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A Novel Opto-Electronic Method Of Position Measurement.
Author(s): Stephen Gergely; Andrew J. Syson
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Paper Abstract

The paper contains a description of the principle of operation of a system to measure the position of marked points in a scene. The main application envisaged is in the study of human movement and biomechanics. This system eliminates the need for the time consuming computation involved in tracking particular points from scene to scene. Therefore many more points of interest may be studied than in existing video based systems. The implementation described uses a rotating disc that contains the scanning and sychronising pattern, an optical projection system and light sensors attached to the points of interest and connected to a desktop computer via an interface unit.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 February 1989
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1028, Scanning Imaging, (9 February 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.950355
Show Author Affiliations
Stephen Gergely, Coventry Polytechnic (United Kingdom)
Andrew J. Syson, Coventry Polytechnic (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1028:
Scanning Imaging
Tony Wilson, Editor(s)

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