The Innovators

From creative to tech, business to music, these companies and artists represent the spirit of invention that pervades every aspect of animation and VFX. The most admirable and fun ... Continue Reading →

GDC News Bytes

+ OptiTrack will show off the large scale, high precision capabilities of its mocap system with a wide area, interactive VR basketball experience. Participants will don head-mounted ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH: OptiTrack Powers VR Village Mural

SIGGRAPH 2015, going on at the LA Convention Center August 9-13, will feature a dedicated space for the latest in virtual and augmented reality experiences — VR Village, in Hall ... Continue Reading →

Mimic Opens Mo-Cap Stage in Berlin

Mimic Productions, most well known for its high-end facial animation services, has added to its repertoire by introducing body motion capture to its clients with a new high-fidelity ... Continue Reading →

USC Film School Opts for OptiTrack

The USC School of Cinematic Arts has installed state-of-the-art OptiTrack motion capture and tracking systems in three locations within the Robert Zemeckis Center for Digital Arts ahead ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH News Bytes: Chaos Group, PipelineFX, Mixamo

+ Chaos Group has announced the launch of Chaos Group Labs, a new collaborative think tank and R&D center to explore advances in rendering technology, based in L.A. Progress has ... Continue Reading →

MPC Opts for OptiTrack Mo-Cap

International vfx studio The Moving Picture Company (MPC), which recently lent movie magic to World War Z and Man of Steel, has revealed its reliance on its 18-camera OptiTrack motion-capture ... Continue Reading →

OptiTrack’s Motive Aims to Simplify Mo-Cap Workflow

Motion-capture provider OptiTrack today announced the launch of Motive, a unified software platform designed to simplify motion-capture workflows. Motive is designed to deliver cleaner ... Continue Reading →

OptiTrack Introduces New Model in Prime Mo-Cap Series

OptiTrack has introduced a new family of mo-cap cameras designed for large-volume captures called the Prime Series. Offering capture volumes that extend up to 150’ with unmatched ... Continue Reading →