Fri 19th Jul 2002 | News
REALVIZ will be launching MatchMover 2.5 Professional at SIGGRAPH 2002 in San Antonio, Texas. REALVIZ MatchMover Professional is the professional way to automatically track 3D camera data and motion from videos and film sequences. Start tracking Automatically, and if necessary, move smoothly back and forth between Automatic and Manual processes, with no interruption of workflow, providing the ease of automatic tracking, with the precision control matchmoving professionals demand.
The enhanced feature set of REALVIZ MatchMover 2.5 Professional includes:
· A matte drawing tool, enabling the user to specify areas for exclusion from the tracking process
· Automatic tracker now able to work with color information, thus improving results with low contrast, or motion-blurred footage
· Refined filtering parameters (track count per frame, track minimum lifespan) enable the user to tailor the automatic tracker to his/her specific requirements
· In cases where there are several instances of the same tracked feature, (usually occurring due to an occlusion) these are automatically merged
· New camera constraints (pan, dolly) to exploit known information about camera motion
· Support for anamorphic lenses
· New 3D points can be added without the need to repeat calibration process
· New export formats include: Discreet Flint/ Flame/ Inferno & Nothing Real Shake RZML format: enables the export of data into REALVIZ ImageModeler for the creation of photo-real, textured 3D models
A free up-grade to version 2.5 is available on all purchases of REALVIZ MatchMover Professional from 19. July 2002 until Product Shipment in September 2002. A Linux version of MatchMover Professional is also slated for release in January 2003.
REALVIZ MatchMover 2.5 Professional is available for the Windows NT/2000 platform through REALVIZ resellers worldwide at a price point of €5,554.00 ($4,999.00 US). A free up-grade to version 2.5 is available on all purchases of MatchMover Professional from 19. July 2002 until Product Shipment in September 2002 (Claim period ends 2. Oct. 2002). Current owners of MatchMover 2.0 Professional (purchase prior to 19. June 2002), are able to up-grade to version 2.5 at the special promotional price of €999.00 ($899.00 US) until 25. September 2002 (normal price €1,499.00/$1,349.00 US). Existing MatchMover customers (any version), are also able to trade-up to MatchMover 2.5 Professional at a special promotional price of €2,999.00 ($3,699 US) until 13. December 2002 (normal price €3,889.00/$3,500.00 US).
For further details on MatchMover & MatchMover Professional, or to obtain a free trial version of the product go to http://www.realviz.com/products/mpro/