Taking 3D Notes - 6DOF pen

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Taking 3D Notes - 6DOF pen

Post by robertryan » Tue Aug 24, 2021 12:49 pm

Hi All,

I would like to know if there is a known solution to actually track a 6DOF pen with optitrack.

The context would be to use that to take notes on some physical models lying on a table.

Exemple: Imagine you have a white cylinder on a table and I see a black spot on it and want to use a 6DOF pen to draw a circle around that spot and later attach a note (using the keyboard) to it.

I am wondering if there is a tool / plugin enables to do so or if not what would you recommend to start looking into?

Ultimately it is as if I want to use the optitrack digitizing probe to highlight parts of a 3D objects and then eventually use a keyboard to attache the note.

Any help or guidance would be appreciated - the intention for me is to not have to re-invent the wheel. :D


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