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iPi Motion Capture consists of the following products:
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iPi RECORDER
free software for making records
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iPi MOCAP STUDIO
paid software for processing records
(free 30-days trial is available)
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iPi BIOMECH ADD-ON
in-depth biomechanical analysis of human motions

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h o t    a r t i c l e s :
iPi Automation Add-on User Guide
Distributed Recording
Maximizing GPU performance


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Multiple PS Eye Cameras Configuration
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Sony PS3 Eye cameras are recommended as they give very good quality of video at up to 60 fps (frames per second). Other cameras like webcams or DirectShow-compatible USB or FireWire cameras may be used but are not recommended. The configuration with 3 to 8 Sony PS3 Eye cameras is the most powerful option. It allows you to track very complex motions in a big capture area: up to 20 by 20 feet or 7 by 7 meters.

for Recording  |  for Processing



Editions: Basic, Pro   (compare)
Multiple Depth Sensors Configuration
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Multiple depth sensors configuration combines ease of use and flexibility of a single depth sensor with power of multi-camera system. With two or three depth sensors like Microsoft Kinects, or ASUS Xtions, or PrimeSense Carmines animators can accurately capture complex motions including 360-degrees turns.

for Recording  |  for Processing



Editions: Basic, Pro   (compare)
Single Depth Sensor Configuration
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iPi Soft uses its own tracking algorithms that give much better accuracy than other Kinect/Xtion/Carmine-based motion captures available in the market. This configuration is very easy to use, as it does not require calibration. For those who haven't had experience with motion capture systems before, it is a good option to start from.

for Recording  |  for Processing




Editions: Express, Basic, Pro   (compare)


Common Features for All Configurations
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Distributed Recording

Using two or more computers one can record synchronized video from multiple devices part of which are connected to one computer and others are connected to different computer(s).

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Motion Controllers

Using motion controllers like PS Move, Wii Remote with MotionPlus and Wii Remote Plus one can track hand, prop and head movements.

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Hand Keyframing

iPi Mocap Studio includes keyframing feature to manually set poses for fingers.

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Manual Clean-up

Tracking errors usually happen in a few specific video frames and propagate to multiple subsequent frames. iPi Mocap Studio provides capabilities to correct such errors in a manner of seconds.

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Automatic Refinement and Filtering

To achieve high quality results one can use build-in motion refinement and filtering tools. This allows to obtain realistic jitter-free animation without need to use special 3d-party packages like Motion Builder.

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Animation Export

iPi Mocap Studio can export result animation in various formats including FBX, BVH, Collada, DMX and SMD. Also iPi Mocap Studio supports various rigs and has build-in motion transfer capabilities.


Pro Edition Exclusive Features
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Multiple Actors

Pro edition supports multi-person tracking. This feature allows to track dancing, fighting, etc.

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Multiple GPUs

Using Pro edition you can use multiple GPUs to speed up tracking.

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Batch Processing

Instead of being "babysitter" for iPi Mocap Studio you can "record" a set of all required actions to batch and then start them by one click.