Cameras

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.

Prime Color

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.

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
Measurement Volumecertus_fullvolume
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.

OptiTrack Flex 13

Introducing the OptiTrack Flex 13, offering the cleanest data that $1.5K can buy.

A medium volume motion capture camera with excellent precision.

With an impressive 1.3 million pixels of resolution, 120 FPS sample rate, and an immense 56° field of view, the OptiTrack Flex 13 is an achievement in efficient, affordable motion capture. Enjoy the precision and accuracy of a professional capture system at a price tuned for AAA and indie studios alike.

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The cleanest data that $1.5k can buy

The OptiTrack Flex 13’s 1.3 MP imager offers over 4x the resolution of a Flex 3. When combined with OptiTrack’s proprietary real-time processing algorithms, it can track motions within a tolerance of less than 0.5 mm—ideal for rigorous tracking applications, such as multi-actor capture and complex motion tracking.


Maximize your capture volume

You asked for more capture volume, and we were listening. When deployed with the default 56° lens in a standard 20’ × 20’ arrangement, the camera can attain an active capture area that is among the largest in the industry, which allows for extensive capture volumes even in modest tracking environments.

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On-camera image processing

The OptiTrack Flex 13 can send a variety of pre-processed image types to the PC, resulting in more efficient imaging and system scaling. Image processing types include:

  • Object – Performs on-camera detection of marker location, size, and roundness using our most precise grayscale processing methods. Provides excellent precision with the smallest CPU footprint.
  • Precision grayscale – Similar to Object processing, but sends selective grayscale images of markers to the PC for calculation of object data. Provides the most verbose marker information, but requires more CPU resources than Object processing.
  • Segment – Like precision grayscale processing, segment mode divides processing between the camera and CPU, providing streamlined marker information for CPU-efficient marker detection. Provides a balance between precision and processing load.
  • MJPEG-compressed grayscale – Full resolution grayscale frames, compressed on-camera for highly scalable scene video capabilities.
  • Raw grayscale – Full resolution, uncompressed grayscale.

MJPEG compression

Unique to OptiTrack cameras, on-camera MJPEG compression consumes 1/10th the bandwidth of uncompressed video while still enabling real-time grayscale video at full resolution and full frame rate (up to 1280 × 1024 @ 120 FPS). Compact, high-quality grayscale video enables image preview with multiple cameras, simultaneously—an indispensable tool for camera aiming and focusing during rig setup and calibration.

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Grayscale video access

Access MJPEG grayscale video at up to 120 FPS and transform any OptiTrack Flex 13 into a high-speed scene camera. Simplify camera aiming and calibration, optimize skeleton configuration, provide live capture feedback, and improve post-capture cleanup with a variety of grayscale video options.

 

Calibrated scene video

Because OptiTrack Flex 13 cameras can operate in grayscale mode, any of the cameras in your volume can be transformed back into a scene camera after calibration, enabling scene video that has exact position and orientation relative to the tracking volume.

Improved skeleton definition

Once scene cameras are calibrated within the volume, you can visually preview potential flaws for a higher level of accuracy. Simply compare the calibrated scene video with overlaid points to confirm that the skeleton aligns with the actor’s body segments and corresponding markers.

 

Real-time tracking feedback

Monitor the relationship between the actor and skeleton to confirm accurate tracking or to quickly diagnose unexpected behavior. Grayscale scene video is particularly useful during facial motion capture, offering real-time feedback for performance analysis.

3D overlay

Record MJPEG grayscale footage at up to 120 frames per second—5x faster than normal film playback speed. High-speed recording enables the correlation of scene video and tracking data on a frame-by-frame basis for precise analysis or cleanup in post.


Aim Assist – single user camera setup & aiming

One person can efficiently setup and aim a complete OptiTrack Flex 13 system with OptiTrack’s on-camera Aim Assist. One button press brings the camera view to full screen, sets the image to grayscale, retracts the IR filter and increases the exposure for additional lighting and better image clarity. The image is perfect so that placing reference markers on the capture volume floor is no longer necessary. Aim each camera conveniently and precisely without even needing to touch the software interface. Once a camera has been aimed, move on to the next with a single button push.

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Flexible filtering options

Customize your OptiTrack Flex 13’s lens filter for standard IR motion capture or visible-spectrum reference video, for light filtering that is perfectly suited to your capture environment and application. Include the Filter Switcher add-on for quickly swapping between both filtering options.


