Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Image Metrics: Crossing the Uncanny Valley in Style

So this isn't really directly audio related, but anytime we make headway crossing the uncanny valley it's news. It basically means we're another step closer to replacing actors with photo realistic cg clones. Attack of the pod people!

What's so exciting/scary about Image Metrics is they seem to have developed a method of motion capture that doesn't involve sticking little balls and sensors all over a performer.

Here's Emily O'Brien from Image Metrics to discuss some of the advancements made.


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