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The Motion Capture Software Developers industry comprises operators that are primarily engaged in developing software used in the process of recording movement of objects or people. Over the five years to 2017, the Motion Capture Software Industry has experienced increased revenue growth as advancements in complimentary industries, high innovations and strong demand from downstream industries have supported growth. Software programs are being used by an increasing number of companies and industries, including film and video production, gaming, engineering, medicine and research and development...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 12-17
9.0%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
3,361
Businesses
71
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Video game developers represent the largest market for the industry
  • Motion capture is increasingly being used in film, better known in the industry as performance capture
  • Motion capture software is expected to continue becoming more precise
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    Similar to the broader software sector, the industry is technologically intensive and clusters around regional technology hubs. Those employed at motion capture companies often come from top universities; thus, companies with locations near the campuses of the best universities and in attractive locations are better positioned to compete for the best software programmers. This is particularly important in the emergent motion capture field, in which product innovation and design are of utmost importance.California, Texas, Massachusetts and New York house a greater percentage of the Software Publishing industry's employees and establishments than other states. Cal...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Motion Capture Software Developers Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Motion Capture Software Developers Industry are

  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Development of new products
  • Effective product promotion
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Private investment in computers and software and Corporate profit in the Motion Capture Software Developers industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Motion Capture Software Developers Industry?

    The industry includes operators that develop software used in the process of recording movement of one or more objects or persons.

    Industry Products
  • Optical motion capture systems
  • Mechanical motion capture systems
  • Magnetic motion capture systems
  • Other motion capture systems
  • Industry Activities
  • Develop software for facial motion capture
  • Develop software for performance capture
  • Develop software for editing, 3-dimensional modeling and animation
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Private investment in computers and software
  • Corporate profit
  • Demand from movie and video production
  • Demand from video games
  • Demand from scientific research and development
  • Demand from television production

  • Current Performance
  • A dynamic market
  • A constantly changing industry
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Technological advances
  • Research and democratization
  • Table: Motion Capture Software Developers Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Motion Capture Software Developers Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Movie & Video Production
  • Scientific Research & Development
  • Video Game Software Publishing
  • Biotechnology

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer Manufacturing
  • Data Processing & Hosting Services
  • Intellectual Property Licensing
  • Operating Systems & Productivity Software Publishing

  • Products & Services
  • Optical motion capture systems
  • Mechanical motion capture systems
  • Magnetic motion capture systems
  • Other motion capture systems
  • Chart: Motion Capture Software Developers Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Video game development
  • Film
  • Life science research
  • Video and live entertainment
  • Engineering and robotics
  • Other research and development
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Motion Capture Software Developers Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases, research and development
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Motion Capture Software Developers

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Motion Capture Software Developers Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Motion Capture Software Developers Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Motion Capture Software Developers Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Private investment in computers and software (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Magnetic Motion Capture
  • Systems that use sensors placed on a subject to measure the low-frequency magnetic field generated by a transmitter source.
  • Mechanical Motion Capture
  • Systems that rely on outfitted metal pieces, suits or exoskeletons that are populated with sensors.
  • Motion Capture
  • The process of recording a live motion event and translating it into data that allows for a 3D recreation of the performance and alterations.
  • Open-Source Software (Oss)
  • Computer software distributed under a licensing arrangement and that allows computer codes to be shared, viewed and modified by other users and by organizations.
  • Optical Motion Capture
  • Systems that rely on several synchronized cameras to triangulate the position of an actor or object in motion.
  • Video Game Console
  • An interactive entertainment computer or modified computer system that produces a video display signal that can be used with a display device (a television, monitor, etc.) to display a video game.
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