SAN JOSE, CA — Reallusion (www.reallusion.com) and Faceware Technologies, Inc. (www.facewaretech.com), have announced a new way to achieve pro-quality facial capture that quickens production time and speeds up character animation. Reallusion’s partnership with Faceware enables iClone 7 to achieve realtime facial motion capture and recording. This will empower indies and studios of all levels, giving them access to facial motion capture tools that are fast, accurate and marker less - all from a PC webcam.
Faceware Realtime for iClone is a professional quality realtime facial tracking software designed to give iClone users a simple, cost-effective, and powerful tool for animating character’s faces. Use a capable webcam to live mocap or a pre-recorded image sequence to drive natural human facial expressions and head movement. To fully utilize Faceware’s 42 facial tracking Face ID, iClone 7 now has 60 Facial Morphs.
“Faces are one of the hardest parts of the human body to animate, but with iClone 7 and Faceware Realtime for iClone, the process is now drastically easier for iClone users and those just getting started in the profession,” says Peter Busch, vice president of business development at Faceware Technologies. “The package is packed with powerful, yet intuitive, features that will enable animators at every level to produce some really great facial animation. We can’t wait to see what iClone users create.”
The $999 bundle includes iClone Facial Mocap Plug-in for Faceware and Faceware Realtime for iClone. It runs on the Windows platform.