uplink cable (5 meters)
  • 1 DVI-HDMI cable (10 feet)
  • 2 Mini-USB B up angle USB cable (24 inches)
  • 1 DC plug cable (24 inches, 2.1 mm)
  • 1 HDMI M / M cable (18 inches)
  • 1 VCS markers & posts
  • 1 Set of 4 hard reflective markers (7/16 inch)
  • 1 40mm mounting post
  • 2 60mm mounting post
  • 1 80mm mounting post

Insight VCS:Mini Part number: VCS-MNI

  • Anodized aluminum mount
  • Wireless Xbox 360 game pad (USB)
  • Markers and posts

Designed for professional production work, the VCS:Pro replicates the organic cinematographer’s experience with exceptional fidelity. The professional model includes:

  • 1920 × 1080 Full HD LCD display
  • 2 controllers with mappable buttons and joysticks (USB)
  • Redrock Micro shoulder mount
  • Connecting Cable (50′ or 100′)
  • Markers and posts

If you would like to purchase the OptiTrack V120:Duo

  • call 03 9687 8638 (Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm)
  • or complete the form below and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

OptiTrack V120:Duo

The V120:Duo tracking system offers the power of multiple-camera, 6DoF object tracking in a single, plug-and-play package. Each tracking bar is self-contained and pre-calibrated prior to shipment—meaning that no user calibration is required—for out of the box motion tracking that is simple to use, but still offers the leading accuracy and flexibility of optical tracking technology.

Plug-and-play multi-camera motion tracking

Enjoy many of the same benefits as large scale, multi-camera tracking—such as enhanced accuracy, larger capture volumes, and tracking of multiple, customizable objects—distilled down to a single hardware unit and simple I/O.


Super portable, desktop friendly capture

At less than one foot in total length, the V120:Duo packs comprehensive tracking capabilities into a portable form factor—enabling easy transport and rapid deployment of the entire system.


Bundled engineering-grade software

Every purchase of Duo or Trio hardware includes a free license of Motive:Tracker, OptiTrack’s engineering-grade rigid body and marker tracking application. Features include:

6DoF object tracking

Quickly create custom rigid bodies to track position and orientation in all six degrees of freedom. Custom marker arrangements enable you to track a variety of object shapes with either passive or active markers. Additionally, high level tracking filters and constraints can be implemented to further tune when markers and rigid bodies are tracked.

Real-time data streaming

Built-in support for industry standard VRPN and trackd protocols makes integrating real time tracking data with your applications a snap. Stream to or from your application using the included network transport for convenient cross-platform communication. For a wider range of data streaming types, use OptiTrack’s NatNet SDK.

Data recording, playback, and export

Tracking data can be recorded within Motive:Tracker for playback and post-processing. Export recorded data in both C3D and CSV formats for motion capture and analysis.


Proven camera architecture

The Trio is built on OptiTrack’s custom image processing platform, which offers professional motion tracking capabilities at unparalleled pricing.

On-camera image processing

A variety of pre-processed image types are supported on-camera, resulting in decreased bandwidth and CPU load and more efficient motion tracking. Image processing types include:

  • Precision Grayscale
  • Segment
  • Object
  • MJPEG-compressed grayscale
  • Raw grayscale

Camera control

Access a variety of camera settings with the Motive:Tracker Application and API for greater control over what your cameras capture and report to the PC for processing. Available settings include:

  • Image processing type
  • Frame rate
  • Exposure
  • Threshold
  • Illumination
  • Filter switching
  • And more…

Precise, efficient motion tracking

The Duo is capable of capturing fast moving objects with its global shutter imager and 120 FPS capture speed. Using advanced image processing to maximize resolution from its two 640 × 480 VGA sensors, the Duo can also track markers down to sub-millimeter movements with repeatable accuracy.


External synchronization

External sync in/out is supported with the included I/O-X sync box, for seamless compatibility with shutter glasses and other hardware devices.


OEM integration

Incorporate the Duo into your own applications for seamless OEM integration via the Motive:Tracker API, which is included free with every Duo purchase. This API provides software development access to the full tracking and streaming capabilities of the Duo.


Need more? (accuracy, coverage, software options…)

If you like what the V120:Trio offers, but you need the capabilities of a full-scale tracking system, be sure to visit our system bundles page to find out more about multi-camera systems.

V120:Duo/TrioFull Multi-Camera Systems
Pre-calibrated for Plug and Play motion tracking
OptiTrack’s tracking bars are pre-calibrated at the factory, prior to shipment—meaning that no user calibration is required. Full multi-camera systems built with multiple cameras require camera arrangement, cabling, and calibration by the user prior to tracking.
6DoF tracking with a single device
A single tracking bar device can track rigid bodies in 6DoF out of the box, while OptiTrack motion capture cameras require multiple (3+) calibrated cameras to capture 6DoF object data.
Highly portable
Each tracking bar is a self-contained system, offering engineering-grade 6DoF tracking in a highly portable form factor. While full motion capture systems can provide superior scalability and performance, they cannot be transported or deployed nearly as quickly as a tracking bar.
Includes free motion tracking software
Each tracking bar is bundled with a free license of Motive:Tracker, OptiTrack’s engineering-grade rigid body and marker tracking application. Multi-camera systems require the additional purchase of Motive:Tracker, Motive:Body, or Expression software for motion capture capabilities.
Expandable camera counts and volume sizes
Our multi-camera systems can be customized with additional cameras, while tracking bars must be used as stand-alone devices. Adding more cameras enables:

  • 360° camera arrays for reduced occlusion and increased tracking accuracy
  • Larger and more complex capture volumes
  • More camera redundancy for improved coverage throughout volume
  • Expandable systems for enhancing tracking capabilities over time
Multiple camera positions
Cameras tracking from multiple locations improves redundancy, range of motion and coverage. Markers blocked from one camera’s view can remain visible to cameras at other positions which allows tracking to continue seamlessly.

