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C-Motion Visual 3D

Visual3D is the premier biomechanics analysis tool for measuring movement and force data as collected by almost any kind of 3D motion capture system. It is a Microsoft Windows application. It provides the calculations needed for kinematics and kinetics – including support for instrumented treadmills. It includes the latest mathematical techniques for optimizations, signal processing and filtering, inverse kinematics, complex biomechanical modeling, forces and force structures, and much more.

Customers include universities, commercial, and government researchers studying rehabilitation, neuroscience, engineering, robotics, sports (performance tracking, injury prevention, equipment manufacture, exercise studies), orthopedics, prosthetics, animal studies, disability assessments, and much more.

Visual3D eliminates the need for custom software and local maintenance. It manages data, creating indexes for querying, includes complex mathematical expressions support, and provides the implementation of published algorithms and processes.

Custom, traditional, or standard biomechanical Models.

Model development is rapid, graphical, and unrestricted. Visual3D modeling supports Global Optimization, 6 DOF, Conventional Gait, custom marker sets, virtual markers, segments, and more. Modeling is done graphically but allows for entry of direct measurements, inverse kinematic settings, inertial properties, graphic overlay adjustments, and much more.

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Kinematics, Inverse Dynamics and custom calculations.

In addition to metrics such as joint angles, moments, center of pressure, signal filtering, DFT, center of mass, energies, rotations, volumes, derivatives, and much more – you can also write your own computations. Full control of input parameters, Euler angles, rotation order for Cardan angles, coordinate systems, and other parameters make Visual3D the most powerful analysis tool for biomechanics available.

  • Integrated Support for Force Sensors, Force Platforms, Instrumented Stairs, and Instrumented Treadmills.
  • EMG and signal processing.
  • Export to OpenSim. Global optimization applied and .mot and.xml files produced.
  • Comprehensive Data Management of C3D files. Subject tagging and model association allow for integrated data sets.
  • External indexing allows for integrated access to libraries of data, subject, and files.

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A sample of just some linked-model based calculations that are available:

COP Path; Ground Reaction Force Data; Helical Angle; Joint Acceleration; Joint Angle; Joint Rotation; Joint Force; Joint Moment; Joint Power; Joint Power Scalar; Joint Velocity; Segment CG Position; Segment Proximal Joint; Segment Distal Joint; Segment Velocity; Model Energy Scalar; Potential Energy; Rotational Energy Terms; Rotational Energy Scalar; Segment Energy Totoal; Translational Energy Terms; Translational Energy Scalar; Linear Momentum; Angular Momentum; Segment Residual; Model COG; Segment Progression Angle; Target Path; Muscle Length; Model Moment of Inertia; Model Angular Momentum; UD Power; and much more.

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MoCap Software Comparison Chart

Handling 3D Motion Capture Data

FeaturesNexus; QTM; Motive; Cortex; Etc.Visual3D ProfessionalVicon Bodybuilder +PolygonOpenSim
Marker TrackingX
6DoF; PiG; Std Gait; IORXX
Custom Biomechanics ModelsXXX
Published algorithmsXX
Virtual Markers/SegmentsX
Custom MetricsXXX
Math Expression BuilderX
Data ManagementX
Audit Tracking AnalysisX
Force StructuresX
Commercial SupportXXX
Forward DynamicsXX
Contact ModelingX
Muscle Force ModelingX
Computed Muscle ControlX

If you would like to purchase the C-Motion Visual 3D

  • call 03 9687 8638 (Monday to Friday 9:30am to 5:30pm)
  • or complete the form below and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

iPi Soft Motion Capture

iPi Motion Capture™ is a scalable markerless motion capture software tool that supports 1 or 2 Kinect cameras or 3 to 8 Sony PlayStation Eye cameras to track 3D human body motions and produce 3D animation.

iPi Motion Capture is so powerful and cost effective. It’s fantastic to be able to come up with an idea and in a few minutes record exactly what you want and apply it to your characters. iPi is what mocap should be all about — making your ideas reality in a matter of minutes.

David Gonzalez, President of Mission Critical Studios, a New Jersey-based developer of mobile games: www.missioncriticalstudios.com

With iPi Motion Capture™ you can:

  • Record multi-camera video in regular office / home environment
  • Track 3D human motions right at your desktop and produce 3D animation
  • Clean-up / edit 3D animation using integrated clean-up / keyframing tools
  • Transfer motions to 3D character and export 3D animation to most popular formats including FBX, BVH, Collada

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iPi Motion Capture™ works with off-the-shelf equipment:

  • 1 or 2 Kinect / Xtion depth sensors or
  • 3 to 8 Sony PS Eye cameras
  • Runs on regular PC with gaming-class videocard

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iPi Motion Capture™ is compatible with

  • Autodesk 3DS Max, Maya
  • Valve Source Engine, Unreal Engine, Unity
  • CINEMA 4D, Lightwave
  • Poser, DAZ3D, Blender and others.

