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by tvining
Thu Jul 12, 2012 5:57 pm
Forum: ARENA & Expression
Topic: Only square capture volume?
Replies: 13
Views: 4871

Re: Only square capture volume?

Okay, thanks!
by tvining
Thu Jul 12, 2012 1:42 pm
Forum: ARENA & Expression
Topic: Only square capture volume?
Replies: 13
Views: 4871

Re: Only square capture volume?

So those cameras with less constant sampling shouldn't register lower on the "Excellent" "Good" "Poor" quality scale and/or show any anomalous readouts compared to the other cameras? I just want to be prepared for any odd readouts.
by tvining
Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:37 am
Forum: ARENA & Expression
Topic: Only square capture volume?
Replies: 13
Views: 4871

Re: Only square capture volume?

<t>I presently have an area 14x20 feet with 8 wide-angle cameras (low and high) in the corners, but I wanted to upgrade to 12 cameras for 2-person capture, as well as to fill in the blind spots on the walls, so I think I will run into similar problems as the above posters. My question is, even with ...
by tvining
Wed Nov 23, 2011 6:31 am
Forum: ARENA & Expression
Topic: Completed animated movie: Star Trek Aurora
Replies: 1
Views: 1833

Completed animated movie: Star Trek Aurora

<r>I've finally finished my 55-minute animated movie, Star Trek: Aurora, thanks in a large part to the OptiTrack system. I started the movie animating by hand, so the mocap doesn't actually kick in until 28 minutes into the movie, but this latter half required a lot of complicated shots with multipl...
by tvining
Wed Nov 23, 2011 6:15 am
Forum: ARENA & Expression
Topic: Animated Movie "Black Cave" teaser.
Replies: 3
Views: 2313

Re: Animated Movie "Black Cave" teaser.

Looks great!
by tvining
Thu Oct 28, 2010 7:50 pm
Forum: ARENA & Expression
Topic: ARENA & Expression software 1.7 Final now available
Replies: 16
Views: 6223

Re: ARENA & Expression software 1.7 Beta 1 now available

Where can I find the setup specs for the 36 marker skeleton?
by tvining
Thu Oct 28, 2010 7:38 pm
Forum: ARENA & Expression
Topic: 2 character capture
Replies: 6
Views: 1794

Re: 2 character capture

We actually got decent results with 8 cameras. It freaks out when the actors get too close, but at normal conversation distance or more, the capture was pretty good.
by tvining
Sun Jul 18, 2010 2:40 pm
Forum: ARENA & Expression
Topic: Star Trek: Aurora part 4--full character animations
Replies: 7
Views: 4692

Re: Star Trek: Aurora part 4--updated 7/2010

Part 4 has been updated with new footage, which completes this part of the movie.

http://www.auroratrek.com/episodes.html

(scroll down for Part 4)

--Tim
by tvining
Sun Jul 18, 2010 2:33 pm
Forum: ARENA & Expression
Topic: Film made with Optitrack MOCAP (Pilot of Series)
Replies: 3
Views: 1529

Re: Film made with Optitrack MOCAP (Pilot of Series)

Nicely done! Great lighting, movements, and camera angles--very cinematic and moody!
by tvining
Sun May 23, 2010 7:05 pm
Forum: General OptiTrack Support
Topic: Wide angle lens
Replies: 2
Views: 995

Re: Wide angle lens

I upgraded to wide-angle lenses in a 14'x14' 8-camera setup, and they made a significant difference--not huge, but I probably gained an extra foot or so all around.