Vicon Blade 2.0 | 198.4 MB
Motion capture systems developer Vicon announced the release of its new Blade 2 mocap system. Two years in development, Blade has been completely re-engineered with a new live engine called Axiom, which reproduces a captured performance with an accurate real-time digital visualization. Blade 2 is capable of managing capture of multiple characters, complex production scenarios and difficult shooting conditions.
Blade 2 is the first entertainment motion capture processing software to truly deliver compelling real time results out of the box. Two years in development, Blade has been completely re-engineered with a new live engine called Axiom, which faithfully reproduces a live stage captured performance with an accurate, fast, clean, real-time digital visualization. Blade 2 is capable of effortlessly managing capture of multiple characters, complex production scenarios and difficult shooting conditions. Significant occlusion and complex motions are taken in its stride with no loss of fidelity or subtlety of motion.
Features of Blade 2 include:
- New real time processing of digital character animation during a motion capture shoot
- Automatic fixing of occlusions for flawless visuals during real time shooting and faster processing of the offline data
- Capture multiple, simultaneous range of motions (ROMs) saving time during setup
- Quick Post allows offline access to Axiom’s real time processing algorithms
- Actor calibration up to 50% faster
- Improved workflows and UI layout
- Support for Vicon Active Wand for improved system calibration
About Vicon Motion Systems
Vicon is the new name for the combined businesses of Vicon Motion Systems and Peak Performance Inc. Vicon is part of OMG plc, a public company trading on the London Stock Exchange.
Vicon was established in Oxford, UK in 1984 as a management buy-out from the Oxford Instruments Group by the current Deputy Chairman, Julian Morris with some founding employees and private investors. The privately owned company flourished and grew from organically generated profits, establishing itself as a world leader in its core business of motion capture and analysis.
Peak Performance Technologies Inc. was established in Colorado, USA in 1984 with a goal of producing a computer- and video-based biomechanical analysis tool to help athletes improve their performance in preparation for Olympic and world competition.
The combined Vicon business offers an integrated solution for both digital optical and video-based motion tracking.Download