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Powerful Motion Capture Tools for Everyone

MYCAP Studio 2012 has been designed from the ground up to be accessible to everyone. Its clean and intuitive user interface will allow you to get started quickly without worrying about all kinds of complex settings. From the initial camera calibration to actual motion capture, MYCAP Studio guides you through each step, giving suggestions along the way.


No-fuss Camera Calibration

MYCAP Studio's camera calibration process takes under a minute to complete. Just use the built-in snapshot tool to grab a few images of your calibration pattern, click calibrate and you're done! Once calibrated, you can add it to MYCAP Studio's calibration library so you won't have to calibrate the next time. Using multiple capture setups? No problem, you can switch instantly between different calibrations stored in your library! MYCAP Studio also corrects lens distortion so even cheap cameras and lenses can be used.


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Automated Marker Detection and Tracking

Some motion capture systems require you to manually select every single marker by hand. With MYCAP Studio, there is no need to manually select markers. With a single click, MYCAP Studio intelligently selects and matches markers, irrespective of marker arrangement. You can manually set the detection parameters to facilitate almost any marker size and brightness. MYCAP Studio also includes tools for manual marker removal in case of false detections.


Highly Flexible

Unlike most motion capture systems, MYCAP Studio does not rely on expensive infrared cameras, special lighting setups, pre-defined templates for marker placement or marker color coding. Inexpensive plain white markers can be used and you can place the markers in whatever way you choose. Motion capture is not limited to facial or body motion alone. With MYCAP Studio you can even capture the movement of deforming surfaces such as cloth.


Global Motion Stabilization

MYCAP Studio 2012 Professional supports global motion stabilization. Global motion stabilization effectively eliminates unwanted motion disturbances from your motion capture. As an example, in facial motion capture it is sometimes only the motion of the facial muscles that must be captured and not the movement of the head. Attaching the camera to the head is one solution, however this is not always practical. By using three additional reference markers on the head, MYCAP Studio can counteract this motion.




Motion Analyzer

The integrated Motion Analyzer is a great tool for viewing and post-processing 3D motion data before exporting it to your primary application. The Motion Analyzer includes adjustable low-pass filters as well as a second-order Kalman filter. These filters provide effective methods of noise reduction in case of noisy camera sensors or flickering light sources.


Media Browser

MYCAP Studio includes a media browser, which gives you quick and easy access to video files stored on your computer. You can browse media thumbnails, view media properties and add common locations to your favorites panel, saving you time when working with multiple file locations.


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Multiple Applications

MYCAP Studio has many potential applications! Possible applications include:
  • Digital puppetry/animation
  • Human and animal gait analysis
  • Kinematic modeling
  • Robotics
  • Structural analysis
  • Multiple 3D point tracking
  • 3D scene reconstruction

Compatibility

MYCAP Studio can export to BioVision (.BVH), Autodesk FBX, Autodesk Maya (.MA), LightWave 3D (.LWS), 3D point cloud (.ASC) and comma-separated value (.CSV) data formats and is compatible with the industry's leading 3D modeling and animation packages:


3DS Max Maya Lightwave Blender Cinema 4D




Minimum System Requirements:

  • Microsoft® Windows® XP SP3, Windows Vista™ SP2, Windows 7 or Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • .NET Framework 3.5
  • 2 GHz processor (multicore or multiprocessor recommended)
  • 200 MB hard-disk space
  • 2 GB RAM (6 GB recommended)
  • OpenGL compatible graphics card with at least 64MB available memory
  • Two cameras (PS Eye/webcam/DV/HDV/DSLR) capable of capturing at least 24 frames per second

Try It Free

Not sure if MYCAP Studio 2012 Professional will run on your system? Download MYCAP Studio 2012 Lite for free here and check out some of the great features. The Lite version can be used for an unlimited period of time! Below is a feature comparison between the Lite and Professional versions of MYCAP Studio 2012:


Feature Comparison
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