  • Width: 11 inches (279.4 mm)
  • Height: 1.6 inches (40.6 mm)
  • Depth: 2 inches (50.8 mm)
  • Weight: 1.3 pounds (0.6 kg)
  • Mounting: 1/4”-20 tripod thread
  • Display: 128 × 22 OLED

LED Rings

  • No. of LEDs: 26 (× 2)
  • Wavelength: 850 nm IR
  • Strobe or Continuous Illumination
  • Adjustable brightness

Lenses & Filters

  • Standard M12 Lenses
    • Horizontal FOV: 47° 1
    • Vertical FOV: 43°
    • Focal Length: 3.5 mm
    • F-number: 2.0
  • Left and Right Cameras
    • 800 nm IR long pass filter

Input/Output & Power

  • Data: USB 2.0
  • Camera Sync: internal or external (via IO-X)
  • 12V @ 3A

System Requirements

  • Windows Vista/7/8/10
  • 1GHz processor
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 50MB of available disk space
  • USB 2.0 Hi-speed port

Image Sensors (×3)

  • Imager Size: 4.5 mm × 2.88 mm
  • Pixel Size: 6 µm × 6 µm
  • Imager Resolution: 640 × 480 (VGA, windowed from 752 × 480)
  • Frame Rate: 30, 60, 120 FPS
    • Frame decimation (transmit every Nth frame)
  • Spatial decimation: 320 × 240, 160 × 120
  • Latency: 8.33 ms
  • Shutter Type: Global
  • Shutter Speed:
    • Default: 1/1,000th of a sec. (1 ms)
    • Minimum: 1/50,000th of a sec. (20 µs)

Image Processing Types

  • Segment
  • Precision Grayscale
  • MJPEG Grayscale
  • Raw Grayscale

In the Box

  • 1 V120:Duo
  • 1 Quick Start guide
  • 1 license of Motive:Tracker
  • 1 12V universal power supply (US/EU-compatible)
  • 1 USB uplink cable (5 meters)
  • 1 Hand rigid body
    Part Number: MCP1145
  • 4 M3 Small Short Marker Bases
    Part Number: MB09W05HM3
  • 4 M4 Medium Short Marker Bases
    Part Number: MB15W05HM4
  • 4 M4 Medium Long Marker Bases
    Part Number: MB15W15HM4
  • 4 M3 7.9mm Markers
    Part Number: MKR079M3
  • 4 M4 9.5mm Markers
    Part Number: MKR095M4
  • 8 M4 12.7mm Markers
    Part Number: MKR127M4
  • 10 Ø3/8 Rubber Adhesive Dots
    Part Number: MBA10MMR
  • 10 Ø1/2 Rubber Adhesive Dots
    Part Number: MBA13MMR

Each tracking bar is self-contained and factory calibrated, for out of the box motion tracking, and comes with:

  • 1 V120:Duo
  • 1 Quick Start guide
  • 1 license of Motive:Tracker
  • 1 12V universal power supply (US/EU-compatible)
  • 1 USB uplink cable (5 meters)
  • 1 Hand rigid body Part Number: MCP1145
  • 4 M3 Small Short Marker Bases Part Number: MB09W05HM3
  • 4 M4 Medium Short Marker Bases Part Number: MB15W05HM4
  • 4 M4 Medium Long Marker Bases Part Number: MB15W15HM4
  • 4 M3 7.9mm Markers Part Number: MKR079M3
  • 4 M4 9.5mm Markers Part Number: MKR095M4
  • 8 M4 12.7mm Markers Part Number: MKR127M4
  • 10 Ø3/8 Rubber Adhesive Dots Part Number: MBA10MMR
  • 10 Ø1/2 Rubber Adhesive Dots Part Number: MBA13MMR

If you would like to purchase the OptiTrack V120:Duo

  • call 03 9687 8638 (Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm)
  • or complete the form below and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

OptiTrack V120:Trio

The V120:Trio tracking system offers the power of multiple-camera, 6DoF object tracking in a single, plug-and-play package. Each tracking bar is self-contained and pre-calibrated prior to shipment—meaning that no user calibration is required—for out of the box motion tracking that is simple to use, but still offers the leading accuracy and flexibility of optical tracking technology.

Plug-and-play multi-camera motion tracking

Enjoy many of the same benefits as large scale, multi-camera tracking—such as enhanced accuracy, larger capture volumes, and tracking of multiple, customizable objects—distilled down to a single hardware unit and simple I/O.


Super portable, desktop friendly capture

At less than two feet in total length, the V120:Trio packs comprehensive tracking capabilities into a portable form factor—enabling easy transport and rapid deployment of the entire system.


Bundled engineering-grade software

Every purchase of Duo or Trio hardware includes a free license of Motive:Tracker, OptiTrack’s engineering-grade rigid body and marker tracking application. Features include:

6DoF object tracking

Quickly create custom rigid bodies to track position and orientation in all six degrees of freedom. Custom marker arrangements enable you to track a variety of object shapes with either passive or active markers. Additionally, high level tracking filters and constraints can be implemented to further tune when markers and rigid bodies are tracked.

Real-time data streaming

Built-in support for industry standard VRPN and trackd protocols makes integrating real time tracking data with your applications a snap. Stream to or from your application using the included network transport for convenient cross-platform communication. For a wider range of data streaming types, use OptiTrack’s NatNet SDK.

Data recording, playback, and export

Tracking data can be recorded within Motive:Tracker for playback and post-processing. Export recorded data in both C3D and CSV formats for motion capture and analysis.


Proven camera architecture

The Trio is built on OptiTrack’s custom image processing platform, which offers professional motion tracking capabilities at unparalleled pricing.

On-camera image processing

A variety of pre-processed image types are supported on-camera, resulting in decreased bandwidth and CPU load and more efficient motion tracking. Image processing types include:

  • Precision Grayscale
  • Segment
  • Object
  • MJPEG-compressed grayscale
  • Raw grayscale

Camera control

Access a variety of camera settings with the Motive:Tracker Application and API for greater control over what your cameras capture and report to the PC for processing. Available settings include:

  • Image processing type
  • Frame rate
  • Exposure
  • Threshold
  • Illumination
  • Filter switching
  • And more…

Grayscale video with MPEG compression

When operating any of the Trio’s cameras in grayscale, on-camera MJPEG compression is available for reduced USB bandwidth and CPU usage. MJPEG compression consumes 1/10th the bandwidth of uncompressed video while still enabling real-time grayscale video at full frame rate and full resolution.

Precise, efficient motion tracking

The Trio is capable of capturing fast moving objects with its global shutter imager and 120 FPS capture speed. Using advanced image processing to maximize resolution from its three 640 × 480 VGA sensors, the Trio can also track markers down to sub-millimeter movements with repeatable accuracy.


Enhanced scene video with FS technology

Each camera inside a Trio can operate in grayscale mode for high-speed, full-frame reference video. Additionally, the middle camera is equipped with Filter Switcher technology, for visible-spectrum imaging that offers enhanced image quality and more flexible illumination options.


External synchronization

External sync in/out is supported with the included I/O-X sync box, for seamless compatibility with shutter glasses and other hardware devices.


