Measuring Wheels Examined

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Jun 07, 2012

Recording measurements of long distances can be difficult. Since video surveillance work often requires stepping of distances in the hundreds of feet, a cheap and easy to use method of measuring large areas is desirable. In this update, we examine 'Measuring Wheels' and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of this type of measuring device.

Overview

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