Interchangeable M12 lenses

The OptiTrack Flex 13 can be optimized for a variety of applications with custom-designed, interchangeable M12 lenses. Choose between 5.5mm and 8mm EFL lenses to adapt your cameras to your ideal capture volume. Both feature a special spring focus assist, very low distortion, and fast F#1.8 apertures for increased tracking distance. Typical applications utilize 5.5mm lenses for standard tracking applications and 8mm lenses when additional range or pixel density is required.

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Unobtrusive infrared light

OptiTrack Flex 13 cameras emit 850nm IR light, which is nearly invisible, for inconspicuous illumination that prevents the vision fatigue and unwanted attention to your capture rig caused by cameras that emit visible spectrum light.


OptiSync

OptiSync1 is OptiTrack’s custom synchronization system, which sends and receives sync signals over USB cable. As a result, cabling is reduced by 50%, which enables faster and simpler setup.

External sync in/out

Integrate OptiTrack Flex 13 cameras into scientific and studio ecosystems with external sync in and out1, enabled with the OptiHub 2. Utilize frame triggers or free-run triggering to synchronize frame cycling with external software controls and hardware components like force plates and shutter glasses.

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OEM integration

Incorporate OptiTrack Flex 13 cameras into custom vision or tracking applications via the free Camera SDK.

Camera Body

  • Width: 2.12 inches (53.8 mm)
  • Height: 3.19 inches (81 mm)
  • Depth: 1.67 inches (42.4 mm)
  • Weight: 6.6 ounces (187 g)
  • Mounting: 1/4”-20 tripod thread
  • Status Indicators:
    • 2 digit numeric LEDs
    • 1 bicolor status LED

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LED Ring

  • 28 LEDs
  • 850 nm IR
  • Adjustable brightness
  • Strobe or Continuous Illumination
  • Removable

Lens & Filter

  • Stock Lens: 5.5 mm F#1.8
    • Horizontal FOV: 56°
    • Vertical FOV: 46°
  • Optional Lens: 8 mm F#1.8
    • Horizontal FOV: 42°
    • Vertical FOV: 34°
  • M12 Lens Mount
  • Adjustable focus w/ spring assist
  • 800 nm IR long pass filter
  • Optional: 800 nm IR long pass filter w/ Filter Switcher

Image Sensor

  • Imager Size : 6.144 mm × 4.9152 mm
  • Pixel Size : 4.8 µm × 4.8 µm
  • Imager Resolution : 1280 × 1024 (1.3 Megapixels)
  • Frame Rate: 30-120 FPS (adjustable)
  • Latency: 8.3 ms
  • Shutter Type: Global
  • Shutter Speed:
    • Default: 500 µs
    • Minimum: 20 µs
    • Maximum: 7.5 ms (at 120 FPS)

Image Processing Types

  • Object
  • Segment
  • Precision Grayscale
  • MJPEG Grayscale
  • Raw Grayscale

Input/Output & Power

  • Data: USB 2.0
  • Camera Sync: USB 2.0 (via OptiSync)
  • Power: USB 2.0 @ 1 A

System Requirements

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

Note: OptiTrack Flex 13 cameras must be connect to the PC via an OptHub 2 in order for the LED Ring to be powered. Connecting the camera directly to the PC will result in the LEDs being disabled.


In the Box

  • 1 OptiTrack Flex 13 camera Part number: FL13
  • 1 Quick Start guide

Customize your camera with user-changeable M12 lenses and OptiTrack’s exclusive Filter Switcher technology. In every Flex 13 box you will find:

  • 1 OptiTrack Flex 13 camera
  • 1 Quick Start Guide

If you would like to purchase the Flex 13 camera

  • 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 Flex 3

The OptiTrack Flex 3 camera offers integrated image capture, processing, and motion tracking in a powerful, compact package.

A small volume motion capture camera that’s surprisingly affordable.

Customize your camera with user-changeable M12 lenses, black or red case treatments, and OptiTrack’s exclusive Filter Switcher technology. Scalable, modular, and a fraction of the price you would expect—Flex 3 cameras deliver the world’s premier optical tracking value proposition.

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Fast, precise, and efficient tracking

The OptiTrack Flex 3 is capable of capturing fast moving objects with its global shutter imager and 100 FPS capture speed. By maximizing its 640 × 480 VGA resolution through advanced image processing algorithms, the OptiTrack Flex 3 can also track markers down to sub-millimeter movements with repeatable accuracy.

