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The Ultimate MotionScan Technology Quiz
by Staff
Rough-hewn animated characters with impossible-to-read faces and lips might soon be things of the past thanks to MotionScan, a new type of motion capture technology. Let's see how much you know about MotionScan.

How many frames per second, maximum, can the MotionScan system record?

  • 26
  • 28
  • 30

What was the first production to use MotionScan animation technology?

  • L.A. Noire
  • Tangled
  • The Incredibles

With MotionScan, production teams can recreate the actor from how many angles, in terms of degrees?

  • 90 degrees
  • 180 degrees
  • 360 degrees

How many minutes of final footage can MotionScan capture in a single day?

  • 120 minutes
  • 80 minutes
  • 50 minutes

In minutes, how much final animation footage can MotionScan create automatically every day?

  • 20 minutes
  • 48 minutes
  • 59 minutes

MotionScan is an advanced type of this.

  • screen capture technology
  • motion capture technology
  • facial recognition technology

MotionScan helps animators create ultra-realistic graphics in how many dimensions?

  • 2 dimensions
  • 3 dimensions
  • 4 dimensions

This is the major reason finance departments of game and film studios like the potential of MotionScan.

  • The system's capabilities cut down on production expenditures.
  • They see MotionScan as a prime facet of their marketing campaigns.
  • The software is also equipped with accounting features.

Facial expressions are incredibly important to human communication. About how many expressions can people recognize?

  • 64 expressions
  • 265 expressions
  • 250,000 expressions

With some animation technologies, production teams have a hard time synchronizing these elements.

  • audio, such as speech, and visual
  • visual and music soundtracks
  • visual and special effects

With MotionScan, game designers hoped to make L.A. Noire feel more like what?

  • a short novel
  • a powerful documentary
  • a feature-length film

MotionScan deploys a complex system that includes how many cameras?

  • 32
  • 26
  • 24

How long does it take the MotionScan system to create a fully 3-D recording?

  • less than 20 minutes
  • about 50 minutes
  • It can do it on the fly

In megapixels, how much resolution do each of MotionScan's cameras have?

  • 2 megapixels
  • 8 megapixels
  • 10 megapixels

The high level of detail that MotionScan provides makes it easy to do this.

  • read fine print in animated scenes
  • read characters' facial expressions
  • find objects that could be clues to completing an in-game quest

Human facial muscles twist and contort in many ways. Exactly how many muscles are in our faces, anyway?

  • 36 muscles
  • 19 muscles
  • 16 muscles

Because MotionScan records every angle of the actor, these aspects of shooting can be changed in post-production. What are they?

  • the sound of the actor's voice
  • the angle and intensity of light
  • the size of the actor's body

MotionScan's technology could feasibly be used for what types of projects?

  • video games
  • feature films
  • all of the above

Body language drives human interaction. By percentage, approximately how much do we depend on body language to communicate?

  • 35 percent
  • 45 percent
  • 65 percent

Some developers say MotionScan technology is so complicated that it will never be able to do this.

  • shoot and animate 20 people at the same time
  • help create full-body animation
  • solve complex calculus problems