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Darpa Future Soldier

Maya Character Animation

This is a character animation I did in Maya. The animation was done for The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) and integrated into a proposal seeking funding for an ambitious development program that would eventually see the deployment of autonomous casualty retrieval and surgical robots that will accompany US troops in future urban combat environments.

The portions I worked on were:

  • Optimizing the human character models for rigging
  • Rigging the human characters
  • Skeletal deformation for the human characters
  • Animating the human characters

The robot animation, surgery animation, texturing and rendering were done by Robert Cole.