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graticule

Graduated transparent scale engraved or photographed, placed in the front focal plane of the eyepiece of an optical instrument for direct observation of the apparent image size or position in the field of view. Example: the focusing screen of a focimeter. Syn. reticule.
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The WVR6100 provides the same capabilities and reliability found in the WVR600 Series Rasterizers including the simplified user interface and the powerful, flexible FlexVu(TM) display with added capabilities for Closed Caption Decode and Display, Safe Action/Safe Title graticules, optimized Dolby Digital and Dolby E capabilities and remote front panel.
The graticules, however, are not present on the projections, only the landmasses.
This haptic grating is felt by the user and allows a user to maintain a sense of distance traveled, scale, and direction while navigating the interface, similar in nature to the information imparted by a graticule on a standard map.
Led by Dean Edson, several RTS staffers began working on a prototype plotter that would use a standard rack-and-pinion Haag-Streit coordinatograph as the main building block for an automated, numerically controlled system for creating base map graticules on emulsion-coated Mylar sheets.
Need for a new way to produce precision map graticules was heightened by the Branch of Photogrammetry's switch to analytical techniques during the previous decade.
Cartographers have shown remarkable versatility in the display of distortion using familiar shapes, direct comparisons of isolines of distortion or graticules, and interactive visualization tools.
Of particular interest, however, is the comparison of sets of isolines, shorelines, and graticules.