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TheBroadcastBridge: iPi Soft Releases Motion Capture vers. 3.5

Posted on: July 8th, 2017

TheBroadcastBridge: iPi Soft Releases Motion Capture v3.5

Read Jay Ankeney’s interview with our CTO Michael Nikonov in Broadcast Bridge. “The latest version 3.5 software from Russia-based iPi Soft achieves up to 3X faster rendering speed, coming very close to the Holy Grail of real time markerless MoCap rendering when used with a Microsoft Kinect sensor set-up.”

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Bob Dawe: Use MoCap to Test Brain Health?

Posted on: July 4th, 2017

Bob Dawe: Use MoCap to Test Brain Health?

Listen to Bob Dawe, PhD, Assistant Professor, Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center, talking to DigitalProductionBuzz show host Larry Jordan about how iPi Soft markerless motion capture technology is helping the Rush Alzheimers Disease Center’s research team collect data to predict future brain health:
http://www.digitalproductionbuzz.com/interview/bob-dawe-use-mocap-to-test-brain-health/
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Ko Maruyama’s article in Digital Producer: iPi Mocap for Alzheimers research and prevention

Posted on: June 13th, 2017

Ko Maruyama’s article in Digital Producer on how researchers at the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center are using our iPi Mocap filmmaking technology for biomechanical data collection strategies for Alzheimers research and prevention:

http://www.digitalproducer.com/article/iPi-Soft-Aides-Researchers—–4990274

CGW: Mocap Aids in Alzheimer’s Research

Posted on: May 10th, 2017

Computer Graphics World article on Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center using iPi Motion Capture in their research:

http://www.cgw.com/Press-Center/In-Focus/2017/Mocap-Aids-in-Alzheimers-Research.aspx

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iPi Softs’s CEO Chat with Renderosity Magazine

Posted on: February 6th, 2017

Renderosity Magazine spoke with Michael Nikonov, iPi Soft’s founder and chief technology architect, to get his take on the evolution of our company and the markerless motion capture industry overall.

http://renderositymagazine.com/future-of-markerless-motion-capture-a-chat-with-ipi-soft-founder-michael-nikonov-cms-1008

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Post Magazine Outlook 2017: iPi Soft’s CEO Interview

Posted on: January 12th, 2017

Post Magazine Outlook 2017: iPi Soft’s CEO Interview

Michael Nikonov, iPi Soft’s Founder and Chief Technology Architect, talks about the challenges mocap technology developers face in terms of accuracy and realtime performance and about company plans for 2017.

http://www.postmagazine.com/Publications/Post-Magazine/2016/December-1-2016/Outlook-2017-iPi-Soft-The-challenges-facing-mark.aspx

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Post Perspective’s Behind the Title: Iloura lead animator Dean Elliott

Posted on: November 10th, 2016

Post Perspective’s Behind the Title: Iloura lead animator Dean Elliott

In the latest Post Perspective “Behind the Title” feature, Dean Elliott, lead animator at Iloura, talks about the role of iPi Mocap in the studio’s production pipeline on projects like “Game of Thrones”. The software is also being used on the upcoming feature film “Underworld: Blood Wars,” scheduled for release in early January.

http://postperspective.com/behind-title-iloura-lead-animator-dean-elliott/

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Inverview to Broadcast Bridge about iPi Automation Add-on

Posted on: September 16th, 2016

Inverview to Broadcast Bridge about iPi Automation Add-on

Jay Ankeney writing for Broadcast Bridge recently spoke with Pavel Sorokin at iPi Soft about the company’s new Automation Add-On feature.

“Modern animation production has very complex pipelines,” Sorokin said, “and our iPi Automation Add-On allows them to create scripts that can alleviate repetitive motion tracking tasks. They use our software to create command sequences, and then apply those motions to automate various different characters.”

Learn more from the full inverview:
https://www.thebroadcastbridge.com/content/entry/6492/ipi-soft-automation-add-on

AWE Company Podcast at PixelHub and and DigitalProductionBuzz on Fort York VR Project

Posted on: January 22nd, 2016

AWE Company Podcast at PixelHub and DigitalProductionBuzz on Fort York VR Project

Srinivas Krishna of AWE Company has created exceptional virtual reality content to recreate the historic Fort York site in Toronto. Using iPi Mocap and other off the shelf tools, visitors can experience history using Google Cardboard in a new, immersive way.

Listen to the Pixel Hub podcast to learn more.
https://pixelhub.simplecast.fm/episodes/24118-episode-43-using-virtual-reality-to-recreate-historic-experiences

And watch the interview to DigitalProductionBuzz:

Oliver Hollis-Leick on Motion Capture Demands & its Future

Posted on: August 14th, 2015

Oliver Hollis-Leick on Motion Capture Demands & its Future

Oliver Hollis-Leick, the Founder of The Mocap Vaults, is a 13-year mocap acting veteran who has worked on over 80 video game and movie titles, with roles in such films as “Iron Man 2,” “Stardust,” “Total Recall,” “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” “Godzilla,” “Hercules,” “Fred Clause,” among many others. Hollis-Leick shares his thoughts about the specific creative skills motion capture demands and how software tools like iPi Motion Capture is helping change how motion capture content is created.

His interview is published on ProductionHUB and Immersed in Movies Blog.

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