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Adaptive magnetic tracker: a revolution in electromagnetic tracker technology
Author(s): Yaron Kranz; Giora Kornblau; Saul Stokar
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we review the problem of measuring position and orientation using AC magnetic fields, outlining the two traditional solutions to the problem: analytical field models and field maps. We analyze the limitations of each of these solutions and present a novel solution to this problem, known as "adaptive magnetic tracking". We present an outline of the theoretical basis of the tracker, a discussion of its advantages and experimental results that demonstrate its unique and revolutionary abilities and flexibility.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 September 2004
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5442, Helmet- and Head-Mounted Displays IX: Technologies and Applications, (8 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.543379
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Yaron Kranz, Elbit Systems Ltd. (Israel)
Giora Kornblau, Elbit Systems Ltd. (Israel)
Saul Stokar, Elbit Systems Ltd. (Israel)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5442:
Helmet- and Head-Mounted Displays IX: Technologies and Applications
Clarence E. Rash; Colin E. Reese, Editor(s)

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