Students can create their own highly detailed faces for free courtesy of an educational program rolled out by Faceware Technologies. They are a leading provider of 3D facial animation software and hardware for the video game, film, television and commercial industries, today announced that it is rolling out its Educational Program to educational institutions around the world.
“Creating detailed and convincing animated facial performances is arguably one of the toughest challenges any animator faces in the 3d world,” said Ron Ryder, CEO of Faceware Technologies.
“With our new Educational Program, schools will have the ability to train student animators in this cutting-edge form of animation with our industry leading tools prior to launching graduates into a fast-paced production environment.”
The technology allows for high-quality facial animation: video performance capture, performance analysis, and facial animation creation. The analyzer and retargeter software is available for free while there’s a processing fee for studios and commercial clients.
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