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World-class performance capture studio Beyond Capture selects Vicon’s Vantage solution
Beyond Capture to deploy Vicon’s Vantage solution in its new state-of-the-art performance capture studio in Montreal
OXFORD, UK – 24 August 2021 —Vicon, a world leader in motion capture, is pleased to announce that it has won a new contract with Beyond Capture, a provider of world-class motion capture and performance capture services for VFX, video games and animation.
Beyond Capture, which currently owns a state-of-the-art performance capture studio in Vancouver, is now expanding its presence following a recent partnership with Reservoir Creative and will be opening a brand new 15,000 square foot performance capture facility, Beyond Montreal, located in the heart of downtown Montreal in November.
Beyond Capture, which is currently utilising Vantage, Vicon’s cutting edge flagship cameras in its Vancouver-based studio, will be using 60 Vicon Vantage 16 cameras in its new Montreal facility, enabling them to capture at remarkable speeds across a larger volume. By selecting Vicon’s technology, Beyond Montreal will be able to offer cutting-edge services including motion capture, performance capture, virtual production and full-body animation.
Graham Qually, President and CEO of Beyond Capture said: “Vicon has played a huge part over the last 15 years in helping us to become one of the largest privately owned performance capture studios in Canada, and I’m excited to continue this long-standing partnership as we grow and expand throughout Canada.
“Montreal deserves a world class performance capture stage and thanks to Vicon’s industry-leading technology, that’s what Beyond Capture will bring.”
Imogen Moorhouse, CEO of Vicon said: “As the global animation and VFX industry continues to grow, we’ve seen more and more leading performance capture studios select Vicon to bring their projects to life. Beyond Capture has proven itself the best in Canada when it comes to delivering outstanding and world-class performance capture, so we’re extremely proud that they chose our solution to launch their new Montreal studio.”
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Established in 1984, Vicon is an award-winning, leading provider of tailored motion capture systems for the life sciences, media and entertainment, location-based virtual reality and engineering industries.
Through Vicon’s premium motion capture technology, the company is able to analyse and enhance the potential for human motion for the benefit of all.
Vicon is a subsidiary of Oxford Metrics (AIM: OMG), the international software company servicing government, life sciences, entertainment and engineering markets and Yotta, a provider of software and services for infrastructure asset management.
In 2017, Vicon acquired New Zealand based wearables company, IMeasureU to accelerate its Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) product offering to enable researchers, coaches and elite athletes to benefit from data-driven performance insights.
Vicon is currently working with a large range of global clients, including The University of Southampton, Stanford Hall, Loughborough University, UC Berkeley, TU Dortmund, Framestore, The Imaginarium, Sony, Dreamworks, EA and many more.
About Beyond Capture
Beyond Capture Vancouver, a Vancouver based performance capture stage, founded in January 2017 by Graham Qually, is a global leader in performance capture, motion capture, photogrammetry and audio recording. Beyond services the video game industry, film tv and research and development. Since its inception, Beyond has been partnering with the industry titans such as Capcom, EA, Gearbox, Microsoft, Pokemon, Sony, Warner Bros and Ubisoft.