Motion Capture

Motion Capture

Andy Serkis to Star as “orc-like” Motion Capture Character for Magic Leap One

Andy Serkis, the actor-director you may recognize for his award-winning performances as Gollum in the Lord of The Rings film franchise, is lending his likeness to...

Noitom Releases Perception Neuron 2.0 Motion Capture System

Noitom, the Beijing-based company building affordable motion capture systems, announced the release of Perception Neuron 2.0, a hardware refresh of the company's original tracker which...
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Oculus Research Devises High-accuracy Low-cost Stylus for Writing & Drawing in VR

Using a single camera and a 3D-printed dodecahedron decorated with binary square markers, the so-called 'DodecaPen' achieves submillimeter-accurate 6DoF tracking of a passive stylus....

‘OpenVR Recorder’ is a Powerful Tool for Capturing Tracking and Input Data

Jasper Brekelmans, a Netherlands-based 3D tech artist, has recently released a motion capture tool offering an easy way to record OpenVR tracking data from headsets,...

‘Driver4VR’ Emulates Vive Trackers With Kinect for Cheap VR Body Tracking

A new SteamVR mod from the developer behind WalkinVR now allows body tracking by emulating Vive Trackers via Kinect’s motion sensing data, enabling an...

Google is Exploring Ways to Let You Animate Your ‘Blocks’ Creations

Google’s team at Daydream Labs have been prototyping ways of animating objects and characters in Blocks, the company’s recently released VR modelling tool. In...
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Researchers Showcase Impressive New Bar for Real-time Digital Human Rendering in VR

A broad team of graphics researchers, universities, and technology companies are showcasing the latest research into digital human representation in VR at SIGGRAPH 2017....

Watch: ANVIO VR is an Epic Looking Multiplayer ‘Full Body’ VR Experience

Anvio VR is a new, motion capture tracked VR experience that throws you and a bunch of friends into a warehouse-scale VR arena to...
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IKinema Teases More Impressive Full Body Mocap with Vive Tracker

A new video produced by IKinema showcases Orion, their new full-body animation system that uses HTC Vive tracking hardware. Their expertise in inverse kinematics...
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Watch: IKinema’s HTC Vive Powered Full Body Motion Capture System is Impressive

Motion capture specialist IKinema has demonstrated its new in-development low-cost motion capture system which uses use 6 points of SteamVR tracking points to deliver...

Magic Leap CEO: “We have made something that is small, mobile, powerful, and we...

Magic Leap is a mystery. Parsing through their pre-factual, post-cool ad campaign leaves you with the impression that the brains at the company have created...

Using HoloLens to Visualise Motion Capture Performances in Realtime

Motion capture techniques are used throughout the VFX industry, but a new project from Mo-cap specialist and developer Jasper Brekelmans aims to bring live, augmented reality...

Emteq Aims to Humanize VR by Capturing Your Facial Expressions

As researchers and VR start-ups make great strides in increasing the sense of presence such as larger field of view, lower latency and more...

Interactive Lab to Make VR Trike Racing a Thing at VRLA This Week

Interactive Lab bring something you never knew you wanted to try to this year's VRLA Summer Expo, virtual reality room-scale and untethered trike racing. You...

Wizard of Oz Narratives: Puppeting Virtual Characters with Improv Acting

'Wizard of Oz' VR experiences use improv actors to drive either a single or multiple virtual characters. This technique is commonly used within VR...
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