Tags: Motion Capture
The Xsens MVN portfolio consists of full-body, wearable motion capture (Mocap) solutions. The new Xsens MVN 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.
Users can start working with Xsens MVN at a starting price of 12.000 (US$/EUR).
The new Xsens MVN highlights
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
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.
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:
|Feature||MVN Awinda||MVN Link|
|Trackers||17 Wireless||17 Wired|
|Accuracy Mocap data||Production-ready||Production-ready|
|Latency||30 ms||20 ms|
|Wireless data link||One Awinda station |
|One Access Point |
for Multiple actors
|Battery management||17 batteries||One battery|
|Battery life||6 h||9.5 h|
|Wireless range Indoor/outdoor||20/50 m (60/150 ft)|
50/150 m (150/450 ft)
|On-body buffering||10 s||120 s|
|Internal update rate||1000 Hz||1000 Hz|
|Output rate||60 Hz||240 Hz|
|Accessibility||Wearable straps, |
|Lycra suit, 5 sizes|
|Ideal for groups (education)|
Licenses for MVN Studio are available as yearly subscription or lifetime.
The software is available in two versions: MVN Studio and MVN Studio Pro.
|Feature||MVN Studio||MVN Studio Pro|
|Network Streamer (plug-ins)|
|Reference Camera support|
|Export as movie|
|Time code & remote control|
|Motion Capture with Xsens MVN||Oculus Rift + Unity 3D + Xsens MVN||Motion Capture Unplugged|
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:
|X-Men: Days of Future Past||Motion Capture for Tomb Raider||Motion Capture for Ted|
|Placing straps MVN Awinda||Putting on Lycra suit||Setup and calibration MVN Link|