IKinema releases Action 2.5 update

IKinema releases Action 2.5 update
Craig Chapple

By Craig Chapple

February 25th 2013 at 3:42PM

Updated toolset features advanced retargeting and mo-cap capabilities during post-production

UK motion capture outfit IKinema has released version 2.5 of its real-time marker solving and retargeting solution IKinema Action.

The updated toolset includes new additions such as being able to apply filtered motion capture data directly to any CG model, advanced retargeting and mo-cap capabilities during post-production and the latest Pole Vector constraint for rigging.

New Action tools include an the ability to import and export solver data, auto-connect markers by name, adjust match pose and the saving and loading of templates for marker association and retargeting.

IKinema Action is now also compatible with motion capture solution OptiTrack.

“We're excited to bring OptiTrack users real-time character streaming in Autodesk Maya through our partnership with IKinema,” said OptiTrack CEO Jim Richardson.

“OptiTrack focuses on creating elegantly simple pipelines that deliver the best possible performance, so IKinema Action's straightforward workflow and superfast marker solve make it a natural fit for our products. When combined with OptiTrack's newest optical MoCap technology, IKinema Action enables the creation of production-quality animation at prices that are turning our industry on its head.”