2. Motion Capture Case Studies and Controversy
Digital Humans and the Uncanny Valley50 Relevant Motion Capture Accounts52
Marvin the Martian in the 3rd Dimension56
The Pillsbury Doughboy57
Sinbad: Beyond the Veil of Mists63
Motion capture, performance capture, Satan's rotoscope—call it what you may, it is a technology that rose to the top of the hype machine among entertainment industry watchers, and then became a topic of major controversy for various reasons.
The first of many problems was the initial perception of what could be done with motion capture. Years ago, when the technology was first used to generate animated characters in ...