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Half-done mocap retargeting video

Add Comment! By David Rosen on April 23rd, 2011

I recently posted some videos of half-done character physics and character skinning in order to share some of crazy sights I see while working on animation technology. Here's another video showing some early attempts at motion capture retargeting, which is the process of taking an animation created for one character and applying it to another character:

Be sure to watch it in HD!

Working with motion capture is especially odd because it has human motion at its core, so even the weirdest results have an uncomfortable familiarity to them.