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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Which 3 points are best to get a good floor? (Motion tracking)

When I set the floor of my tracking scene, I have to select 3 points to use. However, I noticed that the orientation changes depending on which 3 points I pick. I always thought it didn't matter. But ...
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What is the sensor width of an iPhone 11? I need it for motion tracking [closed]

I recently filmed a video with the iPhone 11 and I'm having trouble finding the sensor width needed for motion tracking. I have found online it uses a 1/2.55 sensor width which blender actually offers ...
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When I set the floor the scene disappears (motion tracking)

So I have a scene where I am trying to get an image to match my blender scene, so I duplicated the image and called it a video with 2 frames. I then did your standard tracking things, and when I ...
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Animating active object issue in motion tracking project

Why won't my 'meteorite' continue forward follow-thru even though set as an active object in the Physics tab? • Project for school - to VFX a meteorite striking building • Must finish by this coming ...
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Cell Fracture Issue | Some cells material is weird - need help! Blender v2.83

Motion Tracking anomalies in Blender v2.83--My class project for animation VFX. Am attempting to crumble a building via an animated meteorite hit VFX, but after using Cell Fracture, the Image Texture ...
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How do I get my -Project from View- image back in Blender v2.83? [duplicate]

We're doing a Motion Tracking project in class and we had to use Project From View for the UV on the building we intend to create the VFX meteor explosion, but when I went back into the Blender v2.83 ...
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Motion Capture Animaton Retargeting

I'm new to rigging in Blender. I only know the basics like creating bones, parenting to meshes, etc. For my school project, I have to make some animations. Fortunately, I obtained some motion capture ...
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Can you retime mocap animation without moving keyframes?

I would like to retime some mocap animation in the graph editor using curves. However, I have a 2D face attached to the head that should be running at its original frame rate. Is there any way to do ...
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How to track footage that goes in a circular motion? [duplicate]

I've been trying to track the game footage in the link below I tried tracking everything myself, and the detect new features method when some tracks are starting to disappear, the lowest I got was a ...
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Struggling parenting BVH motion capture data with existing model correctly

I'm trying to parent (with automatic weights) a mesh that I have to a rig that has been motion captured. However, the rest position (edit mode) of the rig does not match the mesh. Do I have to change ...
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Motion tracking: I have a solve. Now how to get the camera position for each video frame?

TLDR: I've solved camera motion for a video clip. How can I export each camera's position and rotation to "real", unconstrained camera objects? I'm using Blender's motiong tracking tools to ...
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2 rigs in one object

I would like to rig my object in the style of a two person horse suit. So two separate rigs for one object. I'll be using it for mocap later with two people. I tried just putting two separate ones ...
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Sync animation of two Rigs

I have two Motion-Capture recordings of the same scene that start at slightly different timestamps, so if I import them into Blender the two animations are not in sync with each other. Is there an ...
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How to map mocap data to MHX2 model

I am using blender to create a motion capture of my facial movements using the motion tracking feature. When I create the motion trackers and I enter the default mode, I would like to map those to an ...
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How to export motioned tracked mesh and background video in mp4?

I followed a tutorial (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Vm9Jx1pWv8) to mesh on a picture of mine onto a video however the final part about exporting it does not work. Setting up the compositing as he ...
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Blender Animation Works in Viewport but not in Render (Mocap / Face Tracking / Face Capture / Motion Capture / Face Capture / CGMatter)

(I'm french) I've made a motion capture with trackers links to empties. And thanks to a script from cgmatter, my empty are joined to bones wich make move a 3d face. All works fine in the viewport, but ...
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How to use Ni Mate in blender 2.91

I want to retarget the Ni Mate armature to my own armature to record a motion capture animation live. According to the instructions of this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nN0neRp444 the ...
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Combining facial mocap with hand animated bones

Hi i want to start with facial mocap for my blender characters and i saw there are ways to do this with openCV for example. I want to know, once i got the facial tracking into the character is it ...
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Snap an animated rig to another static rig position while keeping the animation of the first one (MoCap, Kinect)

I'm trying to make motion capture thanks to Royal Skies' tutorials, using a Xbox One Kinect. Here's the tutorial part (1,38min in total) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FGu-g8qsww So I have a ...
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Camera projection mesh doesnt affected by artificial light source like sun,point light,area light etc

Can anyone resolve this? I have done successfully camera projection in Blender 2.9..but whenever i tried to ad some lighting effects on the camera projected mesh,it doesn't affected at all.i do set my ...
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NI Mate Blender Add-On for Motion Capture -> No Hip (Empty) created

This is my first post here so pardon any mistakes i make. I have Delicode NI Mate running with Blender via it's add-on for Motion Capture. I have a Kinect One (v2) used to preview the motion capture ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...