Tuesday, August 1, 2017

This video shows the eerie perfection of real-time facial expression copying

A group of developers have managed to create a VR technology that let’s you put your expression on someone else’s face. It’s called Face VR and it’s a method for gaze-aware real-time facial reenactment in virtual reality — basically a way to imitate live facial expression in VR. https://files.slack.com/files-pri/T024FJSJE-F6FV2HK4Z/_s_etech.mp4 The team behind Face VR is comprised of researchers from several different German universities. The new tech, which builds on work the team debuted last year, will be shown off at the SIGGRAPH event this week. This technology relies on custom algorithms to process tiny movements, including eyeball and eyelid movements. What makes…

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