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6DOF

(6 Degrees Of Freedom) The amount of motion supported in a robotics or virtual reality system. Six degrees provides X, Y and Z (horizontal, vertical and depth) and pitch, yaw and roll. Three degrees of freedom (3DOF) provides X, Y and Z only. See pitch-yaw-roll.



pitch-yaw-roll

Movements of an object that are measured as angles. Pitch is up and down like a box lid. Yaw is left and right like a door on hinges, and roll is rotation.



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