Today's impressive motion capture technology couldn't exist without the work done in the 1970s and 80s. One such example is the CODA, demonstrated here in 1983.
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Leonard Maunder gave the 1983 Christmas Lectures "Machines in Motion" about motion on all scales - from atoms to locomotives to spaceships.
The sixth lecture is about biomechanics - how living creatures use their bones, muscles and ligaments to move about.
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