Advantages:

  • no need for expensive facility space with special lighting, background and the team of technicians
  • no need for clumsy sensor suits with reflective markers
  • portable system that can be packed in a backpack with as less as 20-30 minutes set-up and calibration time
  • allow up to 20 by 20 feet capture volume with minimum required space as small as 9 by 5 feet
  • with integrated animation clean-up and motion transfer tools you do not necessarily need expensive 3rd party applications
  • extremely affordable solution

iPi Motion Capture™ is a markerless technology that literally puts motion capture at animator’s desktop and brings a totally new workflow paradigm to Filmmakers, CG animators, videogame developers, broadcast motion graphics designers and prosumers

Customers are from:

  • Entertainment, 3D design, education, military and other vertical markets

iPi Motion Capture™ is available in 3 editions:

Express Edition:

  • Entry-level configuration that works with one depth sensor (Kinect or Xtion)
  • Easy to use but applicable for relatively simple motions without rotations

Basic Edition:

  • Includes all basic features needed for high accuracy motion capture
  • Supports capture with 2 depth sensors or 3 to 4 Sony PS Eye cameras

Pro Edition:

  • Includes all high-end features including multiple persons tracking
  • Supports capture with 2 depth sensors or 3 to 8 Sony PS Eye cameras

If you would like to purchase iPi Soft Motion Capture

  • call 03 9687 8638 (Monday to Friday 9:30am to 5:30pm)
  • or complete the form below and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

The MotionMonitor

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The most advanced data acquisition and analysis system in the market offers precise measurement of human motion for diverse applications

The MotionMonitor is a turn-key 3-D motion capture system designed to synchronously collect data from kinematic trackers, EMG, force plates, hand transducers, EEG, digital video, event markers and other analog devices, virtual reality, and haptic devices. Data generated from a rich collection of analytical tools are immediately available for playback with graphical displays of all data outputs. Stunning 3-D computer-rendered animations of the subject can be viewed as a skeleton, stick figure, or humanoid. Real-time measurement of the human body’s movement, brain activity, eye movement, muscle recruitment, and external forces acting on the body is achieved using the broadest range of hardware available in the market.

Why choose The MotionMonitor?

  • Speeds system setup and shortens learning curves with the application of a complete turn-key system.
  • Supports real-time collection from the broadest range of hardware.
  • Simplifies acquisition and analysis with the synchronous data collection of kinematic data with force plates, hand transducers, EMG, eye tracking, video, EEG, virtual reality, haptics and analog data.
  • Provides an immediate playback with graphical displays of raw or processed data.
  • Eliminates the need for programming efforts- from setup to data collection to analysis, operations can be completed with radio buttons and dropdown menus.
  • Provides a common software platform across various hardware systems.
  • Supports a diverse range of applications because of the variety of functionality and capabilities.
  • Utilizes the input and thinking of many researchers to design a system which accomplishes research requirements.

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Enhance productivity with support for specific applications in:

  • Biofeedback
  • Motor Control
  • ISB Shoulder Protocol
  • In-vitro Research
  • Gait & Balance
  • Neuroscience
  • Eye Tracking for 3D Gaze
  • Virtual Reality
  • CT-MRI Registration
  • Sports Performance Enhancement
  • Ergonomics
  • Athletic Training

Real time data acquisition, analysis, and 3D visualization. Turnkey hardware solutions. Upgradeable as your needs change. Research Design & System Engineering consultation.

The MotionMonitor is a totally integrated real-time data collection, analysis and 3D visualization system that will enhance your experience with OptiTrack cameras:

  • Utilize The MotionMonitor to build a biomechanical model using marker data from the OptiTrack cameras. Points used to define joint centers and local coordinate systems, can be identified using either marker positions from Motive: Body, or by digitizing landmarks in real-time using a stylus with both Motive: Tracker and Motive: Body.
  • Quality check marker tracking and model definitions in real-time using a live skeletal animation. The skeletal animation and graphical data can be viewed synchronously immediately after data collection.
  • Employ recommended protocols for subject setup, including the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB) or other user-defined protocols for biomechanical setup and data analysis.
  • Synchronously collect the marker data along with any of The MotionMonitor supported hardware systems, including A/D data, force plate, EMG, eye-tracking, digital video and more.
  • Display raw or processed kinematic and kinetic data selected from intuitive drop-down menus or defined by the user with standard math notation within The MotionMonitor. Export all raw or processed data for further processing.
  • Conduct motor-control and stimulus response studies with audio and visual cues using either a 2-D display or 3-D Virtual Reality display with The MotionMonitor Biofeedback Module.

