Body-mounted cameras turn motion-capture inside out

Outward-facing cameras can be mounted to actors to make motion-capture for film possible in any environment.

Traditional motion capture techniques use inward-facing cameras to convert actors’ movements into digital models, but specially-built studios are required for such techniques.

The falling price of video cameras – in conjunction with outward-facing camera method – has the potential to make motion-capture possible for many more filmmakers.

Read more at Carnegie Mellon University/Disney Research Pittsburgh