Researchers demonstrate markerless motion capture
Conventional motion capture for film and game production involves multiple cameras and actors festooned with markers. A new technique developed by Disney Research, Pittsburgh, has demonstrated how three-dimensional motion ...
'Anywhere, anytime' 3D motion capture technology is child's play in Edinburgh
Revolutionary technology that creates 3D computer animations from real-life movements without the need for expensive 3D cameras will be tested by children visiting this year's Edinburgh International Science ...
Using Hollywood technology to unlock the secret of pianist's sounds
University of Southampton academics are pioneering a new way of using motion capture technology to examine the way pianists play the piano.
Markerless motion capture offers a new angle on tennis injuries
A new approach to motion capture technology is offering fresh insights into tennis injuries and orthopedic injuries in general.
Body-mounted cameras turn motion capture inside out
Traditional motion capture techniques use cameras to meticulously record the movements of actors inside studios, enabling those movements to be translated into digital models. But by turning the cameras around mounting ...
Motion-capture helping reveal how kangaroos hop
Teaching robots to move like humans (w/ Video)
When people communicate, the way they move has as much to do with what they're saying as the words that come out of their mouths. But what about when robots communicate with people? How can robots use non-verbal ...
Left or right? Early clues to soccer penalty kicks revealed
(PhysOrg.com) -- In the split second before foot meets ball, a soccer player's body betrays whether a penalty kick will go left or right, according to recent research in cognitive science at Rensselaer Polytechnic ...
Research has all the right moves
(PhysOrg.com) -- A juggler and a conductor were among the artists who helped create a device which can retrieve dozens of different movement sequences in a matter of minutes.