Applications

  • Biofeedback Used to generate visual, audio or tactile bio-feedback signals from any raw or processed data.
  • C3D Model Builder Provides users with the ability to convert data collected from any system into The MotionMonitor® data.
  • EMG Processing Provides functionality for basic processing of EMG signals.
  • Eye Tracking Track right eye, left eye, 3D gaze, or cyclopean eye vectors, plus more.
  • Gait Analysis A complete package for analyzing gait related activities in either a laboratory or clinical setting including computation of joint forces and moments.
  • Hand & Foot Detail Enables tracking of individual bones of the hands and feet.
  • In-Vitro Research Track the surface of joints pre and post various surgical procedures.
  • Shoulder Analysis Analyze shoulder mechanics, including tools to duplicate the settings recommended by the International Shoulder Group.
  • Landmark Tracking Track internal landmarks from CT-MRI scans.
  • Motor Control An impressive array of functions to support motor control and stimulus response studies.
  • Neuroscience & Rehabilitation Introduces haptics and 3-D immersive displays for the control and perturbation of visual and sensory feedback.
  • Balance Analyze and track changes in balance and posture.
  • Spine Detail enables tracking of individual vertebral bodies.
  • EEG/qEEG synchronously collect EEG or qEEG data.
  • Virtual Reality Create and control VR environment with no programming.
  • Knee Analysis analyze knee motion with kinematics, EMG and CT-MRI scans.
  • Chiropractic track patient outcomes and chiropractor manipulations.
  • Ergonomics track full body motion for evaluation, assessment and training purposes.

Video

For more videos take a look at The MotionMonitor’s YouTube channel

If you would like to purchase the The MotionMonitor

  • call 03 9687 8638 (Monday to Friday 9:30am to 5:30pm)
  • or complete the form below and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

OptiTrack Motive: Body

OptiTrack Motive:Body offers uncommonly simple workflows and impeccable body tracking data, including precision finger tracking in large volumes with high subject counts—perfect for indie studios and AAA production houses alike.

Production motion capture software.

One-click subject calibration

Calibrate new skeletons in an instant, with a single button click, for subject setup that is unprecedented in its speed and simplicity. You can even do so with multiple subjects in the volume at once. And when you’re ready to send your data to MotionBuilder, OptiTrack Motive:Body will export a pre-configured Actor, with skeletal proportions and markerset ready and waiting on the other end.

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Precision finger tracking

When used with Flex 13 or Prime Series cameras, OptiTrack Motive:Body leverages the industry’s most precise 3D point data and our new kinematic labeler to produce impeccable finger tracking data that shines in large volumes.

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Expanded subject counts

Motive:Body’s kinematic labeler has been optimized to track higher subject counts, for capturing more people in larger volumes.


Kinematic labeling

OptiTrack Motive:Body uses a clear understanding of each of the subjects’ skeletal structure to produce marker labels. This approach delivers tremendously accurate marker labels, providing stunning real-time output, even during close interaction.

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New markerset templates

Whether you solve your skeleton in OptiTrack Motive:Body, MotionBuilder, Visual3D, or another third-party tool, Motive:Body’s new markerset templates provide more verbose marker data for better continuity and a cleaner solve.

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Setup is easy

OptiTrack Motive:Body reduces system setup time by up to 75%. Aim Assist, auto-masking, one-click rigid body creation, versatile hardware and the industry’s longest range cameras make even large systems easy to setup with just one person.

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64-bit, multi-threaded architecture

OptiTrack Motive:Body was designed from the ground-up to leverage the native power of the latest Windows 64-bit OS and Intel/AMD 64-bit processors, enabling tracking of more objects and actors, longer recordings, larger file sizes, and support for hundreds of cameras per system.


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Comprehensive data management

Plan and execute complex motion capture sessions with OptiTrack Motive:Body’s new asset and shot management systems. Drag and drop your shot list from Excel, Google Docs, or whatever application you use to build out your shot list. Throughout the shoot, Motive:Body will track your assets and assign each to the takes they were captured in as file metadata—perfect for managing large production shoots.


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Flexible real-time streaming

OptiTrack Motive:Body gives users the choice of turn-key pipelines or complete access to develop customized output for unique requirements. Stream mocap via our free MotionBuilder plugin, or write your own interface with our NatNet SDK.

