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Motion Capture for the Masses

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iPi Motion Capture Free Trial allows you to use feature of Basic Edition for 30 days after installation.

  • Supported configurations:
    • 1 or 2 depth sensors (Azure Kinect; Kinect 2;  Kinect; Intel RealSense D415 / D435; Orbbec Astra / Astra Pro; ASUS Xtion / Xtion 2; PrimeSense Carmine 1.08 – see detailed comparison)
    • 3 to 6 RGB cameras (Sony PS3 Eye / Logitech C922 / other, see details)
  • High quality tracking of the most complex motions
    • Including rotations like dancing, fighting, sports etc.
  • Props tracking with the help of motion sensors (Sony Move, Nintendo Wii Remote)
  • Capture volume
    • For depth sensors: 7 by 7 feet (~ 2 by 2 m)
    • For Sony PS Eye: 20 by 20 feet (~ 7 by 7 m)
    • For HD cameras: 40 by 40 feet (~ 15 by 15 m)
  • Motion transfer
    • Automatic post-processing
    • Manual clean-up tools
  • Realtime tracking
    • Live preview for depth sensors
    • Live motion transfer to 3D character
    • Streaming to Unity

After 30-days period expires, animation export will be disabled. Other features remain available.

System Requirements

Recording

Computer* Minimum Recommended
CPU Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon, 2GHz Quad-core or higher
Operating System  Azure Kinect: Win 10 (x64); Kinect 2: Win 10 / 8.1 (x64); Other cameras: Win 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 (x86 or x64)
USB 2 or 3 USB controllers (Azure Kinect / Kinect 2 – USB 3.0, other cameras USB 2.0 / 3.0, for more info see USB controllers)
Storage System HDD write speed over 25 MB/sec SSD or HDD write speed over 55 MB/sec
Note If your write speed is lower, you can work with 320 x 240 resolution and/or lower frame rate. Alternatively, you can use compressed mode (that gives 3-5 times lower required write speed, but your CPU capacity may become a bottleneck)
Additional Requirements
Depth Sensors: Azure Kinect
Depth Sensors: Kinect 2
RGB Cameras: 3 to 6
Camera 1 or 2 Azure Kinect sensors
1 or 2 Depth sensors Microsoft Kinect 2 / Kinect for Xbox One 3 to 6 Sony PS3 Eye / Logitech C922 / other cameras
 Note: Please refer here for the full list of supported sensors and their comparison  Note: Please refer here for more info
Cables** 1 or 2 active USB 3.0 extension cables
1 or 2 Kinect Adapters for Windows 2 to 6 active USB 2.0 extension cables Depends on number of cameras and scene set-up
Calibration tool Mini Maglite (or other flashlight) or  Sony PS Move for calibration, see Details
Tripods Optional: 1 or 2 Tripods Optional: 1 or 2 Tripods Optional: tripods to place cameras, see Details
Minimum Required Space 7 by 7 feet = 2.0 by 2.0 meters 8 by 8 feet = 2.5 by 2.5 meters  13 by 13 feet = 4 by 4 meters***
Motion Controllers Optional: Sony PS Move or Nintendo Wii Remote Plus, see Details
* For action cameras computer is not used during recording.
** For action cameras USB cables are not required.
*** Required space depends on camera FOV. Here you can see approx. values for 75° diagonal FOV of Sony PS Eye camera.

Processing

Computer Minimum Recommended
CPU Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon, 2GHz Quad-core or higher
Operating System  Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 (x86 or x64)
Video Card Any DirectX 11 capable gaming-class graphics card NVidia GeForce GTX 1060 / ATI Radeon RX 580 or higher
For more info see Video Cards

 

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Which cameras are better: Depth Sensors or Sony PS Eye? – See detailed comparison here
  2. Which edition to choose: Express, Basic or Standard? – See detailed comparison here
  3. Can I try the software if I do not have cameras? – Yes, you can download sample video and projects, available for each configuration. See our online docs.