Difference between revisions of "Quick Start Guide for Single Depth Sensor Configuration"

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For the impatient:
 
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==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]].
 
* Get computer with DirectX 11 videocard.
 
* Get computer with DirectX 11 videocard.
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==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]].
 
* [[IPi_Recorder_Installation|Install iPi Recorder]] and [[IPi_Mocap_Studio_installation|iPi Mocap Studio]].
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==Record==
 
* Find a suitable space: 8 by 5 feet (2.5 by 1.5 meters).
 
* Find a suitable space: 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==
 
* 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.
 
* Import your character into [[iPi Mocap Studio]] (File->Import Target Character) to adapt the animation for your character rig.

Revision as of 04:15, 29 October 2014

Video Tutorials

iPi Mocap Studio Beginners Tutorial from Indecision Studios

Note.png
Note: This tutorial is for Version 2. New tutorials are under construction

For the impatient:

Get Hardware

  • Get the Microsoft Kinect sensor.
  • Get computer with DirectX 11 videocard.

Install

Record

  • Find a suitable space: 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.