Xsens Boosts “The Inheritance” Real-Time Live! Performance at SIGGRAPH

Innovative Visual Sculpture Piece to be Shown for First Time in US; Presentations from Autodesk, Dynamixyz, Morph3d and Unity at Xsens’ Booth #337

Enschede, The Netherlands  July 30, 2015 – At SIGGRAPH 2015,  Xsens will demonstrate how inertial motion capture is being applied to film, game and performance art projects. One of those projects, a demonstration of the Taiwanese visual sculpture piece “ The Inheritance”, has been selected as the lead performance for SIGGRAPH’s Real-Time Live!, giving attendees their first opportunity to see the project in the United States.

Created by  Hsin-Chien Huang, “ The Inheritance” uses Xsens MVN and real life dancers to manipulate 3D projections. As the dancers move, mocap data is applied to the graphics in real-time, creating a unique story that can immediately adapt to the creative impulses of the dancers and director.

Huang’s performance will take place during  Real-Time Live! from 5:30 – 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, 11 August, West Hall B. Huang will also be a featured presenter in the Xsens SIGGRAPH booth (#337) at noon on Wednesday, 12 August 2015.

Xsens new MVN suit, and its compatibility with partner products, will be demonstrated throughout the week. Highlighted presentations include:

  • Virtual Reality – Xsens will be exploring how Xsens MVN works with VR applications through a live demo featuring the Unity game engine and the Oculus Rift.
  • Facial Capture – Live performances from  Faceware and  Dynamixyz show how patented facial motion capture technologies blend with Xsens MVN body tracking.
  • Character Mocap –  Morph3D will demonstrate how Xsens MVN can be applied to 3D characters in the Unity game engine; while Autodesk will show how Xsens data feeds in Autodesk 3ds Max and Maya.

Booth demonstrations and partner presentations will take place at the Xsens Booth (#337) from 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.11-13 August, in the main exhibition hall at SIGGRAPH. The  full schedule is available now on the Xsens website.

To schedule a meeting with Xsens or to view a demonstration during SIGGRAPH 2015, please contact:  Email Contact.

About Xsens MVN
Xsens MVN is a full-body, 3D inertial motion tracking system that delivers fast, production-ready 3D data to professional animators. With faster set-ups, cleaner data, and tougher materials designed for demanding production environments, the MVN suits are at the cutting-edge of mobile motion capture technology. The new system also marked the debut of a modular price model that makes the systems accessible for studios of all sizes.  http://www.xsens.com/products/xsens-mvn/

About Xsens
Xsens is the leading innovator in 3D motion tracking technology and products. Its sensor fusion technologies enable a seamless interaction between the physical and the digital world in applications such as industrial control and stabilization, health, sports and 3D character animation. Clients and partners include Electronic Arts, NBC Universal, Daimler, Autodesk, ABB, Siemens and various other leading institutes and companies throughout the world.

Xsens is a Fairchild Semiconductor company, an industry icon delivering power solutions for the mobile, industrial, cloud, automotive, lighting, and computing industries. Xsens has offices in Enschede, the Netherlands and Los Angeles, California. Please contact us on the web at  https://www.xsens.com.

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