CalTester Rod as a Digitizing Pointer

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Almost any rigid object with at least 3 non colinear markers attached rigidly to the object can be used as a digitizing pointer.

in this example the CalTester rod is defined as a digitizing pointer.

caltestermtd2.gif

Given an MTD2 Rod with the following dimensions (as defined for the CalTester)


CalTesterDefaultDimensions.jpg

with the following marker assignment.

CalTesterPointerMarkers.jpg

The following digitizing wand configuration will compute a landmark at the TIP.

CalTesterDigitizingWand.jpg

An image of the CalTester rod as a digitizing pointer.

Note the blue sphere displaying the location of the landmark located at the tip of the rod.<br.

CalTesterTip.jpg

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