Freedspace/Simlab

Ascension trackSTAR

Ascension driveBay 2

Ascension makes 3D tracking devices for medical guidance, minimally invasive surgery, real-time visualization, and target acquisition. Our position and orientation tracking devices navigate, localize, and guide medical instruments for image-guided procedures. They also capture human motions for interaction with 3D graphical worlds and biomedical analysis. From our pioneering Flock of Birds to our newest 3D Guidance trackers, Ascension's innovative technologies can solve your 3D tracking needs.

➤ Fast, dynamic tracking – as many as 420 updates per second.

➤ Miniaturized passive sensors – outputs immune to “ power-line” noise sources.

➤ Compact packaging – electronics conveniently fit into drive bay of your PC.

➤ All attitude tracking – no inertial drift or optical interference.

➤ High metal immunity – no distortion from non-magnetic metals.

 

KEY FEATURES

  • Minimal footprint: electronics unit fits into your PC’s drive bay.
  • Fast 3D tracking: 240 – 420 updates per second.
  • Small, lightweight 6DOF sensors for unobtrusive tracking and instrument tip guidance.
  • Multiple magnetic field transmitters (generators) for extended tracking ranges.
  • Immunity from most conductive metal distorters of accuracy.
  • A attitude: no inertial drift or optical occlusions.
  • Tracks 1 to 4 6DOF sensors simultaneously.

Tracker electronics inside your PC.

 

Manufacturer's Description
Specs
Price
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Manufacturer's Description

  • Fast, dynamic tracking – 240 to 420 updates per second.
  • Miniaturized passive sensors – outputs unaffected by “power-line” noise sources.
  • All attitude tracking – no inertial drift or optical interference.
  • High metal immunity – no distortion from non magnetic metals.

Specs

Sensor Configurations

Degrees of Freedom
Update Rate
Angular Range
Static Accuracy*

Static Resolution

Outputs

Interface
Data Format
Communication
Model 55 (0.56 mm), Model 90 (0.9 mm), Model 130 (1.5 mm), Model 180 (2.0 mm), Model 800 (8.0 mm)
6 (Position and Orientation)
Default: 240 updates/second; higher rates available
All Attitude: ± 180° Azimuth & Roll, ± 90° Elevation
Position: 1.4 mm (0.055 inch) RMS Orientation: 0.5° RMS * Higher accuracies achievable in smaller tracking volumes.
Position: 0.5 mm (0.02 inch) at 30.5 cm (12 inches) Orientation: 0.1° at 30.5 cm (12 inches)
X, Y, Z positional coordinates, orientation angles, orientation matrix or quaternions.
USB 2.0
Binary data records
Windows API and Drivers

Price

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Downloads

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