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bailenson 07-20-2004 12:37 PM

wireless communication devices and tracking
Hey, I am designing a Collaborative Virtual Environment in which multiple users are tracked using PPT as well as an intersense trackers, and talk to one another. I am leaning towards using wireless radios for the audio, for example these ones here:

My question is, will this interfere with either the intersense or the PPT?


mspusch 07-20-2004 02:01 PM

Hi Jeremy,

There is no interference of any electromagnetic signals (like the one from the GMRS radio) with the PPT, as this works purely optical).

The Intersense InertiaCube2 is using the earth-magnetic field for avoiding drift, so you should avoid placing something made out of solid iron in it's direct surroundings. In a typical setting, however, it's mounted on top of the HMD and the little GMRS radio will not cause any problems.

Looks like a good deal!


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