A came across this quite nifty tool to directly capture/record any transforms of an object in the viewport without messing with device capture or mouse range remapping.
Also great for realistic camera anims.https://vimeo.com/147971266
Seems that there is a rig specifically designed for puppeteering if there is desire or curiosity, so if there's a couple of responses here I'll send him an email pointing to this page.
Here a the link to the tool's page, http://hgltool.com/DirectTrans.html
but I found the MS translation
of the original japenese page a bit more readable.
Human body (2)
(4) car RIG
01: DirectTrans features
This tool is a tool Softimage hand motion create a speed keyframe.
You can create animation including the timing becomes animation do the thing you DirectTrans so in a short period of time.
Developed under the concept and the tools to create a motion at the speed of thought.
02: how to use the DirectTrans
Select the object (1)
(2) press the Rec button and starts "real time capture".
(3) "real-time capture" running to freely manipulate the subject.
(4) "real-time capture' race at a Plot, press button.
03: more information
I suspect softimage7.5~softimage2014 is moving.
Free of charge (donations are welcome. ）
DirectTrans1.0.0.xsiaddon right click link to save
→ "main" install "file"-> "addons"-> "installation".
-How to start
"Main"-> "view"-> will launch a "DirectTrans toolbar" from the "toolbar".
Or Animate module-> [tools] → starts directly from the device.
It is more convenient because you can start with one-button device driver in the standard feature of SOFTIMAGE, burn key features, is the "DirectTrans" setting is required, including the management of.
We can accommodate various animations in conjunction with constraints and ICE and use.
I want to release future there is enough response, DirectTrans a great rig.
SoftImage is closed, so there is now, I'm starting point now.
Bought new licenses of MAYA wiht softimage2016 and...
Aiming for softimage can be used permanently in the struggle.