Motion Capture Marker Naming

This article describes the naming convention for the facial motion capture markers as they are brought into mocap data processing applications. Please also refer to the animation control set and facial mocap marker placement for more information on motion capture markers.


Table of contents

Soft Tissue Controls

Forehead Region Controls

  • (01) Outer Left Brow
  • (02) Inner Left Brow
  • (03) Outer Right Brow
  • (04) Inner Right Brow

Eye Region Controls

  • (05) Upper Left Eyelid
  • (06) Lower Left Eyelid
  • (07) Upper Right Eyelid
  • (08) Lower Right Eyelid
  • (09) Left Eye Bag
  • (10) Right Eye Bag

Nose Region Controls

  • (11) Tip of Nose
  • (12) Left Nostril Flare
  • (13) Right Nostril Flare
  • (14) Left Nostril Position
  • (15) Right Nostril Position

Cheek & Ear Region Controls

  • (16) Left Cheek Puffing
  • (17) Right Cheek Puffing
  • (18) Left Ear
  • (19) Right Ear

Mouth Region Controls

  • (20) Left Mouth Corner
  • (21) Right Mouth Corner
  • (22) Middle Upper Lip
  • (23) Middle Lower Lip
  • (24) Left Upper Lip
  • (25) Left Lower Lip
  • (26) Right Upper Lip
  • (27) Right Lower Lip
  • (28) Chin Pout

Neck Region Controls

  • (29) Jaw (tip of chin)
  • (30) Left Neck Tendon
  • (31) Right Neck Tendon
  • (32) Adam's Apple


Traditional Rigging Controls

  • Jaw Bone
  • Tongue Rig
  • Spine Rig: Face Robot inserts a fully poseable multi-vertebra spine into the head during the head model preparation phase.

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