Motion Capture

A Business Week article Beyond Virtual Reality, discusses how motion-capture technology is bursting out of Hollywood and into companies such as Intel, Toyota, and Lockheed Martin.

 Motion capture  is changing the way we live, work and play.



James CameronAvatar, Watch as James Cameron and his Visual Effects team discuss the process of capturing actor's performances in Avatar. Performance capture brings emotions into the action.





Video gaming action enhanced by motion capture-Watch the action as NHL stars Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals and Ryan Kesler of the Vancouver Canucks skate on the "ice" in Las Vegas.



Looking at the pitching motion-New York University's Movement Laboratory has reconstructed Yankee closer Mariano Rivera's pitching motion to offer an animated 3-D look at how he appears before hitters. The video is part of an online feature "Mariano Rivera, King of Closers" at the New York Times.


biomechanical analysis-golf swingFujikura Golf, Vicon Motion Capture and Bentley 3 created Enso a precision golf club fitting system that brings together the leader in golf shaft manufacturing, motion capture technology and golf performance coaching. The system that uses advanced motion tracking and biomechanical performance technologies to produce golf's most precise clubfitting system. Read more


Bell Helicopter Virtual RealityBell Helicopter Builds Immersive Engineering Center-An engineer uses Motion Analysis Corporation's motion-tracking technology in the Bell Interactive Design Visualization Center in Fort Worth, TX. The head-mounted virtual reality display puts her inside the data to achieve immersive engineering.