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motion capture

n
(Film) a process by which a device can be used to capture patterns of live movement; the data is then transmitted to a computer, where simulation software displays it applied to a virtual actor
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The Xsens motion capture system deployed by Muharraqi Studios is the same type of technology used to produce major animation blockbusters such as Iron Man.
With further development, doctors could use her "markerless motion capture" technique to diagnose patients.
Obviously, there are all kinds of practical concerns in replacing kids with motion capture, starting with cost.
Motion capture is best known for turning actors' movements into animated characters for movies such as Avatar.
Monitoring a basic walk through motion capture can be used to identify patterns and differences between men and women in their walking styles in different settings and situations (Troje, N.
"People keep thinking that motion capture is just voice and mime, it's not.
The suit is enabling film production and pre-visualization1 companies to bring their creative ideas to the big screen in new, more intuitive and visually compelling ways by providing an easy-to use, cost-efficient system for full-body human motion capture. Unlike previous CGI (computer-generated imagery) techniques, the Xsens MVN suit is more accurate and requires no external cameras, emitters, markers or special lighting.
According to the company, the link will enable medical professionals to make faster, more in-depth diagnoses based on scientific data and analysis recorded using motion capture. The technology will be able to analyse angular velocity and magnitude of the patient's motion, translating it into data and visual imagery that is easy to understand for the physiotherapist.
Motion capture is an integrate method for creating the movement for computer animation or for different technical or medical studies, but motion capture also has its share of weaknesses.
He said all of the photos and footage of him skating abroad were created in his living room using a green screen and a motion capture program which requires those ridiculous black tights that have ping-pong balls on them.
Also working on the video were various companies and people -- including Digital Steamworks (animation production), Mike Gibson (assistant producer), PhaseSpace (motion capture), Direct Dimensions (digital scanning), Mark Kromer (sound editor), and Wes Johnson and Kim Johnson (voices).
Motion Capture is a technique that helps capture realistic movements using a computer.