Compatible with Insight VCS virtual camera plugins

Create a complete desktop virtual camera system for just over $3k with a V120:Trio, VCS:Mini, and a VCS plugin to MotionBuilder or Maya. The Trio can be fully integrated into an Insight VCS pipeline, out of the box, via the bundled Motive:Tracker software.


OEM integration

Incorporate the Trio into your own applications for seamless OEM integration via the Motive:Tracker API, which is included free with every Trio purchase. This API provides software development access to the full tracking and streaming capabilities of the Trio.


Need more? (accuracy, coverage, software options…)

If you like what the V120:Trio offers, but you need the capabilities of a full-scale tracking system, be sure to visit our system bundles page to find out more about multi-camera systems.

V120:Duo/TrioFull Multi-Camera Systems
Pre-calibrated for Plug and Play motion tracking
OptiTrack’s tracking bars are pre-calibrated at the factory, prior to shipment—meaning that no user calibration is required. Full multi-camera systems built with multiple cameras require camera arrangement, cabling, and calibration by the user prior to tracking.
6DoF tracking with a single device
A single tracking bar device can track rigid bodies in 6DoF out of the box, while OptiTrack motion capture cameras require multiple (3+) calibrated cameras to capture 6DoF object data.
Highly portable
Each tracking bar is a self-contained system, offering engineering-grade 6DoF tracking in a highly portable form factor. While full motion capture systems can provide superior scalability and performance, they cannot be transported or deployed nearly as quickly as a tracking bar.
Includes free motion tracking software
Each tracking bar is bundled with a free license of Motive:Tracker, OptiTrack’s engineering-grade rigid body and marker tracking application. Multi-camera systems require the additional purchase of Motive:Tracker, Motive:Body, or Expression software for motion capture capabilities.
Expandable camera counts and volume sizes
Our multi-camera systems can be customized with additional cameras, while tracking bars must be used as stand-alone devices. Adding more cameras enables:

  • 360° camera arrays for reduced occlusion and increased tracking accuracy
  • Larger and more complex capture volumes
  • More camera redundancy for improved coverage throughout volume
  • Expandable systems for enhancing tracking capabilities over time
Multiple camera positions
Cameras tracking from multiple locations improves redundancy, range of motion and coverage. Markers blocked from one camera’s view can remain visible to cameras at other positions which allows tracking to continue seamlessly.

  • Width: 23 inches (584.2 mm)
  • Height: 1.6 inches (40.6 mm)
  • Depth: 2 inches (50.8 mm)
  • Weight: 2.8 pounds (1.3 kg)
  • Mounting: 1/4”-20 tripod thread
  • Display: 128 × 22 OLED

LED Rings

  • No. of LEDs: 26 (× 3)
  • Wavelength: 850 nm IR
  • Strobe or Continuous Illumination
  • Adjustable brightness

Lenses & Filters

  • Standard M12 Lenses
    • Horizontal FOV: 47° 1
    • Vertical FOV: 43°
    • Focal Length: 3.5 mm
    • F-number: 2.0
  • Left and Right Cameras
    • 800 nm IR long pass filter
  • Middle Camera
    • 800 nm IR long pass filter w/ Filter Switcher

Input/Output & Power

  • Data: USB 2.0
  • Camera Sync: internal or external (via IO-X)
  • 12V @ 3A

System Requirements

  • Windows Vista/7/8/10
  • 1GHz processor
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 50MB of available disk space
  • USB 2.0 Hi-speed port

Image Sensors (×3)

  • Imager Size: 4.5 mm × 2.88 mm
  • Pixel Size: 6 µm × 6 µm
  • Imager Resolution: 640 × 480 (VGA, windowed from 752 × 480)
  • Frame Rate: 30, 60, 120 FPS
    • Frame decimation (transmit every Nth frame)
  • Spatial decimation: 320 × 240, 160 × 120
  • Latency: 8.33 ms
  • Shutter Type: Global
  • Shutter Speed:
    • Default: 1/1,000th of a sec. (1 ms)
    • Minimum: 1/50,000th of a sec. (20 µs)

Image Processing Types

  • Segment
  • Precision Grayscale
  • MJPEG Grayscale
  • Raw Grayscale

In the Box

  • 1 V120:Trio
  • 1 Quick Start guide
  • 1 license of Motive:Tracker
  • 1 12V universal power supply (US/EU-compatible)
  • 1 USB uplink cable (5 meters)
  • 1 Hand rigid body
    Part Number: MCP1145
  • 4 M3 Small Short Marker Bases
    Part Number: MB09W05HM3
  • 4 M4 Medium Short Marker Bases
    Part Number: MB15W05HM4
  • 4 M4 Medium Long Marker Bases
    Part Number: MB15W15HM4
  • 4 M3 7.9mm Markers
    Part Number: MKR079M3
  • 4 M4 9.5mm Markers
    Part Number: MKR095M4
  • 8 M4 12.7mm Markers
    Part Number: MKR127M4
  • 10 Ø3/8 Rubber Adhesive Dots
    Part Number: MBA10MMR
  • 10 Ø1/2 Rubber Adhesive Dots
    Part Number: MBA13MMR

Each tracking bar is self-contained and factory calibrated, for out of the box motion tracking, and comes with:

  • 1 V120:Trio
  • 1 Quick Start guide
  • 1 license of Motive:Tracker
  • 1 12V universal power supply (US/EU-compatible)
  • 1 USB uplink cable (5 meters)
  • 1 Hand rigid body Part Number: MCP1145
  • 4 M3 Small Short Marker Bases Part Number: MB09W05HM3
  • 4 M4 Medium Short Marker Bases Part Number: MB15W05HM4
  • 4 M4 Medium Long Marker Bases Part Number: MB15W15HM4
  • 4 M3 7.9mm Markers Part Number: MKR079M3
  • 4 M4 9.5mm Markers Part Number: MKR095M4
  • 8 M4 12.7mm Markers Part Number: MKR127M4
  • 10 Ø3/8 Rubber Adhesive Dots Part Number: MBA10MMR
  • 10 Ø1/2 Rubber Adhesive Dots Part Number: MBA13MMR

If you would like to purchase the OptiTrack V120:Trio

  • call 03 9687 8638 (Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm)
  • or complete the form below and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

OptiTrack Slim 3U

The Slim 3U is a board level camera designed for OEM integration in computer vision, multi-touch screens/surfaces, and custom tracking applications. It is fully customizable, with a variety of optional components and features. Software support includes the free Camera SDK, which provides complete control and access to camera settings.

