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Chinese company develops sensorless motion capture technology

YunBo lets people at home stream moves into increasingly popular virtual idols

YunBo started developing its motion capture technology in 2017 to reduce the burden on producers of computer graphics. (Photo courtesy of YunBo)

BEIJING -- YunBo, a Chinese company that has developed a sensorless motion capture technology, is now in the spotlight amid the growing popularity of virtual idols.

YunBo's technology does not require people to wear inertial sensors or markers. Images taken with ordinary cameras are analyzed using artificial intelligence to accurately record body movements and reproduce even finger motions and facial expressions.

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