We demonstrated a six-dimensional (6-D) joystick by using a CMOS sensor array to image the cross-spot from a LED. It is simple and cheap to sensor signals of 3-D planar and 3-D rotational motion.
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(080.0080) Geometric optics : Geometric optics
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(110.2970) Imaging systems : Image detection systems
(080.1753) Geometric optics : Computation methods
M. Tsai, P. Hu, and Y. Wang, "Six-Dimensional Joystick Based on Detection of Optical Spot," in Frontiers in Optics 2009/Laser Science XXV/Fall 2009 OSA Optics & Photonics Technical Digest, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper JTuC8.
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