Polhemus Blog

With over 40 years of experience, we bring you insights, new developments, and stories of interest on all things motion tracking --from the global leader and industry experts.


Top Ten Uses for Polhemus Micro Sensor

Top Ten Uses for Polhemus Micro SensorWhat would you use that tiny Micro Sensor for? We get asked this question often. The product was developed for a medical application originally, but since then, it's found its way into many markets and varied applications. Here are ten uses for the Polhemus Micro Sensor. | Read More


Virtual Reality in Dental Training and Simulation

Virtual Reality in Dental Training and SimulationVirtual reality simulators in healthcare are no longer a novelty. Dental training has its own unique challenges and innovators in the dental marketing are turning to Virtual Reality training solutions. | Read More


Polhemus Partner Highlight: IST: The MotionMonitor®

Polhemus Partner Highlight: IST: The MotionMonitor®If you're an engineer, physical therapist, medical doctor, athletic trainer or a neuroscientist and you need to track movement of the human body, you may want to take a closer look at IST and their software, The MotionMonitor. | Read More


3D Motion Tracking for Biomechanics, Research, VR and…Chickens?

3D Motion Tracking for Biomechanics, Research, VR and…Chickens?Many markets have benefited from our motion tracking systems, including biomechanics, researchers and the latest VR applications. We’ve delivered head tracking, hand and finger tracking, and wireless tracking, but we had never tracked chickens before. | Read More


Benefits of Electromagnetic Tracking in Fine Motor Skill Research

Benefits of Electromagnetic Tracking in Fine Motor Skill ResearchExisting motion tracking technologies have fallen short of achieving precise and complete data for fine motor movement – until now. Noraxon USA Inc. has come up with a solution by utilizing both EMG capture and electromagnetic tracking technology to understand the mechanisms that drive finger and hand movements. | Read More


Set Up is an Important Factor in Choosing Motion Tracking Systems

Set Up is an Important Factor in Choosing Motion Tracking SystemsWith many different motion tracking systems available, just how easily can they be set up? See a comparison of the pros and cons of optical infrared motion capture, inertial technology, and electromagnetics. | Read More


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