[PD] Body tracking

marcello wallacechemical at gmail.com
Sat Jan 8 20:21:00 CET 2011

On 08/01/11 14:25, cyrille henry wrote:
> hello,
> for the kung fu : movement are usually very fast. a camera is usually to
> slow to be useful.
> i personally prefer using sensor like accelerometter on the body.
> you can use wiimote or some other (faster) sensors system.
> here is a video of a performance i worked for few years ago.
> http://vimeo.com/4596629
> sensors are used at time : 4'57 to 6'06 and from 6'43 to 7'23.
> at 6'43, you can see that this kind of sensors are lot's more accurate
> that what you'll be able to do with a camera.

That's a good point about the sensors, I didn't know this camera-latency
WHat kind of sensor have you used in your work ?
Have you used wireless sensors ?

> imo, camera are good to track body position.
> kinect look to have a sensing zone that is a bit limited.

A combination of the two could be an idea, but then it's complicated to
merge the data...

Thanks for the infos

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