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Dynamic Metrology and ASTM E57.02 Dynamic Measurement Standard



Roger V. Bostelman, Tsai H. Hong, Mili Shah, Steven Legowik


Optical tracking systems are used in a wide range of fields. The market for optical tracking systems has dramatically increased over the past several years to $1.2B revenue in 2014. This paper describes the new ASTM E3064 Standard test method procedures for optical tracking systems and will outline the theoretical basis for the analysis of the data from these systems. The paper will also verify the performance of an example 12 camera optical tracking system using the standard procedures and the analysis method where an artifact, developed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, was verified by a coordinate measurement machine and then used in two experiments to verify the test method. This and other in-depth papers are expected to be the base references for ASTM E3064.
Proceedings Title
Coordinate Metrology Society Conference (CMSC) 2016
Conference Dates
July 25-29, 2016
Conference Location
Nashville, TN, US


optical tracking, coordinate measurement machine, ASTM E3064 standard, reproducible performance, test methods, artifact


Bostelman, R. , Hong, T. , Shah, M. and Legowik, S. (2016), Dynamic Metrology and ASTM E57.02 Dynamic Measurement Standard, Coordinate Metrology Society Conference (CMSC) 2016, Nashville, TN, US, [online], (Accessed May 27, 2024)


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Created July 28, 2016, Updated April 1, 2022