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motion capture Line breaks: mo¦tion cap|ture

Definition of motion capture in English:

noun

[mass noun]
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 film 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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  • Mafia's character modeling is done with motion capture and the facial expression system is impressive, although not flawless.
  • Unfortunately, many of the other characters do not move as smoothly, but seem to hearken back to the days before the use of motion capture.
  • Does motion capture save time or money for game development?

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