How to Create Custom Poses (DOC-5035)

This document will take you through the steps of setting custom poses in Hand Engine version 1.1.1 or higher.


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  • Operating System: Windows 10

Creating Custom Poses

  1. Launch Hand Engine, connect your glove(s), and load your existing Performer and Profile. Then, click on the Calibrate Express button (under Quick Calibration).

  2. Try to replicate your desired pose as close as possible, then turn the switch in the hand viewport to Pose.



  3. In the Pose Library section, click on Create Folder. then name your new folder as preferred.


  4. Select your new folder and click on Add Pose, then name the new pose as preferred.


  5. You can modify the newly created pose by clicking on it again, then choosing what knuckle you would like to edit from the Edit Pose button on the right side of the UI.

    You can change the Position and Rotation of that particular knuckle in the OBJECT tab.

    You can also use the gizmo from the hand display to translate.

    Once you are done editing it, click on Update Pose to save the changes.


  6. You are now ready to calibrate the new pose to your profile.

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Revision Summary






Updated images for HE 1.4



Updated workflow to use the Express Mode instead of Blend Mode



Initial Version.