Markerless motion capture software iPi Motion Capture is now available through the Valve Steam Store, allowing 50 million gaming community members gain access to iPi Soft’s popular and affordable motion capture solution.
MOSCOW, RUSSIA -- iPi Soft, developer of the iPi Motion Capture system, announced that its acclaimed markerless motion capture is now available in the Valve Steam Store. The move provides the 50 million members of the Valve gaming community with an optimized and integrated version of the mocap solution that is currently in use at some of the entertainment industries top game developers, visual effects/animation studios and independent filmmakers.
Source Filmmaker is the Steam Store’s own state-of-the-art movie making tool, built and used by Valve to make movies inside the Source game engine. Because SFM uses the same assets as the game, anything that exists in the game can be used in the movie and vice-versa.
For iPi Soft Founder and Chief Technology Architect Michael Nikonov, having iPi Motion Capture become part of this hugely popular and respected gaming platform, represents a key stepping-stone in the technology company’s growth.
“As any serious gamer knows Valve and Steam Store are the pinnacle of gaming – whether it’s the games they’ve developed or the community surrounding gaming overall,” Nikonov says. “Having our product available to their 50 million members is both an honor and a great opportunity to show just how powerful our markerless mocap solution can be to game developers at all levels. We look forward to seeing how our product is used by the many creative professionals and amateurs who call Valve home.”
The Valve Steam Store is the world's largest online gaming platform that guarantees instant access to more than over 2000 game titles (“Half-Life 2,” “Team Fortress,” “Counter-Strike,” “Left 4 Dead” and “Portal 2” among many others), and provides a direct pipeline that connects its 50 million active users to each other.
Details and pricing for iPi Motion Capture are available via the Steam Store.
Source: iPi Soft
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.