Fast, precise, and efficient capture

The Slim 3U is capable of capturing fast moving objects with its global shutter imager and 120 FPS capture speed. By maximizing its 640 × 480 VGA resolution through advanced image processing algorithms, the Slim 3U can also track objects down to sub-millimeter movements with repeatable accuracy.


Components a la carte

Build your SLIM piece by piece, optimizing it as you see fit. Custom building your camera gives you the flexibility to create a hardware solution that is tailored for your own application, satisfies your unique spec, and maximizes cost-efficiency. Optional components include:

  • Aluminum case with CS lens mount and 1/4″-20 tripod thread
  • Filter options (800nm pass filter, Filter Switcher, empty filter plug)
  • Lens mount adapter (CS to M12, CS to C—only available with SLIM case)
  • M12 lens (3.5mm, 4.5mm, 5.5mm)
  • Input/output (Sync break-out cable, Micro 9-pin connector)


Camera control

With OptiTrack’s Camera SDK you can access a variety of Slim 3U settings for greater control over what your cameras capture and what information they report to the software application. Available settings include:

  • Image processing type
  • Frame rate
  • Exposure
  • Threshold
  • Filter switching
  • And more…

On-camera image processing

In addition to providing raw and MJPEG grayscale video, SLIM cameras can process and threshold data on-board, creating a variety of video modes deliverable to your PC, including:

  • Precision grayscale – Most precise object detection. Sends grayscale object information to the PC for calculation of location, size, and roundness using our most precise processing methods.Provides greater accuracy than other modes, but consumes more CPU resources and USB bandwidth.
  • Segment – Balanced object detection. Similar to Precision Grayscale, Segment processing streamlines object information for more CPU-efficient marker detection. Provides a balance between precision and USB bandwidth use.
  • Object – The most CPU-efficient object detection. Provides more efficient USB bandwidth utilization, but delivers less information to the PC than other modes.
  • MJPEG-compressed grayscale – Full resolution grayscale frames, compressed on-camera for highly scalable scene video capabilities.
  • Raw grayscale – Full resolution, uncompressed grayscale.

MJPEG compression

Transmit MJPEG-compressed grayscale video at full frame rate and full resolution with 1/10th of the USB bandwidth of uncompressed video. MJPEG compression enables multiple cameras to stream video to the same PC, offering scalability superior to raw grayscale video.


Camera Synchronization

Up to 24 SLIM cameras per PC can synchronize their shutters to expose at exactly the same time. Each synced camera can operate in different video modes with individually customized camera settings. Utilize OptiHubs in your sync chain to enable external syncing capabilities.


Filter Switcher technology
Upgrade any Slim 3U camera with the same Filter Switcher technology found in Flex 3 cameras, enabling visible spectrum video in addition to standard IR imaging. FS-enabled cameras are equipped with a solenoid that can be controlled in-software to extend or retract the infrared lens filter. OptiTrack’s user-changeable, polychromatic M12 lenses are specially designed to remain in focus in both the visible and infrared spectrums.


OEM integration

Incorporate Slim 3U cameras into OEM tracking or computer vision applications via the free Camera SDK.

Camera Board

  • Width: 1.65 inches (42 mm)
  • Height: 1.25 inches (32 mm)
  • Depth:
    • 0.59 inches (15 mm)
    • 1.13 inches (29 mm) with Lens Mount
  • Weight: 0.18 ounces (5 grams)
  • Mounting: 1/4”-20 tripod thread
  • LED status indicator

 


Image Sensors (×2)

  • Imager Size: 4.5 mm × 2.88 mm
  • Pixel Size: 6 µm × 6 µm
  • Imager Resolution: 640 × 480 (VGA, windowed from 752 × 480)
  • Frame Rate: 30, 60, 120 FPS
    • Frame decimation (transmit every Nth frame)
  • Spatial decimation: 320 × 240, 160 × 120
  • Latency: 8.33 ms
  • Shutter Type: Global
  • Shutter Speed:
    • Default: 1/1000th of a sec. (1 ms)
    • Minimum: 1/50,000th of a sec. (20 µs)

Lens & Filter

  • M12 lens options:
    • 3.5 mm F#1.6
      • Horizontal FOV: 58°
      • Vertical FOV: 45°
    • 4.5 mm F#1.6
      • Horizontal FOV: 46°
      • Vertical FOV: 35°
  • Lens mount options:
    • M12 (board level & case w/ adapter)
    • CS (case only)
    • C (case only w/ adapter)
  • Filter options:
    • 800 nm IR long pass filter
    • 800 nm IR long pass filter w/ Filter Switcher
    • Unfiltered

Camera Case

  • Width: 1.90 inches (48 mm)
  • Height: 1.47 inches (37 mm)
  • Depth: 1.05 inches (27 mm)
  • Weight: 1.23 ounces (35 grams)


Image Processing Types

  • Object
  • Segment
  • Precision Grayscale
  • MJPEG Grayscale
  • RAW Grayscale

Input/Output & Power

  • Data: USB 2.0 (Mini B Female)
  • Camera Sync: USB 2.0
  • Power: Up To 500ma (nominally 140mA)
  • Sync breakout cable (sold separately)
  • Micro 9-pin connector

In the Box

  • 1 Slim 3U Camera Part number: SL-V120
  • 1 Quick Start Guide

If you would like to purchase the OptiTrack Slim 3U

  • call 03 9687 8638 (Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm)
  • or complete the form below and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

OptiTrack Prime Color

250 FPS

1080p Resolution

H.264 Compression

Cinema quality color reference video.

Motion capture has never looked better. The Prime Color is fully image and color corrected to deliver a pristine reference image. Fast enough to capture any motion, in any environment.

Real-time intraframe compression.

Data compression is handled on board the Prime Color, rather than on the PC—simultaneously lowering latency and improving video quality. Intraframe compression means that each and every frame of video contains it’s own information, providing the best possible image.

No limitations on data capture/transmission.

20 MB/s up to 1 GB/s to achieve ideal data rates and capture quality. Up to 8 cameras via 10 Gb/s link can be used simultaneously. Direct to PC recording allows for longer recording sessions.


Up to 500 frames per second.

The Prime Color can capture your content at 1080p (250 FPS). Advanced windowing provides for recording capability at 720p (360 FPS) and 540p (500 FPS) as well.


Sync multiple cameras.

Capture every angle of your subject in motion for complete analysis and artistic expression. Motive allows automatic syncing of up to 8 Prime Color cameras to enable multiple views and creative compositions.