On-camera image processing

The OptiTrack Flex 3 can send a variety of pre-processed image types to your PC, resulting in decreased bandwidth and CPU load, and more efficient motion tracking. Image processing types include:

  • Precision grayscale – Most precise marker detection. The Flex 3’s default processing type. Sends grayscale marker information to the PC for calculation of object 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 marker detection. Similar to Precision Grayscale, Segment processing streamlines marker information for more CPU-efficient marker detection. Provides a balance between precision and USB bandwidth use.
  • Object – The most CPU-efficient marker detection. Provides more efficient USB bandwidth utilization, but delivers less marker 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.

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Camera control

Access a variety of OptiTrack Flex 3 settings with any of OptiTrack’s software applications, such as the Camera SDK, for greater control over what your cameras capture and what information they report to the PC. Available settings include:

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

MJPEG compression

New in the OptiTrack Flex 3, MJPEG compression consumes 1/10th the bandwidth of uncompressed video while still enabling real-time grayscale video at full frame rate and full resolution (up to 100 FPS and 640 × 480 with Flex 3 cameras). Compact, high-quality grayscale video enables image preview with multiple cameras, simultaneously–an indispensable tool for camera aiming and focusing during rig setup and calibration.

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Grayscale video access

Access raw and MJPEG-compressed grayscale video to transform any Flex 3 into a high-speed scene camera. Simplify camera aiming and calibration, optimize skeleton configuration, provide live capture feedback, and improve post-capture cleanup with a variety of grayscale video options.

Calibrated scene video

Because OptiTrack Flex 3 cameras can operate in grayscale mode, any of the cameras in your volume can be transformed back into a scene camera after calibration, enabling scene video that has exact position and orientation relative to the tracking volume.

Improved skeleton definition

Once scene cameras are calibrated within the volume, you can visually preview potential flaws for a higher level of accuracy. Simply compare the calibrated scene video with overlaid points to confirm that the skeleton aligns with the actor’s body segments and corresponding markers.

Real-time tracking feedback

Monitor the relationship between the actor and skeleton to confirm accurate tracking or to quickly diagnose unexpected behavior. Grayscale scene video is particularly useful during facial motion capture, offering high quality previs for feedback and presentation.

3D overlay

Record MJPEG grayscale footage at up to 100 frames per second—4x faster than normal film playback speed. High-speed recording enables the correlation of scene video and tracking data on a frame-by-frame basis for precise analysis or cleanup in post.


Filter Switcher technology

Toggle your camera between capturing infrared or visible light with a single mouse-click. Swap your OptiTrack Flex 3’s 800nm pass filter out on the fly to access visible spectrum grayscale video for enhanced image quality whenever reference video is required.

 

Solenoid-driven, software-controlled

OptiTrack Flex 3 cameras are equipped with a solenoid that can be controlled in-software to extend or retract the infrared lens filter. OptiTrack’s custom polychromatic M12 lenses are specially designed to remain in focus in both the visible and infrared spectrums.

Enhanced scene illumination

Utilize environmental lighting—including standard fluorescent lights—to illuminate your scene for brighter lighting throughout large volumes.

Improved scene video recording and live presentation

Replace high contrast, infrared lighting with natural, visible light for more balanced and visually appealing scene video—ideal for presentation-quality streaming and recording.


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Interchangeable M12 lenses

The OptiTrack Flex 3 can be optimized for a variety of applications with custom-designed, interchangeableM12 lenses. Choose between 3.5mm, 4.5mm, and 5.5mm EFL lenses to adapt your cameras to your ideal capture volume. All three lenses feature a special spring focus assist, very low distortion, and fast F#1.6 apertures for increased tracking distance. Typical applications utilize 3.5mm for capture volumes in smaller spaces, 4.5mm for larger capture volumes and camera counts, and 5.5mm for facial capture.


Compact design for low profile integration

OptiTrack Flex 3 cameras can be discreetly integrated into large installations, or allow you to spatially optimize desktop capture volumes for face mocap and tracking rigid bodies. Choose red camera cases for higher visibility, or black for subtlety.

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Unobtrusive infrared light

OptiTrack Flex 3 cameras emit 850nm IR light, which is nearly invisible, for inconspicuous and gentle lighting, thereby avoiding vision fatigue and unwanted attention to your capture rig caused by cameras that emit bright, visible spectrum light.


High power strobe mode

When used with an OptiHub, OptiTracks’s custom high speed USB hub, Flex 3 cameras can operate in high power mode to draw additional power for the IR strobe. The extra power increases capture range and reduces marker dropout. The Flex 3’s standard power mode is USB power compliant for use with off the shelf hubs and direct connections to a PC.

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OptiSync

OptiSync1 is OptiTrack’s custom synchronization system, which sends and receives sync signals over USB cable. As a result, cabling is reduced by 50%, which enables faster and simpler setup.

