If the characters in your gaming experience haunt your mind, visit you in your nightmare and cause you to stay awake with your lights on – we’re thrilled to be a part of that digital fright!
Faceware software, allows gaming developers to achieve higher quality animation at unprecedented turnarounds, taking your gaming into the next level of realism. Here’s a quick summation of how the software works to create those characters you love, and love to hate!
- Analyzer is ultra high-fidelity, marker-less facial motion tracking software. It converts video of an actor’s facial performance into facial motion tracking data that is used in Faceware Retargeter to create high-quality facial animation.
- Retargeter is a plug-in to Maya, MotionBuilder, and 3DS Max that applies the facial motion capture data from Analyzer to a character. It allows you to take the high-fidelity tracking data you’ve acquired in Analyzer and retarget it into animation.
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