Fast glass lenses.

We custom design our own super low distortion, “fast glass” lenses, which include wide band anti-reflective coating for increased light transmission, yielding larger volumes and cleaner data. Alternate between IR and visible spectrum imaging with our Filter Switcher technology, or select a band-pass filter to eliminate interference from other light sources even more thoroughly.


Image Circles

The Prime Color is compatible with 1 inch, ⅔ inch, and ½ inch lenses, enabling creative expression and matching your Prime Color to your technical needs. Lenses with smaller image circles limits the maximum resolution possible on the Prime Color. Other lenses available by request.


eStrobes

The perfect companion to the Prime Color, the eStrobe allows you to stop motion like never before. This powerful LED light strobe syncs to the Prime Color allowing for maximum efficiency and features global shutter control for precise light management. Multiple eStrobes can be combined to increase the overall light output for your recording session.


Aim Assist for single user setup.

Bring the camera to view in software and optimize camera settings for aiming with one button press. Aim Assist enables a single operator to configure a system in minutes, without ever touching the software interface.


Ethernet connectivity.

Like the Prime series motion capture cameras, the Color is powered by PoE+ by way of a simple ethernet cable—simplifying setup and allowing simple integration with your existing motion capture setup.


Flexible compatibility, for growth over time.

All Prime series cameras can work together in one seamless system.


Synchronize to external devices.

Synchronize to almost any signal or source with the eSync 2. Cameras can be in sync to sources such as a professional video Genlock signal, and can also be triggered to record from general purpose inputs and software commands. Use the sync output signal or trigger with a DAQ for biomechanical force plate data alignment. Highly accurate frame timing can also be achieved with SMTPE Time Code for ease in editing and logging.

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Size and Weight

C Lens Mount

  • Width: 4.45 inches (113 mm)
  • Height: 2.45 inches (62.2 mm)
  • Depth: 1.79 inches (45.4 mm)
  • Weight: 0.78 pounds (350 g)
CS Lens Mount
  • Width: 4.45 inches (113 mm)
  • Height: 2.45 inches (62.2 mm)
  • Depth: 1.59 inches (40.4 mm)
  • Weight: 0.73 pounds (330 g)

Lenses and Filters

  • 650nm IR cut filter

Image Sensor

  • 5.5 μm × 5.5 μm pixel size
  • Global Shutter
  • 10 μs (0.01 ms) minimum shutter speed

At 250 FPS

  • 1920 × 1080 maximum resolution
  • 3800 μs (3.8 ms) maximum shutter speed

At 380 FPS

  • 1280 × 720 maximum resolution
  • 2430 μs (2.4 ms) maximum shutter speed

At 500 FPS

  • 960 × 540 maximum resolution
  • 1800 μs (1.8 ms) maximum shutter speed

Image Processing

  • On-board H.264 video compression (CAVLC 4:4:4 Intra Profile) with Constant Bit Rate (CBR) and Variable Bit Rate (VBR) compression options.

I/O and Power

  • GigE/PoE (1000BASE-T) Ethernet
  • Isolated Sync Output (for driving an eStrobe)

System Requirements

Recommended system requirements can vary significantly based on camera model and count. Please contact us to find the system recommendations tailored to your specific setup.

Prime Color

Size and Weight

C Lens Mount

  • Width: 4.45 inches (113 mm)
  • Height: 2.45 inches (62.2 mm)
  • Depth: 1.78 inches (45.3 mm)
  • Weight: 0.76 pounds (350 g)

Lenses and Filters

  • 850nm IR bandpass / 650nm IR cut filter switcher

Image Sensor

  • 5.5 μm × 5.5 μm pixel size
  • Global Shutter
  • 10 μs (0.01 ms) minimum shutter speed

At 250 FPS

  • 1920 × 1080 maximum resolution
  • 3800 μs (3.8 ms) maximum shutter speed

At 380 FPS

  • 1280 × 720 maximum resolution
  • 2430 μs (2.4 ms) maximum shutter speed

At 500 FPS

  • 960 × 540 maximum resolution
  • 1800 μs (1.8 ms) maximum shutter speed

Image Processing

  • On-board H.264 video compression (CAVLC 4:4:4 Intra Profile) with Constant Bit Rate (CBR) and Variable Bit Rate (VBR) compression options.

I/O and Power

  • GigE/PoE (1000BASE-T) Ethernet
  • Isolated Sync Output (for driving an eStrobe)

System Requirements

Recommended system requirements can vary significantly based on camera model and count. Please contact us to find the system recommendations tailored to your specific setup.

Prime Color

Part number: PCC0001

Motion capture has never looked better. The Prime Color is fully image and color corrected to deliver a pristine reference image. Fast enough to capture any motion you need, in any environment.

Prime Color FS

Part number: PCC0001-FS

With a software operated filter switcher to enable calibration alongside other OptiTrack cameras, the Prime Color FS has the ability to overlay precision 3D motion capture data on the video image for data verification and CG reference for human movement studies.

OptiTrack Slim 13e

The OptiTrack Slim 13E camera features multiple lens and filter options, 240 FPS capture, and GigE I/O for high-speed, high-precision computer vision and OEM.

The OptiTrack Slim 13E’s low profile and simple black matte finish combine for a discreet, OEM-friendly form factor.


1.3 megapixel resolution @ 240 FPS

Precisely capture fast-moving objects with the OptiTrack Slim 13E’s 1.3MP imager, 240 FPS capture speed, and global shutter.

1.3 megapixel resolution @ 240 FPS

Precisely capture fast-moving objects with the OptiTrack Slim 13E’s 1.3MP imager, 240 FPS capture speed, and global shutter.

Low profile, OEM-friendly design

The OptiTrack Slim 13E’s low profile and simple black matte finish combine for a discreet, OEM-friendly form factor. Turn off all visible status indicators via software control when your application requires cameras to go completely dark.


Lensing Options

Featuring M12, C, and CS mounting options, the OptiTrack Slim 13E can be equipped with a low-distortion, fast-glass OptiTrack lens or third party lens of your choice.

Filter Options

Alternate between IR and visible spectrum imaging with our Filter Switcher technology, or select a band-pass filter to eliminate interference from other light sources even more thoroughly.

850nm band-pass | 800nm/700nm FS

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External synchronization in/out

Synchronize to almost any signal or source when you combine your OptiTrack Slim 13E with the eSync 2. Cameras can be in sync to a variety of sources, such as a Genlock signal, DAQ pulse, or general purpose inputs and software commands. Highly accurate frame timing can also be achieved with SMTPE Time Code.

