Reallusion announces the release of Cartoon Animator 4.2 and 2D Motion LIVE, the first complete 2D animation system for live performance and motion capture. 2D Motion Live, a new plugin for Cartoon Animator is a unique 2D mocap solution that connects industry-leading motion capture devices to control characters and puppets inside Cartoon Animator for a total face, body and hand solution. 2D Motion Live brings characters to the stage as live performances with a fast production workflow for character setup, motion capture and editing.
2D Motion LIVE official trailer
The 2D Motion LIVE synchronous data streaming design freely allows users to combine different mocap devices to suit upper-body to full-body mocap scenarios. Select the iPhone or Webcam for 3D-like facial performance. Use Leap Motion Controller for finger and arm movement or suit up with Perception Neuron mocap devices to enable full-body motion capture, puppeteering and live actor performance.
Add real-time productivity to the 2D animation process with quick iteration and collaboration through the 2D Motion LIVE animation workflow. Get feedback fast and deliver animations faster with real-time character motion capture.
- Fast Production
- LIVE Animation
- Interactive Events
- Perform to animate
- Synchronous multi-device motion capture
- iPhone and webcam face tracking
- Runtime posture adjustment and correction
- Foot Stabilization and Floor Contact
- Finger tracking and Whole Arm IK
- Multi-pass recording
About Cartoon Animator
Cartoon Animator 4 is a 2D animation software designed for both ability of entry and productivity. Users can turn illustrations and artwork into animated characters, control characters with motion capture for facial expressions, generate lip-sync animation from audio, accomplish 3D parallax scenes, produce 2D visual effects, access content resources, and wield a comprehensive animation pipeline to rapidly customize characters and create content.
Reallusion Inc., a 2D and 3D character generation and animation tools company that specializes in real time cinematic animation, virtual production, and motion capture tools. Reallusion is a platform to connect professional animation technologies, industry partners, and content developers for character creation, motion capture and digital human solutions that balance quick production with quality results.