YouTube: AMD Powers Lifelike Animation
August 21, 2008 Leave a comment
With the technology demonstrated in this video, I’m thinking that visualization has taken a major step forward.
“The woman above is not real. I mean, she was real once, when real actress Emily O’Brien provided Image Metrics (you know their work from GTAIV) with 35 facial poses in front of a pair of digital cameras. From there, O’Brien was dismissed so the animators could go to work. Apparently “ninety per cent of the work is convincing people that the eyes are real.” And the results—while not always perfect—are pretty extraordinary.” Full Story
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