External strobe sync

Synchronize your OptiTrack Slim 13E with an external illumination source via on-camera, opto-isolated microminiature circular connector.


Camera SDK for image capture & camera control

Incorporate OptiTrack Slim 13E cameras into OEM or computer vision applications via the free Camera SDK, a C/C++ interface for control of and access to raw camera frames, image processing modes, camera settings, 2D object data, and camera synchronization.

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Our low latency, on-camera image analysis delivers clean, reliable data to your PC for efficient marker solving and reference video. Image processing types include:

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On-camera MJPEG compression

MJPEG compression delivers full frame-rate video with 1/10th the bandwidth of raw grayscale, enabling numerous cameras to operate in reference mode, simultaneously.

 

Raw Grayscale 30 MB/s

MJPEG 3 MB/s


Aim Assist for single user setup

Bring the camera to view in software and optimize camera settings for aiming with one button press. Aim Assist enables a single operator to configure a system in minutes, without ever touching the software interface.

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Camera Body

  • Width: 2.7 inches (6.86 cm)
  • Height: 2.7 inches (6.86 cm)
  • Depth: 0.9 inches (2.3 cm)
  • Weight: 0.7 pounds (0.32 kg)
  • Mounting: 1/4”-20 tripod thread (×2)


Lens & Filter

  • Stock Lens: 5.5 mm F#1.8 (wide band AR coated)
    • Horizontal FOV: 56°
    • Vertical FOV: 46°
  • Optional Lens: 3.5mm F#2.4
    • Horizontal FOV: 82°
    • Vertical FOV: 70°
  • Optional Lens: 8 mm F#1.8
    • Horizontal FOV: 42°
    • Vertical FOV: 34°
  • 850nm band-pass filter
  • 800nm (IR) / 700nm (Visible) Filter Switcher

Image Sensor

  • Resolution: 1280 × 1024
  • Pixel Size : 4.8 µm × 4.8 µm
  • Frame Rate: 30–240 FPS (adjustable)
  • Latency: 4.2 ms
  • Shutter Type: global
  • Shutter Speed:
    • Default: 500 µs (0.5 ms)
    • Minimum: 10 µs (0.01 ms)
    • Maximum:
      • 3900 µs (3.9 ms) at 240 FPS

Image Processing Types

  • Object
  • Segment
  • Raw Grayscale
  • MJPEG Grayscale
    • MJPEG is downsampled to 1/4 resolution (640×512)

Input/Output & Power

  • Data: GigE/PoE (1000BASE-T)
  • Camera Sync: Ethernet
  • Power: PoE

In the Box

  • 1 OptiTrack Slim 13E Camera Part number: S13E
  • 1 Quick Start Guide

In every OptiTrack Slim 13E box you will find:

  • 1 Slim 13E Camera
  • 1 Quick Start Guide

If you would like to purchase the OptiTrack Slim 13E

  • call 03 9687 8638 (Monday to Friday 9:30am to 5:30pm)
  • or complete the form below and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

Synertial IGS Cobra Suit

A choice of suits consisting of 22 sensors, 34 sensors, 44 sensors or 50 sensors.

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CS-2200

IGS-Cobra Wireless Suit (18 Sensor Suit with 2 spares that can be used as prop sensors)

22 sensors in total.

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CB-3400

IGS-Cobra Wireless Suit & Gloves Bundle (CS-2200 Suit Bundled with a Pair of 7-Sensor Gloves)

34 sensors in total.

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CB-4400

IGS-Cobra Wireless Suit & Gloves Bundle (CS-2200 Suit Bundled with a Pair of 12-Sensor Gloves)

44 sensors in total.

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CB-5000

IGS-Cobra Wireless Suit & Gloves Bundle (CS-2200 Suit Bundled with a Pair of 15-Sensor Gloves)

50 sensors in total.

22, 34, 44 and 50 sensors

  • 8.3 ms System Latency
  • Native support for Animate, Motionbuilder, Unity and Unreal
  • Optical Rig integration (Vicon, Motion Analysis, Optitrack, PhaseSpace)
  • Unsurpassed Magnetic Immunity (UMI)
  • Quick and easy to put on and take off
  • USB 2.0 or WiFi 2.4 Ghz connectivity
  • Automatic Sensor Calibration

Capture data that is invisible to other systems

  • Separate shoulder and clavicle sensors for accurate arm reach
  • Three or four spine links measure spine articulation more accurately
  • Extra sensor for object or extra spine link

More Sensors

  • Standard suit has 22-sensors,
  • Up to 56 sensors
  • Wired or wireless
  • Superior attachment offering the greatest accuracy and comfort

Smaller Sensors

  • Smallest, lightest IMU’s (Inertial Masurement Units).
  • More comfortable when rolling
  • 11 x 28 x 4 mm (4.5 grams)

Precision Calibration

  • Kinexact software calculate the body’s skeletal and finger measurements
  • Accurate skeleton provides accurate motion
  • Accurate and repeatable capture data.

Suit Versions

  • Full CS-2200
  • Upper CSU-1400
  • Lower CSL-700
  • Custom Configurations

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION

CONNECTIVITY

  • Wired Connectivity: 2m USB Cable
  • Wireless Connectivity: 20m range with provided router

IN THE CASE

  • 1 x Main Processing Unit
  • Software and Drivers
  • 1 x Wireless Router (Wireless option only)
  • 1 x Rechargable Battery (Wireless option only)

SENSOR

  • 12dx Micro IMU
  • On-Board Gyroscope, Accelerometer and Magnetometer
  • Internal Update rate: 500Hz
  • Gyro Range: 2 000 degrees/sec
  • Accelerometer range: 2, 4, 8 or 16 G
  • Dimensions: 16mm x 10mm x 3,5mm

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

  • Windows XP, Vista, 7 (32 or 64 bit)
  • Intel i5 CPU or equivalent
  • 1GB RAM
  • 1GB free hard drive space

DIMENSIONS

  • Hand Size: Unlimited
  • Wired MPU: 65mm x 35mm x 15mm
  • Wireless MPU: 100mm x 65mm x 20mm
  • Battery: 125mm x 75mm x 22mm (Wireless option only)

DATA OUTPUT

Direct link to

  • Siemens Jack and PSH
  • Dassault Delmia and Catia
  • Autodesk Motionbuilder
  • IGS-BIO
  • MatLab
  • 30 and 60 frames per second capture

If you would like to purchase the Synertial IGS Cobra Suit

  • call 03 9687 8638 (Monday to Friday 9:30am to 5:30pm)
  • or complete the form below and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

C-Motion Visual 3D

Visual3D is the premier biomechanics analysis tool for measuring movement and force data as collected by almost any kind of 3D motion capture system. It is a Microsoft Windows application. It provides the calculations needed for kinematics and kinetics – including support for instrumented treadmills. It includes the latest mathematical techniques for optimizations, signal processing and filtering, inverse kinematics, complex biomechanical modeling, forces and force structures, and much more.

