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Animazoo’s Gypsy Animates Dubai's Favourite Avatar

Brings animated national mascot, Modhesh to live television for the first time (July 06, 2005)

Animazoo are using their Gypsy real time motion capture systems to add magic to summer in Dubai this week, bringing the animated national mascot, Modhesh to live television for the first time.

Driven in real time by a Gypsy 4, the omnipresent smiley character appears to a daily audience of one million. Modhesh is the face of Dubai Summer Surprises; a large scale series of children’s entertainment events, spread across the city.

The daily one hour programme, ‘Modhesh World’ is broadcast on Dubai TV, live every day from Fun City, the heart of Summer Surprises at the Dubai World Trade Centre for the next 2 months.

“We spent twelve months researching the market and finding the right equipment. Many can provide real time animation but we chose Animazoo because it’s their expertise – they got all our pipelines up and running in no time,” said Managing Director of 2Digital Advertizing, Ali Khairaddin. “The support was fantastic. Who else would send their chief engineer for 20-hour a day support over seven days?” he said.

The event and programming runs from 22nd June to 2nd September 2005. For more information see

About Animazoo - The future of motion capture.
Established in 1993, Animazoo manufacture the world famous Gypsy motion capture systems. Based in Brighton, with an international network of dealers and distributors, Animazoo has years of experience working in creative, academic and corporate markets.

Gypsy systems are used in computer animation, film and live performance; as well as in research and design applications.

Our client list includes some of the world’s most prestigious universities - Warwick, Glasgow Caledonian, Yale and MIT; game developers, broadcasters and industry – Kuju Entertainment, the BBC, Suzuki and the Toyota Motor Corporation.

For more information about Animazoo, visit: or contact +44 (0) 1273 234 686, or email [email protected].


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