The Motion Capture Society Hosting Event and Raffle at SIGGRAPH 08; VICON MX40 8 Camera System is Raffle Grand Prize

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The Motion Capture Society, an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the art, science and application of motion capture technology, is raffling off an 8-camera VICON MX40 optical motion camera system valued at $80,000 at its annual SIGGRAPH party. The party will be held at the Redwood Bar and Grill, 312 W. 2nd Street in Los Angeles on Wednesday, August 13th from 7-10PM. Raffle tickets are available at a cost of $100 dollars, and can be purchased online by going to

. Click on “purchase a raffle ticket� to enter the raffle. All proceeds from the raffle will go towards supporting the efforts of The Motion Capture Society. “The Motion Capture Society is pleased that so many leading companies in the industry have come together to support the motion capture community at large,� said Chairman Demian Gordon. “We could not function as a society without the generous donations and ongoing support from companies like Animazoo, Moven, NaturalPoint, Phasespace and of course VICON, whose donation of a complete motion capture system will make sure that our party is one that most people at this year’s SIGGRAPH will not want to miss.� The Motion Capture Society has already attracted many motion capture industry leaders as sponsors including Animazoo, Audiomotion, Animazoo, Moven, NaturalPoint, PhaseSpace, VICON, Xsens and more.

About The Motion Capture Society

The Motion Capture Society (MCS) is an international, professional, honorary nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the arts, sciences, and applications of the motion capture industry. The society is committed to enhancing the global state of the motion capture industry. Celebrating novices to seasoned professionals, the MCS welcomes members that include artists, designers, animators, programmers, directors, producers, and hardware and software developers. For more information, please visit