Plus applications user manual  2.9.0.d0fd355
Software library for tracked ultrasound image acquisition, calibration, and processing.
Fake tracking system as a simulator

Simulates a fake tracking system with tools that have predetermined behavior. This allows someone who doesn't have access to a tracking system to test code that relies on having one active.

Device configuration settings

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    Type = "FakeTracker"
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    AcquisitionRate
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    Default = "30"
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    LocalTimeOffsetSec
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    Default = "0"
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    ToolReferenceFrame
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    Default = "Tracker"
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    Mode The possible modes have different simulation behaviour:
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    Default = "Undefined"
    • Default Spins the tools around different axis to fake movement
    • SmoothMove
    • PivotCalibration Moves around a stylus with the tip fixed to a position
    • RecordPhantomLandmarks Touches some positions with 1 sec difference
    • ToolState Changes the state of the tool from time to time
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    PhantomDefinition:
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    if Mode = "RecordPhantomLandmarks".
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      Geometry or Landmarks
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        Position Landmark 3D position specified as a vector "0.0,0.0,0.0"
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    DataSources One DataSource child element for each tool.
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Example configuration file PlusDeviceSet_FakeTracker_ToolState.xml

<PlusConfiguration version="2.1">
<DataCollection StartupDelaySec="1.0">
<DeviceSet
Name="TEST No Video with Fake tracker in Tool state mode"
Description="ToolStateDisplayWidgetTest uses this configuration" />
<Device
Id="TrackerDevice"
Type="FakeTracker"
AcquisitionRate="50"
Mode="ToolState" >
<DataSources>
<DataSource Type="Tool" Id="Test" PortName="0" />
</DataSources>
<OutputChannels>
<OutputChannel Id="TrackerStream" >
<DataSource Id="Test"/>
</OutputChannel>
</OutputChannels>
</Device>
</DataCollection>
</PlusConfiguration>