Akin to classic wooden articulated mannequins used by artists, the Qumarion 3D modeling mannequin is designed to allow CG artists to quickly pose 3D characters. Developed as part of a joint venture between the University of Electro-Communications’ ViVienne and the University of Tsukuba’s SoftEther the Qumarion model features a USB connection with 120 frames per second sample rate using 32 sensors across 16 body joints. Sounds like the Qumarion Posable Mannequin might be available as early as this summer for $750.

VIA engadget