AXIS Studio Configuration
Click Main --> settings --> "Advanced BVH Broadcasting"
- Enable Advanced Bvh.
- Turn on capture for live data and edit for prerecorded data.
- Select "TCP"
- Choose "Local address" and enter a valid net port
- Click "OK" to apply the settings.
Open recorded data or connect a mocap device. If using pre-recorded data, make sure it is looping
Axis Neuron setup
Go to file --> settings -->broadcasting.
- Turn on TCP.
- Enable advanced BVH broadcasting and make a note of the port number.
Open recorded data or connect a mocap device. If using pre-recorded data, make sure it is looping.
MotionBuilder Set up
Now, open motion builder.
- Navigate to Assert Brower -> Devices
- Drag "Motion robot" into the viewport.
- Configure the corresponding IP address and net port.
- Click "Online" to connect to Axis Studio.
- "Online" button's color will turn green when connected.
- "Source" box will list all characters in Axis Studio if connected.
- A yellow light is displays if you are connected to the Source but you didn’t receive data in the specified amount of time.
- Select a bound model from the Model binding field, or choose Create to create a model.
- If you changed the skeleton's type in Axis Studio, you need to click "Rebuild Skeleton Template" button and create a new skeleton in "Model binding" box.
- Check “live” to receive data streaming from Axis Studio.
- Check "Stay In T-Pose" before characterizing.
- Click the “Characterize” button.
Drag your character model into the Viewer window. Click merge all takes.
Select your character for character and noitom robot as the source in the Character Controls panel.
Unclick stay in T-Pose
When the Recording option for a Motion robot is active, you can record the data from Axis Studio to the current take shown in the Transport controls panel.
- Click the “Record” button in the Transport controls panel.
- Click “Overwrite”.
- Click the “Play” button to start recording.
- Click “Stop” button to finish recording.
- Uncheck “Live” to enter playback mode. Click the play button to playback your takes.
We recommend not doing more than 4 takes per fbx file.