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Perhaps the newest realization has been the development of a process called motion capture. Motion capture has been around since the late 1970s, where it was then called rotoscoping and was used by Walt Disney in the film Snow White (Sturman). To begin with, the term “motion capture” actually has many different names, such as mocap, performance animation, performance capture, virtual theater, digital puppetry, real-time animation, and the favorite among traditional key frame animators is “The Devil’s Rotoscope” (Furniss)...
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Motion capture, in its most basic form, is the technique of digitally recording the movements of real organisms, usually humans and then applying those movements to some other media (Polhemus). What motion capture allows animators to do is capture the movements of people or animals to create digital models with more realistic movements...
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