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Softmouse 3D


The Softmouse positioning device offers unparalleled ease of integration and comfortable two-handed operation for 3D photogrammetry systems used for mapping, GIS surveys, strategic military planning, and other applications.

3D positioning device for professional photogrammetry

The new Softmouse 3D - USB has been completely reengineered and now sports a standard USB interface, precise laser X, Y mouse navigation, and a comfortable silicone top keyboard. The Softmouse 3D is the successor of the original Immersion SoftMouse and like its predecessor, it is supported by all major brands of photogrammetry software.

The package includes a WINQUAL certified Windows driver that makes it 100% compatible with legacy software that works with the original mouse via serial ports. The driver supports Windows XP, 7, and 10 both in 32 and 64 bits.

The new distribution includes detailed documentation to configure all major photogrammetric packages which include: LPS, Socet Set, Socet GXP, and ImageStation. The driver has been tested with all of these packages. This opens up the Softmouse 3D market to all major players in the photogrammetric industry.

Easy to use, easy to integrate

Using the accompanying Interface Box and the included software developer’s kit, you can easily incorporate the inputs from Softmouse 3D optical encoders, function keys, and trigger buttons into your application. The mouse is fully and easily customizable for taking complete advantage of end-user software features.

The Softmouse 3D includes the Immersion Interface Box, cables, power supply, and software developer's kit.

Key features:

    • Controls: One thumbwheel for Z-axis positioning, four side buttons (two front and two back), six color-coded top buttons
    • Resolution: X, Y movement – 400, 800, 1200, and 1600 CPI, Z control thumbwheel – 1200 counts per revolution
    • Connection: USB cable (1,8 meters)
    • SDK & drivers: Windows XP, 7, and 10