PST Pico Specifications


  • Accuracy:n/a
  • Latency:n/a
  • Tracking distance:5 cm up to 1.5 m
  • Field of view:110° (Horizontal), 100° (Vertical)
  • Refresh rate:Up to 50 Hz
  • Intended use:User interaction tracking in small and compact spaces (e.g. simulators, desktop)


  • Set up:Plug and play
  • Calibration:Pre-calibrated unit
  • Origin definition:One click process – dedicated tool included
  • Units needed for 6 DoF tracking:One, each PST Pico is a full 6DoF motion tracker
  • Expandable tracking area:n/a
  • Aligning units:n/a
  • Ambient conditions:Normal indoor lighting conditions
  • Illumination:Integrated IR LED illumination (wavelength 850 nm). Flash illumination fully adjustable in PST Software Suite 5
  • Operating temperature:15 – 35 deg. C


  • Weight:Approx. 0.5 kg
  • Size:15 x 4 x 4 cm (W x H x D)
  • Mounting:1/4”-20 UNC tripod mounting point
  • Power supply:Output 5V, 12W. Input 100-240V, 50-60Hz + USB power
  • Power consumption:Max. 15 W

Devices and Markers

  • Number of targets:At least 15 independent 6DoF bodies. For instance: simultaneous head and object tracking
  • Markers:Passive (retro-reflective flat and spherical) – Active (LED)
  • Device creation:Simple procedure: mark, train and use new device in seconds


  • Processing:n/a
  • Tracking application:PST Software Suite 5 (license included with each PST tracker)
  • Client operating system:Windows 7, 8 and 10 (32 and 64 bit) and Linux (64 bit)
  • Software interface:The tracker comes with an easy to use native C/C++ SDK and bindings for C# and Python. Interfacing is also supported via VRPN, trackd1, Dtrack emulation, data export to .CSV
  • Hardware interface:Requires two USB 3 ports each with full bandwidth and capable of providing 2.7 Watts min. and 5 Watts max. (ethernet connection to the PST available through the PST Software Suite 5)
  • Output:Positional coordinates (x, y, z), orientation angles, Euclidean transformation matrix
  • Synchronization:n/a
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