External sync in/out

Integrate OptiTrack Flex 3 cameras into large scale tracking and analytical ecosystems with external sync in and out. Utilize frame triggers or free-run triggering to synchronize frame cycling with external software controls and hardware components like force plates and shutter glasses.


V100 and V100:R2 compatibility

The OptiTrack Flex 3 includes backwards compatibility with existing V100 camera installations in traditional Wired Sync mode and V100:R2 installations in OptiSync or Wired Sync mode. OptiSync is only available for Flex 3 cameras connected to OptiHubs.

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Start small and grow over time

OptiTrack systems are modular, reducing your initial investment in motion tracking technology. Start with a 6 camera bundle for under $7k, and as your tracking needs or budget expands, add more cameras or new software applications to increase the capabilities of your system.


OEM integration

Incorporate OptiTrack Flex 3 cameras into OEM tracking or computer vision applications via the freeCamera SDK.

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Camera Body

  • Width: 1.78 inches (45.2 mm)
  • Height: 2.94 inches (74.7 mm)
  • Depth: 1.44 inches (36.6 mm)
  • Weight: 4.20 ounces (0.1 kg)
  • Mounting: 1/4”-20 tripod thread
  • Status Indicator: 2 digit numeric LEDs

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LED Ring

  • 26 LEDs
  • 850 nm IR
  • Adjustable brightness
  • Strobe or Continuous Illumination
  • Removable

Lens & Filter

  • Stock Lens: 4.5 mm F#1.6
    • Horizontal FOV: 46°
    • Vertical FOV: 35°
  • Optional Lenses:
    • 3.5 mm F#1.6
      • Horizontal FOV: 58°
      • Vertical FOV: 45°
    • 5.5 mm F#1.6
      • Horizontal FOV: 38°
      • Vertical FOV: 29°
  • M12 Lens Mount
  • Adjustable focus w/ spring assist
  • 800 nm IR long pass filter
  • Optional: 800 nm IR long pass filter w/ Filter Switcher

Image Sensor

  • 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: 25, 50, 100 FPS
    • Frame decimation (transmit every Nth frame)
  • Spatial decimation: 320 × 240, 160 × 120
  • Latency: 10 ms
  • Shutter Type: Global
  • Shutter Speed:
    • Default: 1/1000th of a sec. (1 ms)
    • Minimum: 1/50,000th of a sec. (20 µs)

Image Processing Types

  • Object
  • Segment
  • Precision Grayscale
  • MJPEG Grayscale
  • Raw Grayscale

Input/Output & Power

  • Data: USB 2.0
  • Camera Sync: USB 2.0 or Wired Sync
  • Power: USB 2.0
    • Standard: 5V @ 490mA
    • High Power: 680mA

System Requirements

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


In the Box

  • 1 Flex 3 camera Part number: FL3
  • 1 Sync splitter cable
  • 1 Quick Start guide

Customize your camera with user-changeable M12 lenses, black or red case treatments, and OptiTrack’s exclusive Filter Switcher technology. In every Flex 3 box you will find:

  • 1 Flex 3 camera
  • 1 Sync splitter cable
  • 1 Quick Start guide

If you would like to purchase the OptiTrack Flex 3

  • 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.

OptiTrack Prime 13W

The OptiTrack Prime 13W is an ultra-wide angle camera offering high precision megapixel resolution, 240 FPS capture rate, low latency real time output and the flexibility of a Ethernet/PoE interface.

Ultra-wide FOV for optical tracking in CAVEs and other compact spaces.

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Ultra-wide angle capture

The OptiTrack Prime 13W’s 82° × 70° FOV is specifically tuned for tracking almost every inch of smaller spaces, such as CAVEs, powerwalls, HMD environments, small gait labs, and other compact installations.

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Megapixel resolution

At double the resolution of the S250e, the OptiTrack Prime 13W’s 1.3 MP imager provides excellent 3D precision throughout its expansive coverage.

Scalable GigE/PoE interface

A Ethernet/PoE interface offers a long-range alternative to our USB-based Flex 13, ideal for home-running cables to a control room that’s removed from your VR environment.

240 FPS tracking

Track fast-moving objects and synchronize with third-party lab tools with the OptiTrack Prime 13W’s 240 FPS capture speed, global shutter and low latency real time output.


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Low distortion 3.5mm M12 lens

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.

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.


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Discreet form & function

The OptiTrack Prime 13W’s diminutive 2.7″ square signature and invisible 850nm IR illumination are perfect for applications that require a nearly invisible tracking system.

