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iPi Mocap Studio Beginners Tutorial from Indecision Studios
 
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For the impatient:
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<span style="font-size: 1.2em;"><center>For the Impatient</center></span>
 
==Get Hardware==
 
==Get Hardware==
 
* Get the Microsoft Kinect sensor.
 
* Get the Microsoft Kinect sensor.
 
** To choose the model see [[Depth Sensors Comparison]].
 
** To choose the model see [[Depth Sensors Comparison]].
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{{Important|Kinect 2 requires 64-bit Win 8+ and USB 3.0 port.}}
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* Get computer with DirectX 11 videocard.
 
* Get computer with DirectX 11 videocard.
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==Install==
 
==Install==
 
* [http://www.ipisoft.com/downloads_index.php Download iPi Recorder and iPi Mocap Studio].
 
* [http://www.ipisoft.com/downloads_index.php Download iPi Recorder and iPi Mocap Studio].
* [[IPi_Recorder_Installation|Install iPi Recorder]] and [[IPi_Mocap_Studio_installation|iPi Mocap Studio]].
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* [[iPi_Recorder_Installation|Install iPi Recorder]] and [[iPi_Mocap_Studio_Installation|iPi Mocap Studio]].
 
==Record==
 
==Record==
* Find a suitable space: 8 by 5 feet (2.5 by 1.5 meters).
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* Find a suitable space: not less than 8 by 5 feet (2.5 by 1.5 meters).
 
* Actor should be dressed in casual slim clothing, avoid shiny fabrics.
 
* Actor should be dressed in casual slim clothing, avoid shiny fabrics.
 
* Connect sensor to a PC, point it at the actor and use [[iPi Recorder]] to record your performance.  
 
* Connect sensor to a PC, point it at the actor and use [[iPi Recorder]] to record your performance.  
 
* Please ensure that the whole body including arms and legs is fully visible during the performance. Start from a T-pose. Then goes actor’s performance.
 
* Please ensure that the whole body including arms and legs is fully visible during the performance. Start from a T-pose. Then goes actor’s performance.
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==Track==
 
==Track==
 
* Run [[iPi Mocap Studio]] process actor performance video.  
 
* Run [[iPi Mocap Studio]] process actor performance video.  
* Import your character into [[iPi Mocap Studio]] (File->Import Target Character) to adapt the animation for your character rig.
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* Import your character into [[iPi Mocap Studio]] ('''File > Import Target Character''') to adapt the animation for your character rig.
* [[Animation export and motion transfer|Export your animation in a desired format]].
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* [[Animation Export|Export your animation in a desired format]].
  
 
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For more details see [[User Guide for Single Depth Sensor Configuration]].
 
For more details see [[User Guide for Single Depth Sensor Configuration]].
 
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Latest revision as of 09:25, 5 February 2019

Video Tutorial

iPi Mocap Studio Beginners Tutorial from Indecision Studios

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Note: This tutorial is for Version 2. New tutorials are under construction
For the Impatient

Get Hardware

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Important! Kinect 2 requires 64-bit Win 8+ and USB 3.0 port.
  • Get computer with DirectX 11 videocard.

Install

Record

  • Find a suitable space: not less than 8 by 5 feet (2.5 by 1.5 meters).
  • Actor should be dressed in casual slim clothing, avoid shiny fabrics.
  • Connect sensor to a PC, point it at the actor and use iPi Recorder to record your performance.
  • Please ensure that the whole body including arms and legs is fully visible during the performance. Start from a T-pose. Then goes actor’s performance.

Track


For more details see User Guide for Single Depth Sensor Configuration.