Animating characters in 3D isn’t really a breeze and giving each of these realistic movements that are pleasant to the eye does take a lot of back-breaking labour. Making 3D animation a tad easier, Japan’s University of Tsukuba and the University of Electro-communications has come up with this foot tall mannequin model called the Qumarion. Similar to the usual action figure you’d have propped up in your man-cave, the Qumarion sports 16 joints, 32 sensors and an uncanny ability of...

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