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A Practical Approach to Using Motion Capture in Performance Dance

Golz, Paul ORCID:, Bowers, Christopher ORCID: and Price, Marc (2016) A Practical Approach to Using Motion Capture in Performance Dance. Electronic Visualisation and the Arts. pp. 284-286. ISSN 1477-9358

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Markerless systems are becoming more ubiquitous due to their increased use in video games consoles. Cheap cameras and software suites are making motion capture technologies more freely available to the digitally inclined choreographer. In this workshop we will demonstrate the opportunities and limitations provided by easily accessible and relatively inexpensive markerless motion capture systems. In particular we will explore the capacity of these systems to provide useful data in a live performance scenario where the latency, size and format of the captured data is crucial in allowing real-time processing and visualisation of the captured scene

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This paper was presented at the EVA 2016 Conference and published in the Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC) Series which gives free access to the proceedings of workshops and conferences on the broadest possible range of computing topics.
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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: motion capture, dance, digital performance, Kinect, performing arts, live performance
Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: College of Business, Psychology and Sport > School of Sport and Exercise Science
College of Business, Psychology and Sport > Worcester Business School
Depositing User: Paul Golz
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2016 12:19
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2022 04:00

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