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Why use motion capture?

It has long been recognized that pitching is a complex movement that involves rotations in several planes, making it hard to impossible to accurately asses a pitcher’s movement with 2D systems such as video cameras. In addition to the complexity of the movement, elite pitchers may reach hand and ball speeds well above 80 mph and shoulder internal rotation velocities above 5000 degrees/second, demanding fast capture rates and short exposure times.

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Accurately capture Baseball motion with Qualisys 3D technology

Motion capture combines the views of multiple cameras to track the three-dimensional movement of markers that are placed on the athlete’s body or equipment. Qualisys cameras operate at up to 1100 Hz at full field of view so you can be sure that you don’t miss any subtle details of the athletes’s movement.

Learn how BYoung Biomechanics are improving pitching performance

Biomechanics using Visual3D

Visual3D is tightly integrated with the automation framework in QTM. It provides an extensive biomechanical toolbox and is used in almost all of our analysis modules.

Automatic Identification of Markers (AIM)

Easily identify markers regardless of marker set. Just define your model, feed it with sample motion data and you are ready to go.

Interactive web reports

Generate an online report with all relevant results and findings. Create a private link to share the report.

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Streamlined analysis or a flexible research setup – the choice is yours

We will help you to find the solutions for your specific application. Define your own analysis workflow or opt for the Baseball Module, a proven and streamlined solution for biomechanical picthing analysis.

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Analysis Module

If you choose the Baseball module, it includes everything that you need to perform biomechanical pitching analysis, whether it is for research, education or as a business for paying clients.

We teamed up with partners such as B Young Physical Therapy to generate the output variables that pitchers and their coaches are looking for while maintaining scientific rigour in all calculations. Results are presented in a comprehensive web report.

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