Xsens MVN solution for 3D Character Animation including Xsens’ proprietary motion capture software MVN Animate. The MVN portfolio consists of full-body, wearable motion capture (Mocap) solutions. The Xsens MVN system is unmatched in ease-of-use, has robust and reliable hardware and produces production-ready data. Xsens MVN is the ideal tool for professional animators.
Xsens MVN Animate is the first inertial motion capture system to deliver Hollywood-grade data outside of the volume in all conditions
Xsens MVN highlights
Full magnetic immunity
Production-ready mocap data
Ultra-small and robust tracker
Enables height tracking
On-body zippers for easy setup
High update rate
Complete product line
Long battery life
Ready-made 3D software pipelines
Multi-person motion capture
MVN Animate features:
MVN Animate integrations and plugins (Click the logo for more information):
Licenses for MVN Animate are available as yearly subscription or lifetime.
The software is available in two versions: MVN Animate and MVN Animate Pro.
|Feature||MVN Animate||MVN Animate Pro|
|Network Streamer (plug-ins)|
|Reference Camera support|
|Export as movie|
|Time code & remote control|
The Xsens MVN product line has two hardware versions (MVN Link and MVN Awinda) with their own characteristics. The difference between the two versions is shown in this overview:
|MVN Awinda||MVN Link|
|17 Wireless||Trackers||17 Wired|
|Production-ready||Accuracy Mocap data||Production-ready|
|30 ms||Latency||20 ms|
|One Awinda station|
|Wireless data link||One Access Point|
for Multiple actors
|17 batteries||Battery management||One battery|
|6 h||Battery life||9.5 h|
|20/50 m (60/150 ft)||Wireless range Indoor/outdoor||50/150 m (150/450 ft)|
|30 s||On-body buffering||10 m|
|1000 Hz||Internal update rate||1000 Hz|
|60 Hz||Output rate||240 Hz|
|Accessibility||Lycra suit, 5 sizes|
|Ideal for groups (education)|
The ultra small trackers allow for rolls and stunts. The trackers are designed to withstand high impact.
Sportive looking motion capture suit with accompanying shorts.
The zippers give easy access to all trackers for a very fast setup.
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The Xsens MVN motion capture system is used for many films and games in the previs or production process. Some examples can be viewed here:
The Xsens Indie Program is here to support inspiring up-and-coming talent. It provide indies, student teams, young studios and game devs with access to Xsens’ production-grade mocap technology at an entry-level budget.
If you qualify, you will receive a free Xsens software subscription for one year, and only need to cover the cost of the affordable Xsens mocap hardware, resulting in huge savings across the board.
Xsens Indie Program in short: