Xsens Indie Program
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Production-grade motion capture technology, for indie developers and young studios

The Xsens Indie program is designed to support up-and-coming talent, making it easier to access Hollywood-grade motion capture on a budget. It provides indies, young studios, and game developers with a more affordable way to bring projects to life, without having to compromise on quality.

Grow your business by creating realistic content on the fly and enhancing the agility of your production, all while maximizing the time and talents of your team.

The Program

Xsens’ Indie Program is here to equip you with the same triple-A quality tools used in the industry, at an entry-level budget. It provides you, the creator, with a jump start by enabling you to integrate the Xsens MVN motion capture into your pipeline.

Your software subscription of MVN Animate Pro adapts according to the growth of your business in subsequent years, resulting in huge savings across the board.

The program is available to you if you meet the following criteria:

- New Xsens customer
- Registered company (CoC, VATno)
- Revenue over last fiscal year is no more than $550,000 (€500.000)

All of the above criteria need to be met in order to apply for the Indie Program.
 
Xsens Hardware & Software

The Xsens Indie Program enables a more affordable way to integrate the Xsens MVN motion capture into your pipeline. Next to the hardware, you will need Xsens’ MVN Animate software. Your MVN Animate Pro software subscription adapts according to the growth of your business in subsequent years.

Indie Program Hardware

Choosing between MVN Link and MVN Awinda depends on your goal with motion capture. For further inspiration, here is an overview you can use to pick the best hardware for your situation:

MVN Link
Includes one lycra suit and license dongle
Xsens MVN Awinda
Includes one full-body strap set
- For high-impact mocap shoots, like rough fights - When you have several actors using the same setup
- Large groups of motion capture (with OBR) - Ideal for regular motions, nothing too rough
- When using positional aiding (GPS/HTV Vive) - Can be worn over your regular clothing
- When you need a large range (up to 150 m) - The range is up to 50 m
- When you need high framerates (240 Hz) - Maximum of 60 Hz framerate
- Ultra-low latency of 20 ms - Low latency of 30 ms

 

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MVN Awinda Starter

The MVN Awinda Starter is not available for the Indie Program. You can find more information about the MVN Awinda Starter in this blog.

Pricing

Please apply for the Indie Program by filling out the information on the next page. We will discuss a tailored setup depending on your pipeline. This can range from USD 10k - 15k for the first year.

 

Indie Program Software

Your software subscription to MVN Animate Pro adapts according to the growth of your business in subsequent years*.

Being part of the Indie Program is for a maximum of three years (two renewals).

 

MVN Animate Pro Subscription
First year   ~75% discount
Second year Yes, we are still 'Indie' ~50% discount
No, we are no longer 'Indie' No discount
Third year Yes, we are still 'Indie' ~25% discount
No, we are no longer 'Indie' No discount

 

* You can upgrade or downgrade your subscription after your first year.