Questions tagged [motion-capture]

Motion capture (Mo-cap for short) is the process of recording the movement of objects or people.

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3D camera tracking and object tracking are not on right position

I'm sorry if this question as already been asked, but I couldn't find it anywhere so asking again. If someone knows please write in comments. The story is, I've a video clip form (hollywoodcameraworks)...
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Why does my 3d object move around even though I have good motion tracking

I've switched from native Blender motion tracking to using April Tools mentioned in CGMatter's video. This seems to be working really well. However, I have a 3D model of a porsche that is giving me ...
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Blender NLA editor and motion location matching

I am putting together a dance animation sequence in Blender with the NLA editor and have come across an issue matching the position of my character between actions. Essentially what is happening is ...
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BLENDER & FBX Mocap Import not translating to Rig

I created, rigged a character in blender using Blenders bone only meta rig (no IKs) set up. I exported that character rig to animate in mobu storymode and then rendered it all in Unreal 4. I now want ...
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How do I combine an animation with two different fps'?

I have two separate motion capture fbx's, one being the body which is 100 fps and the face being 24 fps. I just brought the both of them to blender 2.9 however since they both are two separate fps' ...
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Brekel OpenVR Recorder into Blender with FBX

I’ve been trying to come up with a working mocap solution using HTC Vive with 9 trackers and the 2 controllers and get that into Blender onto a rig using Brekel OpenVR Recorder. https://brekel.com/...
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Using a free facial mocap application

I recently came across a free face mocap appilication https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=mx.motion.ar.facemocap&hl=en It says we can use it to animate characters using tcp. Can anyone ...
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What easiest way to animate rigged 3d model of person?

folks! I'm alone creating a fitness app for mobile devices. And I need animated examples with workout exercises. I bought rigged 3d models. But the problem is that I can't hire professional animators. ...
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Boujou Tracking - FOV feels wrong

For the past few years, I've been tracking shots from Boujou to Blender, using Blender 2.49B to 2.9 (Thats one of the best, non-bugged ways to transfer tracks). Though, shots like this where the "...
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Blender Motion Capture Cleanup

so I got a motion capture suit, and when I retarget my animations to my character it clips and weird rotational issues happen. I am aware that this happens but I have been using the Graph editor ...
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Motion track while knowing distance between points

Is there a way to 3D track points while knowing the distance between them? Example: I track nine points in a grid like this: . . . . . . . . . The distance between ...
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Blender for online human-movement visualization

I would like to know if I can use Blender to visualize human motion in an online manner. In my setup, I will have motion capture system which will provide the position of some arbitrary marker (...
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Adding Motion Capture Data (BVH) to export to OBJ. File

I have to analyze motion capture data to export as an OBJ file to import into a CAD software. What I have right now is the imported BVH file and I wanted to attach balls on the joints of the bones and ...
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Need Advice for Facial Mocap + Rigging Workflow

I have completed a realistic character I created from scratch and it's fully rigged except for the face. I've been researching facial animation for a month now and I think I know how I'm going to do ...
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Matching walking from video to tracked scene?

I am doing a cgi background in blender to someone walking on a treadmill... I am trying to move the cgi background to match the guys walk. How would I go about this? I already tracked the scene but do ...
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Copy Motion Capture Movement of each track without Copying their Location?

I'm doing some facial motion capture for my character and the problem I'm running into is that my face is obviously a different shape than the character I created in Blender. With that being said, I ...
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How to rotate a mask in blender (Vfx not sculpting)

Within blender I was doing some vfx and got to the masking stage, It was going well till I wanted to rotate it, and I couldn't. I intended to rotate it because certain parts the thing I'm masking it ...
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Create IK from FK motion capture xsens

I'm currently working with xsens motion capture remap on a rig from character creator 3. Feet of motion capture being FK and sliding on the ground I'll like to transfer mocap on IK. Quite new in ...
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Facial Motion Capture Help

I'm trying to apply facial tracking markers to a 3D model and I've run into a bit of a snag.. While setting the constraint depths of the trackers to a face mesh, the trackers stay locked in below the ...
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Trouble with first time motion tracking

I'll be concise: while I can get to motion tracking I don't have the same menus I see on specific tutorials that seem to be running 2.8. odd. I can Ctrl+A and place markers all over. I cannot get ...
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Blender Fluid Simulation with Motion Captured Footage

I am starting on my attempt to do a fluid simulation with motion captured footage. I intend for the footage to run as a camera background and the fluid simulation in the foreground in front of the ...
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creating a video of gif of showing different viewpoints of an .obj file

I have opened an .obj file in blender and want to see its different view and create a video of it minus the black screen behind it. How can I do so in OSX? Maybe another frame in video is:
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Keyframing for “Animate Property” Button

So I'm working on animating the weights of trackers in a video sequence. I am wondering how and where I can find these weight value keyframes within the Dope Sheet or even better, the Graph Editor. I ...
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How to merge multiple empties into 1 average empty

I'm looking for a way to create a new Empty in the average center of 2-3 other Empties. (See Image 1) The original Empties come from motion capture points on an actor. I'll be using this new Empty to ...
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smart facetracking blender addon?

is there no addon anyone made yet for simple facetracking in the fashion of like "moves" from maxon for c4d? maxon moves addon for c4d I know you can track faces in the motion tracking Editor of ...
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How to Facial Animations from Facial MoCap Session without Bones to Unreal?