 


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Intuitive & elegant design

In designing the Prime series, we considered the complete lifetime of a motion capture camera—from unboxing to setup, capture, and teardown. Each process is accommodated with a nod to simplicity and usability.


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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On-camera status indicator

Monitor camera health and activity based on a ring of customizable RGB LEDs mounted on the camera face. As camera status changes, so does the indicator ring.


On-camera image processing

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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Synchronized, calibrated reference video

As with all OptiTrack cameras, any OptiTrack Prime 13 can be converted from a tracking camera into a synchronized, calibrated reference camera with a single mouse click. Because the cameras remain calibrated while in reference mode, 3D data can be overlaid on the video for real-time previs and assistance with post.

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


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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.


 

OEM & computer vision integration

Incorporate OptiTrack Prime 13W 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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Camera Body

  • Width: 2.7 inches (6.86 cm)
  • Height: 2.7 inches (6.86 cm)
  • Depth: 2.2 inches (5.6 cm)
  • Weight: 0.7 pounds (0.32 kg)

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  • Mounting: 1/4”-20 tripod thread (×2)
  • Status Indicators:
    • 2 digit numeric LEDs
    • Full-color LED health and activity indicator

LED Ring

  • 10 ultra high power LEDs
  • 850 nm IR
  • Adjustable brightness

Lens & Filter

  • Stock Lens: 3.5 mm F#2.4 (wide band AR coated)
    • Horizontal FOV: 82°
    • Vertical FOV: 70°
  • 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

System Requirements

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


In the Box

  • 1 OptiTrack Prime 13W Camera Part number: P13W
  • 1 Quick Start Guide

In every OptiTrack Prime 13W box you will find:

  • 1 OptiTrack Prime 13W Camera
  • 1 Quick Start Guide

If you would like to purchase the OptiTrack Prime 13W

  • 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.

OptiTrack Prime 17W

With an amazing 70° field of view, spread across 1.7 MP of resolution, the OptiTrack Prime 17W offers expansive camera coverage. Combined with 360 FPS capture rate, it’s a truly multi-talented camera.

Wide angle coverage for large volumes in smaller spaces.

With an amazing 70° field of view, spread across 1.7 MP of resolution, the OptiTrack Prime 17W offers expansive camera coverage. Combined with 360 FPS capture rate, it’s a truly multi-talented camera.

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Wide angle FOV with edge to edge coverage

The OptiTrack Prime 17W’s wide angle 70 degree FOV offers true, edge to edge coverage across the camera’s image sensor. Most wide angle motion capture cameras suffer from vignetting on their edges, which can significantly reduce their effective coverage. OptiTrack have engineered the Prime 17W lens to perfectly match the imager’s resolution, ensuring that its performance actually lives up to its impressive specs.

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“Fast glass” 6mm lens

OptiTrack custom designed their our own super low distortion, “fast glass” lenses for optimal marker tracking. The OptiTrack Prime 17W’s F#1.6 lens is treated with a wide band anti-reflective coating, which dramatically increases light transmission to the imager, yielding larger volumes and cleaner data.

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Maximize volume size in smaller spaces

With the OptiTrack Prime 17W’s wide angle format and impressive range—two features that rarely co-exist in a motion capture camera—you can extract impressive capture volumes, even out of compact setup spaces. The Prime 17W delivers the hallmarks of Prime Series performance, like industry-leading 3D precision and easy-to-use setup and operation, in a package that produces the largest possible capture volumes in labs and studios that are under 50’.


High frame-rate capture

The OptiTrack Prime 17W’s 360 FPS capture rate and image stopping global shutter can be used when your application requires Prime Series precision for movement speeds above 150mph.

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Intuitive & elegant design

In designing the Prime series, we considered the complete lifetime of a motion capture camera—from unboxing to setup, capture, and teardown. Each process is elegantly accommodated with a nod to simplicity and usability.

In addition to the essentials you’re accustomed to, you’ll discover several new features that will make you wonder how you got on without them. Enjoy innovations like our Aim Assist technology for single-user setup and our on-camera visual health and activity indicator.


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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On-camera status indicator

OptiTrack’s new on-camera visual alert system provides visual feedback on camera health and activity based on a ring of programmable RGB LEDs mounted on the camera face. As camera status changes, so does the indicator ring. Color and brightness settings are customizable, so you can tailor the system to your preferences.


modeHardwareObjectS250eOn-camera image processing

OptiTrack’s heralded real time, on-camera image analysis delivers clean, reliable data to your PC for efficient marker solving and reference video. Image processing types include:

  • Object – Performs on-camera detection of marker location, size, and roundness using our most precise grayscale processing methods. Provides excellent precision with the smallest CPU footprint.
  • Segment – Divides processing between the camera and CPU, providing streamlined marker information for CPU-efficient marker detection. Primarily used for accessing object shape data during masking operations.
  • MJPEG-compressed grayscale (up to 350 FPS) – 1/4 resolution grayscale video (down-sampled, 832×544), compressed on-camera for highly scalable reference video capabilities.
  • Raw grayscale – Full resolution, uncompressed grayscale.

