Motion Capture Lab

Swarm Robot in the Motion Capture Lab.

Inside the SMART Motion Capture Lab, students create a simulated environment to demonstrate how autonomous air and ground robots can work together.

Photo: Douglas Levere

About the Motion Capture Lab

The 1500 sqft SMART Motion Lab is a multipurpose, rapidly reconfigurable facility for small scale production / manufacturing, experiential learning opportunities, and as an authentic test environment for robotics and advanced manufacturing technologies.  Equipped with a 250 ft observation deck, this high bay facility provides an authentic manufacturing environment with the added capability of observing and recording activities in the space.

Who is this facility open to?

Faculty • Staff • Students • Researchers at other academic institutions • Government and industry


126 Bonner Hall, North Campus

Ken English
Deputy Director, SMART Community of Excellence
Phone: (716) 645-2683

Vicon Vantage V8 and Vero v2.2 Optical Motion Capture System

  • The Vicon Vantage V8 and Vero v2.2 optical capture cameras operate at 8.0 and 2.2 megapixel resolution up to 250 and 330 frames per second respectively
  • Better suited for dynamic movement capture of multiple autonomous rigid body object tracking
  • Higher resolution capability of the V8 cameras allows for better tracking of small markers placed close together on rigid bodies
  • Wide field of view capability with a 70 and 86 degree lens and IR strobe field of view capability respectively

Make a reservation

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