Humanoid Robot Built with 3D-Printing

I found interesting robot which is made by 3D-Printing. Source : adafruit.com Right now, all over the world, 3D printing hackers and robotics enthusiasts are printing their own Open Source sub-$1k, life-size humanoid robot from the inMoov project created by gael langevin (known on Thingiverse as hairygael). In fact, for many weeks one frequent participant in Adafruit Google+ Community, Zviad…

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Motion Capture Software For Kinect

This software named Fastmocap helps you to make markerless mocap by using KINECT. Also comapatible with various softwares. Description: Fastmocap is a motion capture technology, that enables the 3D artists to create natural and organic character animations in a very fast and easy way, taking advantage of the Microsoft Kinect Sensor. Find details at: http://www.fastmocap.com/

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MIT Cheetah Robot Runs Fast, and Efficiently

The Cheetah robot developed at MIT’s Biomimetic Robotics Lab first grabbed our attention when the project was announced back in 2009. In the years that followed few details emerged about its progress, until finally in July 2012 the lab posted videos of the robot walking on YouTube. Now, at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), the MIT…

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Motion Capture Using Joint Skeleton Tracking and Surface Estimation

This paper proposes a method for capturing the performance of a human or an animal from a multi-view video sequence. Given an articulated template model and silhouettes from a multi-view image sequence, our approach recovers not only the movement of the skeleton, but also the possibly non-rigid temporal deformation of the 3D surface. While large scale deformations or fast movements…

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