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Super bright illumination with the subtlety of IR

Featuring 20 ultra high power LEDs, the OptiTrack Prime 17W’s strobe is both efficient and powerful. In addition to impressive range, its LED array enables faster discharge for quick exposures—ideal for capturing very fast motions. And at 850nm IR, which is invisible to the naked eye, the Prime 17W offers inconspicuous illumination that prevents the vision fatigue and unwanted attention to your capture rig caused by cameras that emit visible spectrum light.

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GigE and PoE+

Gigabit Ethernet I/O and PoE+ provide the Prime 17W with extensive cabling range (up to 300’), massive bandwidth capabilities, and a 25W power budget.

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External sync in/out, Genlock, and Time Code

Synchronize OptiTrack Prime 17W cameras 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.


Camera control

Access a variety of OptiTrack Prime 17W settings with any of OptiTrack’s software applications for greater control over what your cameras capture and what information they report to the software for processing. Available settings include:

  • Image processing type
  • Frame rate
  • Exposure
  • Threshold
  • Illumination
  • Status LED control
  • And more…

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OEM integration

Incorporate OptiTrack Prime 17W cameras into OEM tracking or computer vision applications via the free Camera SDK.

Camera Body

  • Width: 4.96 inches (12.6 cm)
  • Height: 4.96 inches (12.6 cm)
  • Depth: 4.34 inches (11 cm)
  • Weight: 2.9 pounds (1.32 kg)

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  • Mounting: 1/4”-20 tripod thread (×2)
  • Status Indicators:
    • 2 digit numeric LEDs
    • Full-color LED health and activity indicator

LED Ring

  • 20 ultra high power LEDs
  • 850 nm IR
  • Adjustable brightness

Lens & Filter

  • Stock Lens: 6 mm F#1.6 (wide band AR coated)
    • Horizontal FOV: 70°
    • Vertical FOV: 49°
  • Adjustable focus and f-stop
  • 850 nm band-pass filter

Image Sensor

  • Resolution: 1664 × 1088
  • Pixel Size : 5.5 µm × 5.5 µm
  • Frame Rate: 30–360 FPS (adjustable)
  • Latency: 2.8 ms
  • Shutter Type: global
  • Shutter Speed:
    • Default: 500 µs (0.5 ms)
    • Minimum: 10 µs (0.01 ms)
    • Maximum:
      • 2500 µs (2.5 ms) at 360 FPS

Image Processing Types

  • Object
  • Segment
  • Raw Grayscale
  • MJPEG Grayscale (up to 350 FPS, down-sampled to 1/4 resolution: 832×544)

Input/Output & Power

  • Data: GigE (1000BASE-T)
  • Camera Sync: Ethernet
  • Power: PoE or PoE+1

System Requirements

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


In the Box

  • 1 OptiTrack Prime 17W Camera Part number: P17W
  • 1 Quick Start Guide

The OptiTrack Prime 17W comes equipped with Ethernet connectivity, on-board processing, and a low distortion, “fast glass” lens. In every Prime 17W box you will find:

  • 1 OptiTrack Prime 17W Camera
  • 1 Quick Start Guide

If you would like to purchase the OptiTrack Prime 17W

  • 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.

OptiTrack Prime 13

The OptiTrack Prime 13 camera delivers 40′ camera-to-marker range, sub-mm 3D precision, and high-speed 240 FPS capture—all in a surprisingly compact and affordable package.

High speed tracking with excellent precision in medium-sized capture volumes.

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Megapixel resolution

At double the resolution of the S250e, the Prime 13’s 1.3 MP imager provides 3D precision as fine as 0.5mm at long ranges and 0.2mm in close proximity.

Scalable GigE/PoE interface

The OptiTrack Prime 13’s GigE/PoE interface offers a highly scalable alternative to our USB-based Flex 13, enabling higher camera counts and larger setup areas.

240 FPS tracking

Track fast-moving objects and synchronize with third-party lab tools with the OptiTrack Prime 13’s 240 FPS capture speed and global shutter.


