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iPi Mocap and Cinema 4D Deep Dive by Leigh Williamson

Posted on: May 13th, 2019

iPi Mocap and Cinema 4D Deep Dive by Leigh Williamson

This is worth sharing: designer/animator Leigh Williamson took a deep-dive for the School of Motion website showing how easy it is create motion capture 3D character animation using iPi Motion Capture and Cinema 4D. Check it out here.

Leigh notes he was inspired by Brandon Parvini’s presentation for Maxon last summer at Siggraph showing how iPi Mocap and Cinema 4D were used together effectively on the popular “Dream Corp LLC” Adult Swim TV series, and decided to explore it for himself (see our press release).

Using our trial iPi Mocap license and a borrowed friend’s Kinect, Williamson set up a capture space in his small home office. Clearly he was impressed with how quickly he was able to get up and running and the capture quality.

See related article at Cineversity.

#iPiSoft #SchoolofMotion #Cinema4D #Maxon #iPiMocap #LeighWilliamson


Joe Herman’s Article in CineMontage

Posted on: February 19th, 2019

Read #JoeHerman’s comprehensive article in CineMontage about the new real-time tracking features now available in iPi Motion Capture software, and the workflow benefits of using markerless mocap in production. #iPiSoft #mocap



The Broadcast Bridge Wrote about the Launch of Version 4

Posted on: September 11th, 2018

The Broadcast Bridge Wrote about the Launch of Version 4

One of the things we’re most proud of at iPi Soft is the positive reaction to our software from many leading journalists covering the entertainment technology space. Veteran journalist Jay Ankeney, who recently wrote about the launch of Version 4 of iPI Motion Capture software in Broadcast Bridge says:

“Real time preview capability from a single sensor in a markerless motion capture system is a significant achievement because it allows you to see the result of your motion tracking transferred to animated 3D characters in real time during the rehearsal of an actual performance.”

Click here to read the full story: https://www.thebroadcastbridge.com/content/entry/11662/ipi-soft-releaaes-version-4-of-motion-capture-software

TheBroadcastBridge: iPi Soft Releases Motion Capture vers. 3.5

Posted on: July 8th, 2017

TheBroadcastBridge: iPi Soft Releases Motion Capture v3.5

Read Jay Ankeney’s interview with our CTO Michael Nikonov in Broadcast Bridge. “The latest version 3.5 software from Russia-based iPi Soft achieves up to 3X faster rendering speed, coming very close to the Holy Grail of real time markerless MoCap rendering when used with a Microsoft Kinect sensor set-up.”

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Bob Dawe: Use MoCap to Test Brain Health?

Posted on: July 4th, 2017

Bob Dawe: Use MoCap to Test Brain Health?

Listen to Bob Dawe, PhD, Assistant Professor, Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center, talking to DigitalProductionBuzz show host Larry Jordan about how iPi Soft markerless motion capture technology is helping the Rush Alzheimers Disease Center’s research team collect data to predict future brain health:

Ko Maruyama’s article in Digital Producer: iPi Mocap for Alzheimers research and prevention

Posted on: June 13th, 2017

Ko Maruyama’s article in Digital Producer on how researchers at the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center are using our iPi Mocap filmmaking technology for biomechanical data collection strategies for Alzheimers research and prevention:


CGW: Mocap Aids in Alzheimer’s Research

Posted on: May 10th, 2017

Computer Graphics World article on Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center using iPi Motion Capture in their research:



iPi Softs’s CEO Chat with Renderosity Magazine

Posted on: February 6th, 2017

Renderosity Magazine spoke with Michael Nikonov, iPi Soft’s founder and chief technology architect, to get his take on the evolution of our company and the markerless motion capture industry overall.



Post Magazine Outlook 2017: iPi Soft’s CEO Interview

Posted on: January 12th, 2017

Post Magazine Outlook 2017: iPi Soft’s CEO Interview

Michael Nikonov, iPi Soft’s Founder and Chief Technology Architect, talks about the challenges mocap technology developers face in terms of accuracy and realtime performance and about company plans for 2017.



Post Perspective’s Behind the Title: Iloura lead animator Dean Elliott

Posted on: November 10th, 2016

Post Perspective’s Behind the Title: Iloura lead animator Dean Elliott

In the latest Post Perspective “Behind the Title” feature, Dean Elliott, lead animator at Iloura, talks about the role of iPi Mocap in the studio’s production pipeline on projects like “Game of Thrones”. The software is also being used on the upcoming feature film “Underworld: Blood Wars,” scheduled for release in early January.