I'm currently doing a small Project for my University, where we have to create a small Game using Facial Animations. Therefore, we've used some equipment of Faceware, to create Facial-MoCap-Sequences ...
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Is there a more efficient way to get F-Curves from tracking daa?

I have about 20 tracks of mocap data that I want to convert to F-Curves so that I can use the graph editor to calibrate and edit them when applied to bones in my rig. The only way I've found to do ...
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Can a realtime webcam image be displayed on a plane through scripting?

Setup: Blender 2.82 I want to display my webcam in real-time on a plane. I managed to render images from my computer on a plane here.Can a image be render on planes through scripting? However i ...
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All frames are the same when rendered in Evee

So I made a project where I had motion captured my face and have applied the movements through tracking and bones on my Head Object. I had followed this tutorial : https://youtu.be/uNK8S19OSmA Now ...
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How do I undo deletion of motion capure tracks?

I've accidentally removed all my motion tracking features. Ctrl-Z, clicking Undo or the Undo History menu are not working to bring back my tracked features. Anyone has an idea on how to undo the ...
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Whenever I render the project in Evee as png files, they're all the same frames

So I made a project where I had motion captured my face and have applied the movements through tracking and bones on my Head Object. I had followed this tutorial : https://youtu.be/uNK8S19OSmA Now ...
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Tracking: orient parallax perfectly based on pre-tracked camera?

Often times, I am able to get a perfect track using external tools and scripts etc... however; I am never able to use these tracks for the reason that I can never figure out how to orient the floor ...
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How to import the keyframes stored in a the Brekel pro hands BVH armature to my armature

I've just bought the Brekel Pro Hands tool and I've used it to detect and track the movements of my right hand using the Leap Motion device. This tool produces two kind of file format,the first is a ...
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Convert track data into a bezier curve or a path?

I want to do a simple motion trail that has the same path as my track, but different timing. For that I need to convert the track data into a bezier curve. Any idea on how to do that? The reconstruct ...
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Creating ARKit shape keys for Blender Character

I’m looking for help creating the ARKit shape keys for my character. I know there’s a list of 52 of them, but when I try to create the shape keys and use them for facial capture (using Rokoko Studio ...
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Add video sequence as background for 2d animation

Hey so I'm messing around with the 2d animation aspect of blender 2.82 and I can't figure out how to set the background as a video sequence like how you would do if you were motion tracking and ...
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Having some trouble in Orientation in Motion Tracking

After I have motion tracked my video clip, when I try to Orient the floor by selecting minimum of 3 trackers in my video, I get an error telling me that At least 3 trackers along with a bundle must ...
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How to import and use C3D data in 2.8x?

I would like to apply a mocap animation onto my armature but I don't know what to import C3D files properly. Almost all of the search results yield a link to this post and my Problem is that I can not ...
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Blender exporting multiple animation layers/clips

I'm currnetly working on a motion capture project in Unity. And right now I'm running into an issues where When exporting the animation from blender to Unity it is showing there is multiple clips/...
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I use Rigify metahuman for rigging my character in Blender. Is there a way to capture motion using live video from my webcam?

Rigify is a great addon for rigging character inside blender. But the problem is animating the characters is not very easy using the handles generated by rigify. I tried downloading bvh files from ...
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Blender Motion tracking how to?

I have two videos from different views one moving one steady. I am trying to track character movements for animations. I tried doing just a steady video but there was no depth or rotation. So I ...
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How to trim down the total ammount of keyframes in a animation

Hey guys I'm currently working on a motion capture project using the rokoko studio. At the moment studio exports animations at 100 fps and can't be changed. This leaves a huge number of keyframes in ...
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Is it possible to get vertex locations (world) from a vertex group?

How can I get the vertices location connected to animated bones? E.g. the vertices of vertexgroup "foot.L" at keyframe 2?
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Blender and facial mocap

I have decided to post this question because I don't know what else can I do. I've been following a tutorial about facial mocap using OpenCV and webcam with Blender 2.8. This is the tutorial I'm ...
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import Mocap Json into Blender

I have a Json file that has, for each frame, a cam coordinate and the poistion of each bone from a skeleton (see screenshot). I was wondering what was the quickest way to import it into blender ( like ...
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How can I show the Search Area box on a tracking point?

This has never been an issue until just now but consulting the official documentation it appears that there should be a search box which is distinct from the pattern area. https://docs.blender.org/...
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How to do motion track with the camera movement

The camera still keep rotating ,moving and I want to put the 3D model in the scene.If all track points keep in the camera view its ok to track but confused me is the track points only can keep a ...
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how do I use my motion tracking data (face track) and apply that to a MHX2 rig already applied bvh mocap?

I have tracked my face using motion tracking and linked empties to track. i would like to apply this data to the face keys of the MHX2 makehuman (which will have its own bvh from carnegie melon) - ...
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Combine an animation with multiple motion capture (bvh) file

I have a model made with makehuman 1.1.1 and two motion capture bvh files (walk and run). I want the run animation to start at the end of the walk. I cannot figure out how to start the run ...
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Facial motion capture - animate armatures

I've been doing a little motion capture of my face using the technique outlined in this tutorial https://youtube.com/watch?v=uNK8S19OSmA It's worked pretty well and the mesh of the face is moving in ...