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Discreet form & function

The OptiTrack Prime 13’s diminutive 2.7″ square signature and invisible 850nm IR illumination are perfect for applications that require a discreet tracking system.


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Surprising range and coverage

Don’t be fooled by the OptiTrack Prime 13’s small size or price. Like its Prime Series predecessors, it offers impressive range alongside a generous FOV, capable of tracking in setups up to 45′ × 45′.


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Intuitive & elegant design

In designing the Prime Series, OptiTrack considered the complete lifetime of a motion capture camera—from unboxing to setup, capture, and teardown. Each process is accommodated with a nod to simplicity and usability.


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.

motiveScreenCameraViews


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On-camera status indicator

Monitor camera health and activity based on a ring of customizable RGB LEDs mounted on the camera face. As camera status changes, so does the indicator ring.

 


Fast glass M12 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.

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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Flexible compatibility, for growth over time

The OptiTrack Prime 13 can operate alongside our retired S250e, as well as the Prime 41 and Prime 17W, making it a flexible option to extend an existing system or build one up over time.


On-camera image processing

 

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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Synchronized, calibrated reference video

As with all OptiTrack cameras, any Prime 13 can be converted from a tracking camera into a synchronized, calibrated reference camera with a single mouse click. Because the cameras remain calibrated while in reference mode, 3D data can be overlaid on the video for real-time previs and assistance with post.

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


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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.


OEM & computer vision integration

Incorporate OptiTrack Prime 13 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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Camera Body

  • Width: 2.7 inches (6.86 cm)
  • Height: 2.7 inches (6.86 cm)
  • Depth: 2.1 inches (5.3 cm)
  • Weight: 0.7 pounds (0.32 kg)

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  • Mounting: 1/4”-20 tripod thread (×2)
  • Status Indicators:
    • 2 digit numeric LEDs
    • Full-color LED health and activity indicator

LED Ring

  • 62 LEDs
  • 850 nm IR
  • Adjustable brightness

Lens & Filter

  • Stock Lens: 5.5 mm F#1.8 (wide band AR coated)
    • Horizontal FOV: 56°
    • Vertical FOV: 46°
  • 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

System Requirements

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


In the Box

  • 1 OptiTrack Prime 13 Camera – Part number: P13
  • 1 Quick Start Guide

The OptiTrack Prime 13 comes equipped with Ethernet connectivity, on-board processing, and a low distortion, “fast glass” lens. In every Prime 13 box you will find:

  • 1 OptiTrack Prime 13 Camera
  • 1 Quick Start Guide

If you would like to purchase the OptiTrack Prime 13

  • 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.

OptiTrack Prime 41

The OptiTrack Prime 41 defines precision. Offering 4.1 MP of the most intelligently processed pixels in the industry, it delivers pixel for pixel performance that outclasses all other cameras—at less than a third of the competition’s prices.

The largest volume motion capture camera in the world.

 

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Industry-leading precision

We’ve engineered this precision by extracting every ounce of performance possible from our new 2048 × 2048 imager. Powered by a global shutter, our heralded real-time image processing, and the industry’s highest transmission lenses, Prime 41s capture the most nuanced motions with ease.


Production-ready volumes

Long camera range, wide field of view, and infrared illumination—with traditional optical technology, you’ve been told you can only pick one of these. The OptiTrack Prime 41 delivers all three.

  • Infrared strobe: No “red wash” to interfere with live action cameras or distract performers.
  • Wide field of view: Maximizes your capture volume with fewer cameras than typically needed in a large installation.
  • Camera range: Even with a wide FOV lens and IR strobe, which normally reduces camera range by up to 50%, the Prime 41 delivers the best range in the industry.

Together, they create a large volume juggernaut, able to track a 16mm mocap marker from 100’ away. By combining our proprietary “fast glass” lens technology, intelligent image processing, and powerful strobe, a Prime 41 system can yield capture volumes up to 75’ × 150’ from a perimeter-only camera setup—with precise, noise-free data throughout.

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Unprecedented range

The OptiTrack Prime 41s range is the best in its class. Not only does it see farther than the competition, it does so in the infrared spectrum, besting even the performance of visible red and near-infrared cameras.

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Outdoor capture, out of the box

Featuring a 15W strobe1 and specially-engineered band-pass filter, the OptiTrack Prime 41 can easily track reflective markers outside, in full sunlight. With no need for special add-ons or modifications to enable outdoor tracking, the Prime 41 is one of the most versatile mocap cameras on the market.


Intuitive & elegant design

In designing the Prime series, we considered the complete lifetime of a motion capture camera—from unboxing to setup, capture, and teardown. Each process is elegantly accommodated with a nod to simplicity and usability.