Customers include universities, commercial, and government researchers studying rehabilitation, neuroscience, engineering, robotics, sports (performance tracking, injury prevention, equipment manufacture, exercise studies), orthopedics, prosthetics, animal studies, disability assessments, and much more.

Visual3D eliminates the need for custom software and local maintenance. It manages data, creating indexes for querying, includes complex mathematical expressions support, and provides the implementation of published algorithms and processes.

Custom, traditional, or standard biomechanical Models.

Model development is rapid, graphical, and unrestricted. Visual3D modeling supports Global Optimization, 6 DOF, Conventional Gait, custom marker sets, virtual markers, segments, and more. Modeling is done graphically but allows for entry of direct measurements, inverse kinematic settings, inertial properties, graphic overlay adjustments, and much more.

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Kinematics, Inverse Dynamics and custom calculations.

In addition to metrics such as joint angles, moments, center of pressure, signal filtering, DFT, center of mass, energies, rotations, volumes, derivatives, and much more – you can also write your own computations. Full control of input parameters, Euler angles, rotation order for Cardan angles, coordinate systems, and other parameters make Visual3D the most powerful analysis tool for biomechanics available.

  • Integrated Support for Force Sensors, Force Platforms, Instrumented Stairs, and Instrumented Treadmills.
  • EMG and signal processing.
  • Export to OpenSim. Global optimization applied and .mot and.xml files produced.
  • Comprehensive Data Management of C3D files. Subject tagging and model association allow for integrated data sets.
  • External indexing allows for integrated access to libraries of data, subject, and files.

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A sample of just some linked-model based calculations that are available:

COP Path; Ground Reaction Force Data; Helical Angle; Joint Acceleration; Joint Angle; Joint Rotation; Joint Force; Joint Moment; Joint Power; Joint Power Scalar; Joint Velocity; Segment CG Position; Segment Proximal Joint; Segment Distal Joint; Segment Velocity; Model Energy Scalar; Potential Energy; Rotational Energy Terms; Rotational Energy Scalar; Segment Energy Totoal; Translational Energy Terms; Translational Energy Scalar; Linear Momentum; Angular Momentum; Segment Residual; Model COG; Segment Progression Angle; Target Path; Muscle Length; Model Moment of Inertia; Model Angular Momentum; UD Power; and much more.

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MoCap Software Comparison Chart

Handling 3D Motion Capture Data

FeaturesNexus; QTM; Motive; Cortex; Etc.Visual3D ProfessionalVicon Bodybuilder +PolygonOpenSim
Marker TrackingX
6DoF; PiG; Std Gait; IORXX
Custom Biomechanics ModelsXXX
Published algorithmsXX
Virtual Markers/SegmentsX
Custom MetricsXXX
Math Expression BuilderX
Data ManagementX
Audit Tracking AnalysisX
Force StructuresX
Commercial SupportXXX
Forward DynamicsXX
Contact ModelingX
Muscle Force ModelingX
Computed Muscle ControlX

If you would like to purchase the C-Motion Visual 3D

  • call 03 9687 8638 (Monday to Friday 9:30am to 5:30pm)
  • or complete the form below and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

iPi Soft Motion Capture

iPi Motion Capture™ is a scalable markerless motion capture software tool that supports 1 or 2 Kinect cameras or 3 to 8 Sony PlayStation Eye cameras to track 3D human body motions and produce 3D animation.

iPi Motion Capture is so powerful and cost effective. It’s fantastic to be able to come up with an idea and in a few minutes record exactly what you want and apply it to your characters. iPi is what mocap should be all about — making your ideas reality in a matter of minutes.

David Gonzalez, President of Mission Critical Studios, a New Jersey-based developer of mobile games: www.missioncriticalstudios.com

With iPi Motion Capture™ you can:

  • Record multi-camera video in regular office / home environment
  • Track 3D human motions right at your desktop and produce 3D animation
  • Clean-up / edit 3D animation using integrated clean-up / keyframing tools
  • Transfer motions to 3D character and export 3D animation to most popular formats including FBX, BVH, Collada

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iPi Motion Capture™ works with off-the-shelf equipment:

  • 1 or 2 Kinect / Xtion depth sensors or
  • 3 to 8 Sony PS Eye cameras
  • Runs on regular PC with gaming-class videocard

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iPi Motion Capture™ is compatible with

  • Autodesk 3DS Max, Maya
  • Valve Source Engine, Unreal Engine, Unity
  • CINEMA 4D, Lightwave
  • Poser, DAZ3D, Blender and others.

Advantages:

  • no need for expensive facility space with special lighting, background and the team of technicians
  • no need for clumsy sensor suits with reflective markers
  • portable system that can be packed in a backpack with as less as 20-30 minutes set-up and calibration time
  • allow up to 20 by 20 feet capture volume with minimum required space as small as 9 by 5 feet
  • with integrated animation clean-up and motion transfer tools you do not necessarily need expensive 3rd party applications
  • extremely affordable solution

iPi Motion Capture™ is a markerless technology that literally puts motion capture at animator’s desktop and brings a totally new workflow paradigm to Filmmakers, CG animators, videogame developers, broadcast motion graphics designers and prosumers

Customers are from:

  • Entertainment, 3D design, education, military and other vertical markets

iPi Motion Capture™ is available in 3 editions:

Express Edition:

  • Entry-level configuration that works with one depth sensor (Kinect or Xtion)
  • Easy to use but applicable for relatively simple motions without rotations

Basic Edition:

  • Includes all basic features needed for high accuracy motion capture
  • Supports capture with 2 depth sensors or 3 to 4 Sony PS Eye cameras

Pro Edition:

  • Includes all high-end features including multiple persons tracking
  • Supports capture with 2 depth sensors or 3 to 8 Sony PS Eye cameras

If you would like to purchase iPi Soft Motion Capture

  • call 03 9687 8638 (Monday to Friday 9:30am to 5:30pm)
  • or complete the form below and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

NDI Optotrak Certus

Track and analyze kinetics and dynamic motion in real-time with this powerful research-grade motion capture system that features exceptional spatial and temporal accuracy.

