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|rowspan="2"|Place it at the outside (lateral side) of the wrist axis. Palpate the wrist and feel for the protruding bone (distal end of the radius bone).
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|rowspan="2"|Place the marker on the outside (lateral side) of the wrist axis. (distal end of the radius bone).
 
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|rowspan ="2"|Place it at the inside  (medial side) of the wrist axis. Palpate the wrist and feel for the protruding bone (distal end of the ulnar bone).
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|rowspan ="2"|Place the marker on the inner prominence (medial side) of the wrist axis (distal end of the ulnar bone).
 
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| rowspan="2"|Place it below the pinky knuckle. More specifically, between the distal end of the fifth and fourth mertacarpal bones.
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| rowspan="2"|Place the marker slightly below the pinky knuckle. More specifically, between distal end of the fifth and fourth mertacarpal bones.
 
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|For best results, place the hand markers so that the shape of the marker arrangement is asymmetrical itself. Also, marker the arrangements one hand unique to the shape on the other hand to prevent label swaps. Since the wrist markers are placed along the wrist axis, offset the HandOut or the HandIn markers to create unique squares.
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====Leg Markers====
 
====Leg Markers====

Revision as of 19:13, 10 December 2015

There are total eight different Motive (baseline) Markersets. These markersets use a similar placement template, and many marker locations are shared. Higher count markersets have extra markers added to the Baseline(41) markerset. Hinged toe markersets have extra markers on each foot, and finger markersets have extra markers on the hand for estimating the finger pose. The upper body and lower body markersets use same marker placements but only on either section of the body. You should reference the skeleton avatar from the Skeleton Pane for marker locations. The following charts provide additional descriptions to where each marker should be placed in the baseline markersets.

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Head markers

Label Related Segment Description
HeadTop Head Place the marker on the head tip.
HeadFront Head Place the marker at the center of the forehead.
HeadLeft Head Place the marker on the left side of the head, about 5 cm behind the left ear.
HeadRight Head Placed the marker on the right side of the head, slightly above the ear.

Torso Markers

Label Related Segment Description
BackTop Torso Place the marker on the spine right below the neck. For best results, LUArmHigh-LShoulderBack-BackTop-RshoulderNack-RUArmHigh markers should align roughly in a straight line when the actor is in T-pose.
Chest Torso Place the marker at the center of the sternum, about 5 cm below where the neck starts.
ChestTop* Torso Included only in the Baseline + 13 markerset. Place the marker on the center of the chest (sternum); approximately 5 cm below where the neck starts.
ChestLow* Torso Included only in the Baseline + 13 markerset. Place the marker where bottom of the two rig cages conjoin; the lowest end of the Sternum (Xiphoid Process).
BackLeft Torso These two markers are located symmetrically on each side of the back, slightly below the lowest end of the scapular bone.
BackRight Torso
WaistCBack Pelvis Place the marker about 5 cm above the pelvis bone, near the center of the waist back (on the spine) with a slight offset towards the right (or left). This is usually located slightly above one of the dimples located on the waist back (posterior iliac spine bone).
WaistLFront Pelvis Placed the marker on the protruding bone located on the front of the pelvis (left/right anterior iliac spine bone). The prominence can be palpated from left and right side of the waist.
WaistRFront Pelvis
WaistLBack Pelvis Place the WaistLBack and WaistRBack markers above left/right hip; about 10 cm above the hip joint.
WaistRBack Pelvis
(*) markers are only present in the Baseline + 13 markerset in place of the chest marker. All other markersets only use the Chest marker.

Shoulder Markers

Label Related Segment Description
LShoulderBack Shoulder Place the marker on the shoulder joint (glenohumeral joint) on the back.
RShoulderBack Shoulder
LShoulderTop Shoulder Place the marker at the top of each shoulder where you can palpate the protruding bone, which is usually located just before where the upper arm start when in T-pose. More specifically, the prominence is on the distal end of the clavicle bone (acrominoclavicular Joint).
RShoulderTop Shoulder
When placing shoulder markers, Ask the actor to stand in T-pose in order to get accurate placements. It could also be helpful to do a few rounds of arm abduction and adduction to palpate for the shoulder axis.

Arm Markers

Label Related Segment Description
LElbowOut Upper Arm Place the marker on the lateral side of the elbow joint, slightly towards the upper arm. More specifically, on the lateral epicondyle of the distal end of the humerous. Ask the actor to flex and extend the arm few times to confirm that markers are placed along the elbow axis and maintain stationary throughout the range of motion cycles.
RElbowOut Upper Arm
LUArmHigh Upper Arm Place the marker on the back of the upper arm near the groove between the triceps. For best results, LUArmHigh, LShoulderBack, BackTop, RshoulderNack, and RUArmHigh should align roughly in a straight line when in T-pose.
RUArmHigh Upper Arm
LFArm Fore Arm Place the marker on the front side of the forearm while in T-pose. For best results, slightly offset the left and right forearm markers to introduce the asymmetry on each side.
RFArm Fore Arm

Hand Markers

Label Related Segment Description
LWristOut Fore Arm / Hand Place the marker on the outside (lateral side) of the wrist axis. (distal end of the radius bone).
RWristOut Fore Arm / Hand
LWristIn Fore Arm / Hand Place the marker on the inner prominence (medial side) of the wrist axis (distal end of the ulnar bone).
RWristIn Fore Arm / Hand
LHandOut Hand Place the marker slightly below the pinky knuckle. More specifically, between distal end of the fifth and fourth mertacarpal bones.
RHandOut Hand
LHandIn Hand Place the marker below the knuckle of the index finger.
RHandIn Hand
For best results, place the hand markers so that the shape of the marker arrangement is asymmetrical itself and also unique to the shape on the other hand. Since the wrist marker placement is fixed along the wrist axis, offset the HandOut or the HandIn markers to create unique squares.

Leg Markers

Label Related Segment Description
LKneeOut Upper Leg Place the marker on the lateral epicondyle of the femur. Palpate the side of the knee for protruding bones, and place it right on the axis. Ask the actor to flex and extend the knee few times to confirm that markers are placed along the axis and maintain stationary throughout the range of motion cycles.
RKneeOut Upper Leg
LThighFront Upper Leg Place the marker on the front side of the thigh, along the midline.
RThighFront Upper Leg
LThighSide* Upper Leg Place the marker on the lateral side of the thigh. Ideally, L/R ThighSide, L/R KneeOut, and L/R AnkleOut markers should be roughly in a line.
RThighSide* Upper Leg
(*) markers in the Baseline + 13 Additional Markers markerset


Foot Markers

Label Related Segment Description
LAnkleOut Lower Leg/Foot Place the marker on the lateral malleolus bone on the ankle.
RAnkleOut Lower Leg/Foot
LShin Lower Leg Place the marker on the shin bone; on the midline of the lower leg.
RShin Lower Leg
LToeOut Foot Distal end of the fifth metatarsal bone, just before the little toe joint.
RToeOut Foot
LToeIn Foot Distal end of the first metatarsal bone, before the big toe joint.
RToeIn Foot
LHeel Foot Place at the center of the heel.
RHeel Foot
LToeTip Toe Place the marker at the tip of the second toe.
RToeTip Toe