The CHOPS Flash Video Archives

Welcome to our archive of streaming video clips - produced in previous years as examples of our live
animation technology using the original Digital Puppeteer system with motion capture, prior to 2006.

Click on the pictures below to start playing the Flash Videos. If you are connected to the Web by dial-up, you may need to wait until the movie streams in completely, and then click on the picture below, a second time, to play it non-stop. DSL and broadband surfers should see the gray-striped player immediately.

If you click and don’t see anything in the window that opens up (after a few seconds), you need to install the latest Flash player. The Flash Player for your system can be obtained via the link at the bottom of this page. These clips are made for average quality, in order to load faster.

To the right, you can see Gary at the controls of the second version of the Digital Puppeteer, which used a Motion Analysis Face Tracker for lip sync and facial expressions.

“SUNNY” HIGHLIGHTS DDI BOOTH AT ORLANDO

Description: DDI requested a repeat performance, taking Brash to Orlando in June 2005, where he took over for three days at the ASTD annual conference and won a second Best of Show award, besides giving the DDI sales staff the edge they needed.

Size: 2.3M, Date: August 8, 2005

  • VirtuaLibby

    VIRTUALIBBY ENTERS MISS DIGITAL WORLD CONTEST

    Description: VirtuaLibby says hello in ten languages, in this short video that introduced her to the voters on the Miss Digital World website.

    Size: 1.2M, Date: November 23, 2004

  • Pritt

    PRITT, THE TALKING GLUE STICK

    Description: Brash Landau interviews Pritt, the Talking Glue Stick from Henkel, about his appearance at a major product launch that took place in South America

    Size: 5.2M, Date: September 10, 2004

  • CHOPS on Catalyst

    CHOPS ON THE CATALYST

    Description: Chops makes his debut on the Catalyst Video Projector DL-1 system at a demonstration with High End Systems held in June 2003 in Las Vegas.

    Size: 4.3M, Date: July 17, 2003

  • SyberSanta Logo

    SYBERSANTA SAYS HI FROM NORTH POLE

    Description: SyberSanta’s at home at the NP, getting ready for Christmas, when Rudolph comes by

    Size: 1.8M, Date: Dec. 6, 2002

  • CHOPS Opener

    CHOPS & THE DIGITAL PUPPETEER

    Description: CHOPS & other characters go by the screen in a trial program opener

    Size: 3.7M, Date: April 11, 2003

  • Motorcraft booth

    MOTORCRAFT MIKE HOLDS COURT

    Description: The art of tradeshow booth traffic building as shown by our Virtual Character CHOPS as Motorcraft Mike

    Size: 1.7M, Date: Nov. 25, 2002

  • Game Show Presenter

    SAMPLES FROM FACE-TO-FACE WITH CHOPS

    Description: A few seconds here and there from the new quiz show game, with the help of Game Show Presenter software

    Size: 2.7M, Date: Nov. 25, 2002

  • Baby G

    BABY G DISCOVERS FLIGHT

    Description: Baby G discovers the best thing about butterflies.

    Size: 1.6M, Date: Nov. 25, 2002

  • CHOPS logo

    CHOPS EXPLAINS HOW IT WORKS

    Description: Excerpt from Demo Tape, with CHOPS talking about Bubble Screen in the Bay Networks booth

    Size: 2M, Date: Dec. 2, 2002

  • CHOPS at Chase meeting

    CHOPS VISITS FROM FUTURE OF CHASE

    Description: Video from Chase Corporate Meeting, where CHOPS interacts with Joe Sponholtz from big screen

    Size: 3.3M, Date: Dec. 2, 2002

  • Fun Expo

    CHOPS’ VIRTUAL VAULT GETS LEADS

    Description: At Fun Expo, attendees try for $5,000 prize with help from CHOPS & Security Bob

    Size: 1.3M, Date: Dec. 2, 2002

  • CHOPS impersonator

    HEY ARNOLD, OR JOHN WAYNE OR CHOPS

    Description: At Altera’s meeting, you’ll hear CHOPS impersonating Arnold S. or John W., courtesy of Sean O’Kane

    Size: 1.4M, Date: Dec. 10, 2002

  • VirtuaLibby for Bluestar

    VIRTUALIBBY & W. HALL SERVE UP BLUESTAR

    Description: One highlight of SAP 2001 was the Bluestar booth, where our VirtuaLibby interacted with William Hall of Fratelli Bologna. (Performed by Barbara Clark.)

    Size: 3M, Date: Dec. 10, 2002

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Animation: Gary Jesch, Digital Puppeteer,
Post Production: Adobe Premiere 6, Visual Communicator Studio,
File Compression: Sorenson Squeeze for Flash MX

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