Artanim is a Swiss research institute specialized in motion capture technologies. Projects conducted by Artanim target two strategic axes of research. The first axis develops virtual and augmented reality applications with a focus on real time interaction and using cutting edge motion capture and 3D body scanning technologies. The second axis is medical research where motion capture combined with 3D medical imaging is used to better understand human joint structures and to improve diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. Artanim also provides motion capture services for the creation of 3D animated movies, video games and (live) performances.