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October 2018 Vicon Customer Newsletter

It has been a busy quarter here at Vicon! We successfully launched Origin, our new suite of Location-Based VR products, at Siggraph 2018 and exhibited at multiple life science conferences including WCB, ASB, ISBS and ESMAC. Read below to find out more and see what is coming up next.Subscribe to future newsletters here.

Origin by Vicon – A range of LBVR products

October 2018 Vicon Customer Newsletter

Siggraph 2018 was the perfect setting to announce Origin, showcasing our interactive virtual reality experience with Dreamscape Immersive at the Vicon booth.

Our three new hardware products and software platform make fully immersive and interactive entertainment experiences easier than ever to create. All Origin information can be found on the website, and all launch videos are on the Vicon Youtube channel.

Email [email protected] to speak with a member of our team about this exciting suite of products!

Featured Case Study: Georgia Tech Robotarium 

October 2018 Vicon Customer Newsletter

‘Despite seeping into nearly every industry around the world, the field of robotics has a major problem: accessibility. There are countless theories on how robots might be used to benefit humanity, but robotics is an expensive field, mostly controlled by private organizations and well established academic labs with the funds to indulge their experimentation. It’s simply inaccessible to most. That’s where Georgia Tech’s Robotarium comes in. Read the rest of this story on our website.

Vicon Standard 2019

We are compiling customer stories and other content for the 2019 Vicon Standard now, and we want to feature your application!

Send your details to our marketing team to find out more.
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Case Studies & Blogs

Did you know that all of our case studies, blog posts, and press releases are published on the Vicon web site? Find them here.

Social Media  

Make sure you are up to date on all things Vicon by following our social channels. Links to all are at the bottom of this newsletter.

Tag our channels or use #Vicon to participate in our online community.


The Vicon Youtube channel is full of product information and tutorials, showreels, and much more! Subscribe so you never miss a new video.

2019 Events

Vicon will be attending and exhibiting at events across the globe in 2019. Check out our schedule and be sure to stop by the booth if you are attending!


Both our UK and US offices are hiring for multiple positions. View open jobs and apply here.

Conventional Gait Model 2 



October 2018 Vicon Customer Newsletter

October 2018 Vicon Customer Newsletter



The Conventional Gait Model 2 (CGM2) has been developed by Dr. Fabien Leboeuf (University of Salford), and partly funded by Vicon. By focusing on areas where it was known improvements could be made, the design of the CGM2 model enhances the accuracy of the Conventional Gait Model whilst maintaining the model’s strengths. It is an open-sourced biomechanical model developed in Python.

CGM2 is backward-compatible, enabling users to compare the model’s outputs against those of Plug-in Gait. pyCGM2 is compatible with versions of Nexus from 2.7 and later. The installer provides the VSTs and the biomechanical model.

For more details, visit: https://pycgm2.github.io/

October 2018 Vicon Customer Newsletter

BOOM: Biomechanics on our Minds is a podcast we recently discovered here at Vicon, powered by the International Society of Biomechanics and hosted by two biomechanics students at Stanford! Check it out here.

Thank you for your support this year. We want to hear from you!

Email [email protected] with your mocap related news, or reach out to [email protected] / [email protected] with technical questions or for more information on any of our products.

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