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Instead of just having a live video feed, have the ability to import pre-recorded video footage to sync motion capture to
Two workarounds for this in the meantime:
1) track the video in AE using the Mask Tracker in detailed face mode; then copy & paste the keyframe data into Ch
2) use ManyCam (manycam.com) to pipe a video file into a virtual webcam
I joined specifically to upvote this :)
I do educational recordings that can be up to an hour long and puppeteering after the fact makes my workstream really difficult. I already go in and trim out fluff before bringing in sound...I'd love to just bring in the whole reference video and have mouth, head, and arms calculated off of it!
@kiki - which solution are you voting for? I have a big project coming up that is an hour long and I want to make sure I approach this the right way.
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