The topics covered in this section include:
To launch the IMU Placer Tool:
Select Tools → IMU Placer from the OpenSim main menu bar.
The Settings pane is used to specify parameters related to the experimental IMU data.
The IMU Placer Tool window, like all other OpenSim tools, operates on the current model. The name of the current model is shown in bold in the Navigator window. Any model can be made the current model by right-clicking on its name and selecting Make Current. See Opening, Closing, and Using the Navigator Window for information on opening models and making a particular model current.
The Control Panel
At the bottom of all the Tool dialog windows are four buttons, located in what we call the Control Panel.
The Settings Pane
The dialog contains one pane composed of two sections: Data Transformation section and the Heading Correction section, both described below:
Executing the tool using the "Run" button, results in a new model with IMUs placed on the corresponding segments. This model is added to the application and can be used to solve IMU based Inverse Kinematics.