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The Optotrak Certus® motion capture system offers maximum flexibility for your motion capture applications through its unsurpassed accuracy, high-speed marker frequency, portable design, and virtually wireless marker option. Built with the superior accuracy and reliability of the renowned Optotrak 3020 series, Optotrak Certus is the gold standard among research scientists.

Northern Digital Inc. specializes in designing and manufacturing research-grade motion capture systems as opposed to animation-grade motion capture systems. The Optotrak Certus is a research-grade motion capture system.

Highly Accurate and Reliable
With an accuracy of up to 0.1 mm and resolution of 0.01mm, the Optotrak Certus Motion Capture System continues to deliver the degree of precision that has become an Optotrak hallmark.

Backwards Compatible
Northern Digital Inc ensures that its existing customers can take advantage of new software and hardware features. We strive to ensure backwards compatibility of new features with previously developed systems.

Fast
A maximum marker frequency of 4600 Hz enables you to capture data at even higher speeds. In addition, the Optotrak Certus can track up to 512 markers and is pre-calibrated for fast set-up and ease of use.

Freedom from Wires
Optotrak Smart Markers, a unique inline wiring and branching technology, simplify experiment execution by providing complete freedom of movement for research subjects.

Portable
The size and weight of the Optotrak Certus makes it easy to move between locations. A wide variety of stands and mounts provide flexibility so the system can be positioned by a single person and ready for use in minutes.

Easy to Use
The Optotrak Certus is available with a range of intelligent strobers, enabling you to configure the marker activation order through provided software. For existing Optotrak 3020 users, the Optotrak Certus offers backwards compatibility so that you can enjoy many of the benefits of the new system with your existing configurations.

Research-Grade Data
The Optotrak Certus provides exceptional spatial and temporal accuracy. You can be sure that Optotrak Certus data is objective and accurate.

True Real-time Data
The Optotrak Certus delivers true real-time data 100% of the time. The exceptionally low latency of this data makes it ideal for virtual reality and other feedback applications.

No Data-Sorting
Spend research time doing research instead of data-sorting! The Optotrak Certus will NEVER misidentify or lose identity of markers. This means that time consuming and error prone manual data sorting is never required. As soon as you have collected data from your subject, you are ready to start analyzing.

No Reflections
The Optotrak Certus is not hampered by false signals created by reflections, thus there is no need for any special preparations to your lab.

Proven Reliability from NDI
First introduced in 1989, the Optotrak quickly established itself as the gold standard in accurate and reliable measurement systems for medical and human motion research.

Optotrak Certus Motion Capture Features

  • pre-configured system allows immediate use right out of the box
  • automatic recognition of programmed tools
  • small and light allowing one person to easily move system
  • various stands and mounting options allowing for numerous set-up possibilities
  • unique inline wiring and branching technology

Optotrak Certus System Applications

Optotrak technology is the premier choice of industries, universities and research institutions around the world. As research in medicine, biomechanics and industry advances, new applications for the Optotrak Certus motion capture system are continuously in development. Incorporating specialized sensor technology and sophisticated optics design, the Optotrak Certus delivers superior performance in 3D tracking and measurement.

Included Software

Every Optotrak Certus Motion Capture System comes with the NDI Optotrak Software package, which includes the following programs:

  • NDI First Principles: provides an easy way to observe, record, play back, and manage data produced by an Optotrak or 3D Investigator systems. First Principles also allows for easy integration of 3rd party devices, such as force platforms, EMG systems, eye-trackers, and many others.
  • DataView: allows viewing of Optotrak motion capture data files by frame or by marker, as graph or text.
  • 6D Architect: simplifies the tool characterization process, as well as the creation of tool definition files.

Optional Software

The following are also compatible with the Optotrak Certus Motion Capture System:

  • Optotrak Application Programmer’s Interface (OAPI) by NDI
  • Visual3D™ by C-Motion
  • Vizard™ by WorldViz
  • Motion Builder® by AutoDesk®
  • Caren platform products by Motek
  • Easy import into MatLab®
  • Integrates with LabView™ using OAPI
Performance
3D Accuracy0.1 mm
Marker Frequency4600 Hz
Maximum Frame Rate4600/(n+1.3)
Resolution0.01 mm
Position Sensor
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Dimensions (LxWxH)1126 mm x 200 mm x 161 mm
Weight18 kg
Mounting Options
  • Portable floor mount for 6DOF in Position Sensor orientation
  • Wall mount for 2DOF in Position Sensor orientation
Maximum number of Position Sensors8 (used simultaneously)
System Control Unit
Dimensions(LxWxH)297 mm x 236 mm x 91 mm
Weight3.4 kg
Strobers
Stobers with System2
Strober Ports3
Stober Types
  • Wireless or wired marker strober
  • Tool strober
  • 3020 strober adapter
Markers & Rigid Bodies
Markers with System30
Maximum number of markers512
Maximum number of rigid bodies170 (assuming 3 markers/rigid body)
Rigid body features
  • Provides 6 degrees of freedom (6DOF) tracking of body segments or objects
  • Can incorporate “imaginary markers”
  • Can be used for relative tracking (tracking one body part or object relative to another)
  • Pre-calibrated rigid bodies available
  • Custom rigid bodies can be built using 3-20 markers
Other
Real-time Data Streaming to 3rd Party SoftwareIncluded
Integrated Video Plug-inOptional
Communication ProtocolEthernet, USB
Cross Platform CapabilityCommunicates with all Optotrak Certus and Optotrak 3020 products
Approvals
Electrical Safety Approvals

  • IEC 61010-1″Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use – Part 1: General requirements”
  • CAN/CSA C22.2 NO. 1010.1 “Safety Requirements for Electrical Equipment for Measurement, Control and Laboratory Use – Part 1: General Requirements”
  • UL 61010A-1 “Electrical Equipment For Laboratory Use; Part 1: General Requirements”
Electromagnetic Compatibility Approvals

  • IEC 61326 “Electrical equipment for measurement, control and laboratory use – EMC requirements”
  • FCC Part 15, Subpart B, Class A Unintentional Radiators
  • CISPR 22/EN 55022 Class A, Group 1 ITE equipment “Harmonized standard covers RF emissions standards for Information Technology Equipment (ITE)”

If you would like to purchase the NDI Optotrak Certus

  • call 03 9687 8638 (Monday to Friday 9:30am to 5:30pm)
  • or complete the form below and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.