Innovative, markerless camera tracking and previz/animation solution for real time
visual effects & on-set visualization for broadcast and film
Paris, France, March 8, 2016…SolidAnim, a leader in virtual production products, will showcase its SolidTrack solution, which has been utilized on films such as Gods of Egypt and The Walk, and television shows such as Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey and DaVinci’s Demons.
Also at CABSAT, Ross Video and SolidAnim will announce that they have joined forces to offer the innovative, patented SolidTrack universal camera tracking system for in-studio and in-venue applications. Ross will focus on broadcast and live production applications for this real-time camera tracking and pre-visualization solution including the manufacturing and distribution of Ross SolidTrack systems. Now Ross robotic systems including Furio RC, Cambot 500 and 600 can include tracking capabilities. Ross UX Virtual Camera Control (UXVCC) will enable users not using a Ross graphics system to easily work with SolidTrack
SolidTrack is a real time camera tracking solution for recording camera moves and data logging of camera moves on the virtual set. This simple yet versatile markerless camera tracking system for the film and broadcast industries addresses virtual production needs. SolidTrack’s flexibility allows filmmakers to shoot both indoors and outdoors with the same high quality results.
SolidTrack brings a revolutionary approach of shooting providing a more ergonomic and intuitive solution. SolidTrack combines real-time camera tracking and augmented reality previzualising VFX while shooting. Producers achieve greater control of VFX budgets and timescales, minimizing wastage and ensuring efficient delivery, from previz to the final movie or television show. Comparing to traditional shooting methods, producers save approximately 30% time on a film or television show utilizing SolidTrack.
SolidTrack new version includes a box that gathers all tracking and other data in a single wire, which makes the organization of data and global information significantly easier. In addition a new Genlock feature to genlock SolidTrack tracking data and the film camera has been implemented. This two-way synchronization ensures there are no frame delays.
SolidAnim’s SolidTrack system was utilized on recently released Gods of Egypt, Robert Zemeckis’ latest film The Walk, which opened to universal praise, Emmy-nominated and Visual Effects Society winner Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, the upcoming Alice in Wonderland 2: Through The Looking Glass film, as well as other productions such as the Da Vinci’s Demons television series.
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