In addition to the essentials you’re accustomed to, you’ll discover several new features that will make you wonder how you got along without them. Enjoy innovations like our Aim Assist technology for single-user setup, synchronized reference video with 3D data overlay, and our on-camera visual health and activity indicator.

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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.

motiveScreenCameraViews


On-camera status indicator

Our new on-camera visual alert system provides visual feedback about camera health and activity using a ring of RGB LEDs on the front of the camera. As camera status changes, so does the indicator ring. Color and brightness settings are customizable, so you can tailor the behavior to your preferences.

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On-camera image processing

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

  • Object – Performs on-camera detection of marker location, size, and roundness using our most precise grayscale processing methods. Provides excellent precision with the smallest CPU footprint.
  • Segment – Divides processing between the camera and CPU, providing streamlined marker information for CPU-efficient marker detection. Provides a balance between precision and processing load.
  • Raw grayscale – Full resolution, uncompressed grayscale.

Wide FOV, super fast 12mm lens

We custom design our own super low distortion, “fast glass” lenses for optimal marker tracking. The Prime 41’s F#1.8 lens is performance matched to the imager’s resolution and treated with a wide band anti-reflective coating—features which dramatically increase light transmission to the imager, yielding larger volumes and cleaner data.

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Powerful illumination with the subtlety of IR

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Featuring 170 LEDs and 3x the power of our previous Ethernet camera, the OptiTrack Prime 41’s strobe is immensely powerful. In addition to impressive range, a generous LED array enables faster discharge for quick exposures—ideal for capturing very fast motions. And at 850nm IR, which is invisible to the naked eye, the Prime 41 provides inconspicuous illumination. This avoids the vision fatigue and unwanted attention associated with visible light strobes.


GigE and PoE+

Gigabit Ethernet I/O and PoE+ provide the OptiTrack Prime 41 with extensive cabling range (up to 300’), massive bandwidth capabilities, and a 25W power budget.

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External sync in/out, Genlock, and Time Code

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Synchronize OptiTrack Prime 41 cameras to almost any signal with theeSync 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.


Camera control

Access a variety of OptiTrack Prime 41 settings with any of OptiTrack’s software applications for greater control over what your cameras capture and what information they report to the software for processing. Available settings include:

  • Image processing type
  • Frame rate
  • Exposure
  • Threshold
  • Illumination
  • Status LED control
  • And more…

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OEM integration

Incorporate OptiTrack Prime 41 cameras into OEM tracking or computer vision applications via the free Camera SDK.

Camera Body

  • Width: 4.96 inches (12.6 cm)
  • Height: 4.96 inches (12.6 cm)
  • Depth: 5.34 inches (13.6 cm)
  • Weight: 3.2 pounds (1.45 kg)

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  • Mounting: 1/4”-20 tripod thread (×2)
  • Status Indicators:
    • 2 digit numeric LEDs
    • Full-color LED health and activity indicator

LED Ring

  • 170 LEDs
  • 850 nm IR
  • Adjustable brightness

Lens & Filter

  • Stock Lens: 12 mm F#1.8 (wide band AR coated)
    • Horizontal FOV: 51°
    • Vertical FOV: 51°
  • Adjustable focus and f-stop
  • 850 nm band-pass filter

Image Sensor

  • Resolution: 2048 × 2048
  • Pixel Size : 5.5 µm × 5.5 µm
  • Frame Rate: 30–180 FPS (adjustable)
  • Latency: 5.5 ms
  • Shutter Type: global
  • Shutter Speed:
    • Default: 500 µs (0.5 ms)
    • Minimum: 10 µs (0.01 ms)
    • Maximum:
      • 8100 µs (8.1 ms) at 120 FPS
      • 5300 µs (5.3 ms) at 180 FPS

Image Processing Types

  • Object
  • Segment
  • Raw Grayscale
  • MJPEG Grayscale
    • MJPEG is downsampled to 1/16 resolution (512×512)

Input/Output & Power

  • Data: GigE (1000BASE-T)
  • Camera Sync: Ethernet
  • Power: PoE or PoE+1

System Requirements

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


In the Box

  • 1 OptiTrack Prime 41 Camera Part number: P41
  • 1 Quick Start Guide

The OptiTrack Prime 41 comes equipped with Ethernet connectivity, on-board processing, and a low distortion, “fast glass” lens. In every Prime 41 box you will find:

  • 1 OptiTrack Prime 41 Camera
  • 1 Quick Start Guide

If you would like to purchase the OptiTrack Prime 41

  • 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.