Digital Imagery Research and Development Center (CDRIN)

Cégep de Matane, Matane, Québec
What the facility does

Smartly valuing and innovating in the fields of entertainment, health 4.0 and educational technologies

Areas of expertise

CDRIN conducts digital-imaging research and technology transfers with small, medium-sized and large companies, particularly in the areas of motion capture and augmented reality. It also addresses the need for skills and workforce development in this constantly evolving sector. CDRIN  specializes in motion capture, 2D and 3D animation, special effects (VFX), video games, mobile applications, 3D digitization.

Research services
  • 3D design and rapid prototyping
  • Automation
  • Concept ideation, validation and design review
  • Consumer focus groups
  • Corporate on-site and in-house training
  • Cost avoidance
  • Customized technology demonstrations
  • Design services
  • Field trials/simulation
  • Interactive workshops
  • Literature reviews
  • Manufacturing process design and development
  • Open houses - facility and personnel
  • Process optimization
  • Product design and development
  • Project management
  • Regulatory guidance
  • Rental of space and equipment
  • Retail product label and packaging review
  • Reverse engineering
  • Sample analysis and testing
  • Workflow consultation
  • Technology validation and transfer
Sectors of application
  • Arts and cultural industries
  • Information and communication technologies and media


Vicon T160 system, featuring 72 16-megapixel cameras

Vicon Bonita 3 system, featuring 8 0.3-megapixel cameras

2 wireless virtual cameras for cinematography of motion capture scenes

BlackTrax development set, featuring 4 OptiTrack Flex 3 USB cameras

Motion capture system without markers

Organic motion system, featuring 18 video cameras

SPS 1000 radio-frequency positioning system by Quattriuum 

Gypsy 7 exoskeleton by Animazoo

IGS-190™ inertial gyroscope system from Animazoo, using 19 IMUs

Perception Neuron® motion capture system

Leap Motion

Thalmic Labs Myo

Viuscan 3D laser by Creaform

Photogrammetry system featuring Canon DSLR cameras and Raspberry Pi

2 Microsoft Kinect Xbox One Sensors

Asus Xtion PRO LIVE Sensor

Carmine Prime Sense sensor