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How to get posebone global location

This is a bit of a duplicate of this question, but just to complete the picture, to get the global location of your pose bone, you need to multiply the bone's location by the armature and the bone's ...
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How can I show the Search Area box on a tracking point?

The visualization of the search area can be enabled in the Clip Display panel in the section Marker Display. Enable the checkbox named Search to show the search area. Alternatively you can also select ...
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Transparent background for live motion capture and performance

The easiest method for me would be using green background in Blender and Chroma key filter in OBS Studio: In Blender, set Display -> Render Only and tick World Background Set World Background Color ...
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Can a realtime webcam image be displayed on a plane through scripting?

Blender is more geared towards content creation and is not the right software for your project. You can write a python operator which continuously grabs frame from the webcam and writes them onto an ...
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How to Flip a Video Clip

Compositor: This can be done with the Flip Node within the compositor: Add> Distort> Flip. The node should look like this: Video-Sequence Editor: This can be easliy don with the flip options in your ...
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Is it possible to get vertex locations (world) from a vertex group?

Copy Location Constraint. From https://blender.stackexchange.com/a/139758/15543 Can leverage the existing behaviour of the copy location constraint, targeted to a mesh, subtargeted to a vertex group....
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Problem motion capture Blender

To me you will only need to Bones, one connecting the ankle with the heel and another connecting the heel with the toes. First you need to construct the armature properly: ...
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Make camera follow armature joint

Camera tracking to a particular bone of an armature. Yes. The camera can follow a particular joint of a armature. If you specify an armature as a target, the interface allows a bone selection and a ...
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Remove plane while keeping shadows intact

Select the plane in object mode, in the properties menu, go to the object subfolder, open up cycles settings and check the shadow catcher box. The plane will now act as a shadow canvas, and i actually ...
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Motion Capture T-pose Bent At Hips

The video author is using Blender 2.77a, you are using 2.79. This is important since Blender got a few tweaks on importing Collada files. I am using 2.79b and tried to replicate your problem. I don't ...
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How to merge multiple empties into 1 average empty

You can set the cursor to the midpoint of those Empties and create a new Empty at the cursor location: Select your empties Set the Transform Pivot Point to Median Point Place the cursor at this ...
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Motion Tracking: status of tracked pattern in a python variable (tracked vs. not tracked)

As far as I am aware, this is not possible. You could probably edit the C source code to output these variables for use in your script if you wanted to though. You can view the Python API section of ...
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Animate a character by using a recorded video

You can do this by using a Microsoft Kinnect and the NiMate software. The app captures your movement in the camera and converts it to mocap data you can import into Blender and apply to a rigged ...
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Editing a Real Dog to Talk

I guess this largely depends on the amount of realism you're going for... If you're going for something hyper-realistic like what you see in movies like Cats&Dogs, then you will probably have to ...
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Motion Tracking not working for Eyeball

The Follow Track constraint includes a 'Constraint to F-Curve' button - click that and Blender will convert your track into a series of keyframes. You can then use the Graph Editor to edit the ...
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Motion tracking a shot where no tracking point is in frame throughout the video

There is no problem in this situation. All you need to do: is in solve settings set keyframe A and keyframe B where you have enough motion and more then 8 point are the same. So it can be not the ...
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Add video sequence as background for 2d animation

Add an empty. In Object Data Properties make it display as Image Choose video & set image Source to Movie
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Motion tracking: I have a solve. Now how to get the camera position for each video frame?

When you solve a camera using tracking, blender creates a Camera Solver Constraint. To clear such constraint, convert the camera motion to keyframes. Select the camera and use Constraint to F-Curve in ...
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How to change the location and 'angle' of an animated rig produced with Rokoko motion tracking suit?

The procedure is a bit tricky, because there is an error on the data transfer between Mocap and rig: all the animation which should have been assigned to the spine bone (which acts as root of the rig) ...
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Motion Tracking not working for Eyeball

Amplify movement - (Blend file attached) The 3D (Blender) eyeball is parented to the Lever (plane) B. Lever B is told to look at ('Track To' constraint) an Empty placed at the eyball end of Elbow A....
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How do I motion track a person and control an armature?

Check out the camera tracking capability. The tutorials (e.g. from Blender Guru) use it to track camera motion, but you could try and attach your rig to the tracked ...
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Test if empty touches mesh/depth object with python

Thanks to the link of batFINGER to the function closest_point_on_mesh() I wrote a function which does the trick: ...
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Good Tracking Markers with BAD Object Tracking Solution

The error was using tripod solve, and not defining the correct span of frames to be used for the solution. Using tripod solving does not result in accurate 3D information. If the span of frames used ...
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When I parent my model with a Bvh animation the arms cross? why is that?

So the answer to my question is, because my model was not in a complete t stance when I Parent it, the animation starts on t stance which mess up my model. If this makes any sense lol. So the answer ...
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Transfer a Rig from Motionbuilder to Blender

Re target copy rig with new rest pose. Similarly to this answer, Select rig, and run the following script (takes a minute-ish). You will get a new copy rig, with rest pose the same as the T-pose ...
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Any tools to capture movements from a mobile phone to Blender?

Start by looking into Blenders “camera tracking” features. These work by following the movement of points in a scene and tracking parallax movement. The result is a 3D track of the movement of the ...
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Any tools to capture movements from a mobile phone to Blender?

I'm searching for the same. As far is I went, I have some experience using AndroSensorGTK. https://github.com/geooot/AndroSensorGTK accelblend looks nice. https://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=...
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