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Reallusion Introduces Motion LIVE

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Reallusion Motion LIVE Connects Industry Standard Motion Capture Gear into One Solution

Reallusion - San Jose CA -19thJuly 2018- Reallusion announces the launch of a new multi-device motion capture system - iClone Motion LIVE.  Mix and capture with different motion capture gear for face, body and hands. Integrate Faceware, Xsens, Perception Neuron, OptiTrack, as well as Leap Motion into a new technology-blending platform for real-time motion tracking with Reallusion iClone.  

Motion LIVE is ready to animate custom imported characters or fully-rigged 3D characters. The easy workflow enable all studios to synchronized capture motion data streamed from different gear. The intuitive plug-and-play system that synchronizes multiple mocap devices into a simple, game-changing technology for virtual production, performance animation, live tv and web broadcasting. 

Motion LIVE demo video

Motion LIVE Features

Capture and View Live Performances

Motion LIVE enables motion actors and others in the room to view the capture on any 3D character in realtime.  Motion actors and directors have the ability to see and respond to the performance and better impersonate cg characters they are portraying.

Synchronous Full-body Motion Capture for Face, Body & Hands

Motion LIVE is a head-to-toe motion capture solution that supports industry-standard mocap technology. Connect popular gear with a few clicks to capture from multiple devices, controlling single or multiple characters in realtime.  Since the success of Perception Neuron Mocap Plug-inin 2016 and Faceware Facial Mocap Plug-in in 2017.  Reallusion adds partner technologies from Leap MotionXsens, Rokoko, Apple and Optitrackin 2018 to provide a total full-body mocap system.

Motion Capture for Multiple Characters

The iClone Motion LIVE interface makes characters selectable and assignable to motion actors.  Control multiple character performance with a single motion actor or use multiple motion actors to capture performances for multiple characters.  iClone Motion LIVE can capture as many motion actors as are tracking, simultaneously with realtime rendering of the characters’ animation.   

Body Motion Capture Gear for Live Animation

The Xsens MVN Link and MVN Awinda smoothly integrate with Motion LIVE delivering industry-proven, reliable body motion capture data.  In tandem with Motion LIVE’s integrated mocap functions, Xsens is a trustworthy virtual production system, which allows professional studios to capture every critical moment and always perform with results in time sensitive events. 

“Xsens integrates with all major software packages including iClone and we are looking forward to see our customers working with the new iClone Motion LIVE to optimize their live animation pipeline.” -  Remco Sikkema, Xsens

Animate Characters from Forearms to Fingers

The Leap Motion Controller’s accurate hand tracking technology is a small USB device with big tracking power placed on the desktop or mounted on the forehead. Users instantly turn a desktop into an unprecedented hand capture station with gear that everyone can own. 

"The Leap Motion Controller delivers accurate hand tracking to iClone Motion Live. Hand tracking is essential for any motion capture system, enabling robust character interaction and further conveying emotion." - Angela Jacob Bermudo, Head of Communications, Leap Motion.

Import Custom 3D Characters

The iClone character pipeline can import a rigged FBX and prepare the character for motion capture and animation in iClone.  Imported characters may have morphs and bones for facial animation which is setup using iClone 3DXchange 7.  Animate imported character rigs with iClone Motion LIVE or iClone’s keyframe, curves or motion puppets.  

Export to Game Engines and Animation Tools

Export custom 3D character animations as FBX for games and CG production.  The iClone character pipeline has custom export presets to send characters and animations from iClone to Unity, Unreal, Maya, 3DS Max, C4D, CryEngine, and blender.

Invader Studios from Italy, Daymare:1998 - Utilized iClone and Faceware in development of their game.

Motion Live is available from Reallusion

To product mocap 3D animation, you will need both iClone, Motion LIVE plugin and at least one profile(Leap Motion, Faceware, Perception Neuron, OptiTrack or Xsens) to drive the mocap devices within Motion LIVE. 

Pricing and Availability

  • The Motion LIVE Hand Mocap Solution starting from $249 (List $398) and the All-in-One Full-Body Mocap Animation Syster starting from $2000 (List $3,486) on Reallusion Store during the launch special offering period.
  • Every customer who buys Motion LIVE Plug-in from Reallusion store will be offered free leap Motion Hand Capture Profile ($99).

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About Reallusion

Reallusion Inc. is a 2D and 3D animation software and content developer. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, with R&D centers in Taiwan, and offices and training centers in Germany and Japan. Reallusion specializes in the development of real-time cinematic animation, virtual production, and motion capture tools that connect professional 3D animation technologies to creators from indie to studio. The company provides users with pro character animation, facial and body mocap, and voice lipsync solutions for real-time filmmaking and previsualization and production. Reallusion's core technologies are widely used by trainers, educators, game developers and filmmakers.