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Ikinema Action for Maya

Stream characters into Maya in real-time with IKinema Action, which offers a super-fast marker solve and straightforward pipeline into the industry’s most popular animation package.Watch the tutorial

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Open SDKs

OptiTrack Motive:Body’s flexible architecture and free dev tools create the world’s first truly open motion capture platform, offering access to data at any stage in the pipeline—2D camera data, centroid data, unlabeled markers, labeled markers, rigid bodies, and skeletal data. You can even replace the Motive:Body UI completely and directly control system operation in your application with the Motive API.


SMPTE Time Code

Users with an Ethernet-based OptiTrack system and the eSync device can stamp recorded and streamed motion tracking data with SMPTE Time Code for integrating with other media and data in post.

 

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External sync in/out

Synchronize your system to almost any signal or source with the eSync 2 or OptiHub devices. Cameras can be sync’d to external sources such as a professional video Genlock signal, and can also be triggered to record from general purpose inputs and software commands. Motive:Body also broadcasts a simple XML UDP packet with Time Code and take data that elegantly provides start/stop record for triggering remote devices, such as reference video cameras.


 

System health monitoring with indicators

OptiTrack Motive:Body’s extensive health system monitors real-time performance throughout your pipeline, from camera operation to the quality of your takes. Prime Series users will enjoy Motive:Body’s native integration of the camera status indicator ring, which provides real-time indication of every camera in the system’s activity and health.

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Sync’d reference video with 3D overlay

Drop any motion capture camera into the video reference group in the camera manager and transform it into a full-frame reference camera. Calibrated and synchronized reference cameras provide an overlay of 3D marker and bone data, creating the perfect visual reference for real-time previs and assistance with post.

If you would like to purchase OptiTrack Motive Body software

  • call 03 9687 8638 (Monday to Friday 9:30am to 5:30pm),
  • or complete the form below and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

OptiTrack Motive: Tracker

Engineered to track objects in 6DoF with exacting precision—with support for real-time and offline workflows—OptiTrack Motive Tracker is designed to meet the needs of the most demanding engineering and research applications.

Motion capture & 6 DOF object tracking.

Powerful rigid body solving

The most precise 6DoF data imaginable is at your fingertips with OptiTrack Motive: Tracker’s industry-leading 3D reconstruction and rigid body solving. Use high-level tracking filters and constraints to fine tune the performance of your object tracking—perfect for demanding applications like high object count and high speed UAV tracking.


64-bit, multi-threaded architecture

OptiTrack Motive: Tracker was designed from the ground-up to leverage the native power of the latest Windows 64-bit OS and Intel/AMD 64-bit processors, enabling tracking of more tracked objects, longer recordings, larger file sizes, and support for hundreds of cameras per system.


Setup is easy

OptiTrack Motive: Tracker reduces system setup time by up to 75%. Aim Assist, auto-masking, one-click rigid body creation, versatile hardware and the industry’s longest range cameras make even large systems easy to setup with just one person.

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Flexible real-time streaming options

OptiTrack Motive: Tracker supports industry standard streaming engines like VRPN and Trackd alongside custom network interface development via our freeNatNet SDK.

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Open SDKs & API access

OptiTrack Motive: Tracker’s flexible architecture and free dev tools create the world’s first truly open optical tracking platform, offering access data at any stage in the pipeline—2D camera images, marker centroid data, unlabeled 3D points, labeled markers, and rigid bodies. You can even replace the Motive:Tracker UI completely and directly control system operation in your application with our Motive API.

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Recording and data management

OptiTrack Motive: Tracker’s new asset and data management systems will automatically assign rigid bodies and custom markersets to the recordings they were tracked in as file metadata—all of which is contained within a single project folder for simple management during complex trials.


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External sync in/out

Integrate your OptiTrack system with other devices and large scale tracking and analytical ecosystems with external sync in/out for slave and triggering events. Utilize either frame triggers or free-run triggering to synchronize frame cycling with external software controls and hardware components like shutter glasses.


Data editing with manual labeling with custom markersets

In addition to standard optical editing tools like gap filling, track swapping, and more, OptiTrack Motive:Tracker enables the creation of custom markersets to manually label trajectories for tracking small, non-rigid marker clusters.”

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System health monitoring with indicators

OptiTrack Motive: Tracker’s extensive health system monitors real-time performance throughout your pipeline, from camera operation to the quality of your recordings. Prime Series camera users will enjoy native integration of the camera status indicator ring, which provides real-time indication of every camera in the system’s activity and health.


Sync’d reference video with 3D overlay

Drop any tracking camera into the video reference group in the camera manager and transform it into a full-frame, calibrated, synchronized reference camera with support for 3D data overlay.

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If you would like to purchase OptiTrack Motive Tracking software

  • call 03 9687 8638 (Monday to Friday 9:30am to 5:30pm)
  • or complete the form below and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.