Meta Motion, a provider of full-body, hand and facial motion capture solutions for the broadcast, visual effects, and entertainment industries, has introduce a budget version of its Gypsy 3 series of motion-capture systems. Costing just $9,995, Gypsy Jr offers an affordable way for content creators to streamline the creation of character animation and special effects, as well as content for games and the Internet. Onboard processing allows Gypsy Jr to connect to PC or laptop (Pentium 200 or faster) via serial cable making it suitable for on-location and studio work. It boasts a capture rate of up to 120fps, and an extremely low latency (time-lag), says Meta Motion. Gypsy Junior is also upgradeable to the company's full motion-capture system, Gypsy 3.0 and Gypsy 3W.