- a process by which a device can be used to capture patterns of live movement; the data is then transmitted to a computer, where simulation software displays it applied to a virtual actor
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Examples from the Web for motion capture
The crew had to put huge amounts of motion-capture cameras everywhere, which was a big challenge.
Steven Spielberg is already at work on a 3-D and motion-capture film, The Adventures of Tintin, due in theaters in December 2011.Life After Avatar
January 4, 2010