What is Perception Neuron?

What is Perception Neuron?

Those new to motion capture have one common question when working with Noitom’s team of experts, “What is Perception Neuron?

Our best answer to this inquiry is: Perception Neuron is like a keyboard for the body. By putting sensors on the body, we are able to translate human motions into digital data that can be interpreted and utilized for film special effects, animation, ergonomics, gaming and sports injury prevention.  

Our user-friendly, affordable equipment can be customized for any project, large or small, making good on our mission #MOCAPFORALL that removes expensive price points as a barrier for innovative creators. Noitom’s motion capture systems are as unique and personalized as the artistic creations they bring to life and there are several options from which creators can choose, based on their specific needs and budget.

Perception Neuron started back in 2014 with the original Perception Neuron 32. Trusted by over 1300 backers on Kickstarter we delivered on the worlds most affordable and accessible motion capture system. While much has changed since the first iteration of our motion capture system, the mission remains the same. Below are some of the latest solutions being used by creators around the world. 

Perception Neuron 32

Perception Neuron 3 is the smallest self-sufficient motion capture sensor on the market and works on a proprietary 2.4Ghz protocol, delivering connected content with latency no greater than 20ms even when teams are working remotely. This humanoid motion capture system gives users access to free software, plugins, and SDKs. Perception Neuron 3 eliminates the need for fixed installations and puts affordable, portable technology directly in the hands of creators.  

Perception Neuron Studio features industry-leading sensor technology and revolutionary sensor algorithms, giving users limitless potential to take their motion capture to the next level. As the flagship solution in the Perception Neuron family - Perception Neuron Studio offers 6 hours of battery life, up to 240 FPS, time-code integration, dual accelerometers and more. All features and requirements of the ever-growing real-time production pipeline.  


NoitomVPS is a first of its kind turn-key virtual production solution. Built as an affordable and easy to use solution, NoitomVPS allows clients to scale projects up or down based on their needs. Utilizing the technology’s true hybrid capabilities, clients benefit from the combination of inertial and optical data with our custom data fusion algorithm. 

Starting at $50,000, NoitomVPS is the only solution offering users the freedom and comfort of a pure inertial system as well as the millimeter accuracy of an optical system with our hybrid tracking. The existing virtual production infrastructure from Unreal allows NoitomVPS to provide a blueprint-based approach to all projects. NoitomVPS allows users to easily change from a purely virtual production to an XR shoot or to focus entirely on camera tracking. 


Learn more about Noitom’s full product offering on our website and find the right motion capture system to bring your dreams to life. 

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