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Affordable Low Cost Optical Tracking for VR

Labuschagne, Bertus, Russell Joffe and Christopher Parker (2006) Affordable Low Cost Optical Tracking for VR. Technical Report CS06-13-00, Department of Computer Science, University of Cape Town.

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Abstract

A low-cost optical tracking system can lead the way to affordable realism and provide an alternative communication interface to conventional user-computer interaction methodologies. The main aim of this project was to prove that it is possible to create a low-cost optical tracking system that is easy to use, provides a high level of accuracy and has low latency

Although many optical tracking systems exist today, their high cost leaves such technology out of reach of many people. By aiming to reduce the cost of the system to as low as a couple of hundred rand, this project aims to make optical tracking technology available to a wide variety of users.

EPrint Type:Departmental Technical Report
Subjects:UNSPECIFIED
ID Code:348
Deposited By:Joffe, Russell
Deposited On:12 November 2006