The process or technique of recording patterns of movement digitally, especially the recording of an actor’s movements for the purpose of animating a digital character in a movie or computer game: for the first time, Lara’s movements are governed by motion capture rather than hand animation [as modifier]: the film will be made using 3-D motion capture technology
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- I find the whole thing incredibly exciting, because I love computer animation and motion capture and the elves' gowns and chain mail.
- It is one of the first computer games to use movie-style motion capture techniques rather than just computer-designed figures.
- We didn't have time to do every single step, of course, but we did many of his basic movements through the motion capture.
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Syllabification: mo·tion cap·ture
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