CAPTURE HUMAN MOTION–AT POPULATION SCALE 

The Future is Markerless 

At DARI, we wanted to take objective, whole-body biomechanical analysis out of the lab and into the real world. So, we developed a system that captures comprehensive biomechanics at the fidelity of marker-based systems, in a fraction of the time. 

The DARI Difference

Zero markers, zero setup time–the future is markerless 

Marker-based motion analysis requires up to 45 minutes of marker placement for every session. This makes it difficult for motion analysis to fit in the day-to-day work of wellness providers and trainers. DARI uses an eight-camera markerless motion capture system to acquire an accurate skeletal model instantly, so analysis begins the moment a subject steps into the capture space.

  • Easy collection. Precise data capture that fits your workflow.
  • Time efficient. Complete a full analysis in under five minutes.
  • Collect at population scale. Scan 50 to 100 people per-day, per-system, depending upon analysis type.
  • Real-time data collection. No cumbersome setup or post-processing is required.
 

Track Changes Over Time With Sub-millimeter Accuracy 

We engineered our markerless system to track at sub-millimeter accuracy between sessions. Our technology can reliably show changes to the movement system over time.

Most other markerless systems use a single consumer-grade depth camera originally developed for console gaming. These lack accuracy, capture a limited amount of the body, and can’t capture explosive, high-speed motions at their native 30 hz framerate. DARI uses eight high-speed cameras placed around the subject and a state-of-the-art computer-vision engine to collect whole-body data–including the fastest motions.

Traditional motion labs require manual application of reflective markers on the body, causing up to 20% marker-placement error between sessions. Marker-based systems can not accurately track biomechanical data over time.

 

Take A Biomechanics Lab With You–Anywhere 

DARI is completely portable using optional accessories, and works in almost any indoor environment. We track:

  • 21 bone segments, nine joints, with six-degrees of freedom
  • Kinematics and kinetics in all planes
  • Range of motion
  • Joint torques
  • Internal/external rotation at the hip
  • Shoulder ab-duction
  • Anterior/posterior coronal deviation
  • Neuromuscular engagement, center of mass sway in all planes
  • All joints in space

Capture Whole Body Kinematics And Kinetics–Without Force Plates 

Traditional motion labs use cumbersome floor-mounted pressure plates to measure the forces generated by the body. These require frequent calibration, and restrict the subject’s movement to a limited area. DARI’s patented, 3rd-party validated kinetic capture collects kinetics without force plates. That means DARI can measure joint torques, ground reaction forces, and other force measurements without restricting the subject’s natural movement.

Download 3rd-Party Validation

Big Data Analytics published a independent study, “Validation of a Motion Capture System for Deriving Accurate Ground Forces without a Force Plate.” To read their research, enter your name and email address below to receive a PDF.

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