3D character animation online with Mixamo/Adobe

On June 1st of this year Adobe announced its purchase of the company Mixamo.

For our meeting on October 15, 7:30pm at Film Oxford, John Twycross will demonstrate some of the features of the current Mixamo website, look at how this currently integrates into game engines and discuss the implications of this for designers.

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The Mixamo online service provides a motion capture library, character generation and automated rigging. It is exciting because it makes character animation accessible to all. It also clearly signals Adobe’s commitment to gain a foothold in the 3D character animation field and expanding Photoshop’s 3D features.

johnTwycrossJohn Twycross is Senior Lecturer in Digital Media Production, Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment, Oxford Brookes University.