MOSCOW, RUSSIA —
, LLC, the emerging software developer of markerless motion capture technology announced that it has named
Motion Technologies, Inc.
, the exclusive reseller of iPi products in the Korean market.
Based in Seoul, Motion Technologies, Inc., is a leading provider of motion capture solutions in Korea. The company will be responsible for sales and technical support of iPi products in the region. Technical support in the Korean language is also available.
”Motion Technologies has consistently demonstrated industry knowledge and technical expertise, as well as strong understanding of the motion capture business,” said Michael Nikonov, iPi Soft’s CEO and Chief Technology Architect. ”With the Korean animation market booming we knew it was essential that we partner with a company that could effectively reach new users, as well as service the motion capture needs for animation artists across the region. We’re confident Motion Technology can help us drive growth and deliver outstanding performance to iPi Soft users.”
Designed for use with inexpensive off-the-shelf equipment such as PlayStation Eye cameras, Microsoft Kinect cameras or webcams, iPi Soft Mocap brings an affordable professional solution for capturing accurate animation data without the need for expensive green-screen studio space, clumsy sensor suits with reflective markers or a team of technicians.
Available in both an ”Express” single Microsoft Kinect camera version and a more powerful ”Standard,” which connects up-to-six PlayStation Eye cameras, iPi Soft Motion Capture is a scalable solution that uses sophisticated image processing and computer vision algorithms to recognize and track the human body. This desktop solution brings a totally new workflow paradigm to filmmakers, CG animator broadcast motion graphics designers, videogame developers and pro-sumers in entertainment, military and other vertical markets.
iPi Soft captured animations do not exhibit artifacts like jitter or foot skate and can be exported in popular animation formats including FBX, BVH and COLLADA, and is compatible with many leading game engines, 3D software applications and animation rigs, including MAXON CINEMA 4D, Autodesk Maya, Autodesk 3D Studio Max, DAZ 3D DAZ Studio, Poser, Valve Source Engine, Unreal Engine, Unity and others.
iPi Soft Mocap support for multiple Microsoft Kinect cameras is presently in development at iPi Soft with a scheduled introduction in Fall 2011.
Korean customers can purchase iPi Soft products from Motion Technologies, Inc.,
. iPi Soft motion capture software solutions are also available from iPi Soft on its website and its reseller network in the USA, United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, Korea, China, Australia and New Zealand. For additional information please visit,
About iPi Soft:
iPi Soft, LLC is a developer of markerless software. Launched in 2009 by CEO and chief technology architect Michael Nikonov, Moscow, Russia-based iPi Soft’s iPi Desktop Motion Capture™ is an entry-level markerless motion capture technology that lets animators shoot video that can easily convert to professional 3D quality animation. Delivering breakthrough performance for creative professionals involved in previz, animation and the creation of secondary characters, iPi Desktop Motion Capture can be operated by a single person and powered by one computer. Setup of iPi’s markerless system is quick and easy, and extremely portable – perfectly suited for small studios, freelance animators and motion capture enthusiasts. iPi Soft products are available directly from the web site and its worldwide distribution channel. For additional information, pricing or a 30-day free trial please visit,