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?
What was the first production to use MotionScan animation technology?
With MotionScan, production teams can recreate the actor from how many angles, in terms of degrees?
How many minutes of final footage can MotionScan capture in a single day?
In minutes, how much final animation footage can MotionScan create automatically every day?
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?
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?
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?
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?
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?
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?
all of the above
Body language drives human interaction. By percentage, approximately how much do we depend on body language to communicate?
Some developers say MotionScan technology is so complicated that it will never be able to do this.