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

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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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Animate a character by using a recorded video

I want to animate a character in a realistic but easy way. I was thinking that I could use videos of me performing the actions I want to have on my characters, however I can't find a way of placing ...
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Any tools to capture movements from a mobile phone to Blender?

I am not sure what is this called, but maybe similar to motion capture. For example I want to animate a hand in Blender. Instead of motion capturing by pointing a camera at my hand and it tracks in 2D,...
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Motion Capture T-pose Bent At Hips

As part of a larger project, I created a simple human mesh in MakeHuman, enabled MoCap with it in MakeHuman, and imported it inro blender as an FBX file. When I 'Load and Retarget' the .bvh file I ...
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Copy relative positions of empties to bone rotations in a smaller armature

I have an armature and a set of empties that line up with each endpoint of a bone by their relative positions, but not by their literal locations or overall scale. The empties are animated in the way ...
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How would I track a face turning around?

I want to track someone turning around in a scene and apply a 3D helmet to the track. How can this be done? when I tried to do it using some handy dot stickers, I did not know how to track what was on ...
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How do I use live motion, and paste a model onto it, like Gollum?

I wanted to try to use this to make a short film without having to do a lot of manual animation. I will restate the question here in more detail. I want to be able to move around a scene in real life, ...
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Transfer a Rig from Motionbuilder to Blender

I created a rig from a motion capture in MotionBuilder 2012. It's just a simple rig with a few motion tracks and now I want to do the rest of the work in Blender 2.72, but have problems with the rig ...
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Import FBX file doesn't appear

I'm trying to import this fbx file in blender but the armature doesn't appear (no bones,...) Any idea please why this is happening?
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What algorithm does Blender's motion tracking use? [duplicate]

I would like to know what kind of algorithm Blender uses in motion tracking?
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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 compositing, blur node problem

I am using mask for motion tracking scene, and I want use blur for mask in compositing. what is problem: blender node is bluring mask and make it larger, that causes problem for me, is it possible to ...