San Leandro, Calif. December 20, 2007 - PhaseSpace, the price and performance leader in optical motion capture systems and technology, announced today that Cilantro Animation Studios has deployed the PhaseSpace Impulse motion capture system in its new studio in Boca Raton. This marks another win for PhaseSpace in what has become a banner year for Motion Capture.
Cilantro Animation Studios is filling the demand for high quality animation content from advertising agencies and broadcasters targeting the growing Hispanic market segments in the US and Latin America. Motion capture is one of many services Cilantro is offering its customers. Cilantro Animation Studios is a Florida a based animation services company.
"Cilantro Animation evaluated many motion capture solutions before selecting PhaseSpace for its studio," said. Salvatore Cavalieri, Cilantro president and COO. "It was important for us to find a solution that would help us deliver the best quality content without breaking our customer's budgets. PhaseSpace demonstrated it had the best solution for our needs. Its ease of use and real-time previewing features were compelling, but the real clincher was the outstanding quality of the motion data. There almost no data clean up required so its helps us deliver our animations products to our clients on time and on budget."
PhaseSpace CEO Tracy McSheery said, "Our Impulse system was designed to reduce the cost of high quality motion capture. Customers like Cilantro Animation Studios are discovering that integrating motion capture into their production pipeline makes good business sense and let's them focus their skills on other creative aspects of their productions."
The PhaseSpace motion capture system uses active LED markers which modulate, producing a unique ID for each marker. At 3 times the speed and 3 times the resolution of other systems the Impulse system displays motion data in real time and is in use with NASA, the armed forces and major research institutions aroundthe country. It is also one third the price of older technologies allowing the tracking system to be sold for under $50,000 depending on the configuration.
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About Cilantro Animation Studios
Cilantro Animation Studios is a group of creative and talented animation professionals that understand the Hispanic culture in the US and Latin America. They are quickly gaining the attention of marketers and broadcasters eager to service this Hispanic community through a broad array of fresh, engaging, relevant and innovative ideas through compelling 3D animations.
PhaseSpace Inc. was founded in 1994 with the mission of developing new technologies and products for emerging motion tracking markets. Drawing upon the talents of a strong team of scientists and engineers from diverse technical backgrounds, PhaseSpace has developed motion capture solutions for the research, industrial and graphic arts communities.
PhaseSpace is the first to introduce a product that breaks the cost barrier with affordable hardware and affordable applications. The PhaseSpace Impulse System was developed as a new generation of 3D optical motion capture systems designed to be affordable to small companies, universities and individuals, lowering the cost of ownership so that it would be a financially feasible tool for a single artist or researcher.
The PhaseSpace system utilizes custom optics and camera technology that leverages Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) and synthesized digital signal processor (DSP) technology to deliver real time functionality at a new price threshold.
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