Faceware™ Facial Animation Pipeline
The Faceware™ product line is a start-to-finish facial animation camera based motion capture software suite built to fill the needs of the entertainment industry. Incredibly powerful and versatile, Faceware™ fits directly into your existing animation pipeline and allows you to transfer a video performance of an actor to any facial rig, increasing fidelity, realism, and efficiency within your workflow while driving down production costs.
Faceware’s Head Mounted Camera System™ (HMCS) is designed to provide facial capture footage optimized for Faceware’s software suite. The HMCS is beneficial to anyone needing to quickly create quality animation from an actor’s true performance. Our headcam has 7 years of development and is currently in its 6th generation. Our modular system works on any set, anywhere in the world. … Read More
Faceware Analyzer™ takes in a video file of a facial performance and produces an IMPD file that is used to animate in Retargeter. The video can come from our Head Mounted Cameras or any other camera source and does not require markers on the face. Analyzer works through the combination of simple user input on the front-end, and complex computer vision algorithms on the back-end. … Read More
Faceware Retargeter™ provides studios the creative animation tools necessary to transfer a video performance of an actor to any facial rig, increasing fidelity, realism, and efficiency within your pipeline while driving down production costs. The software utilizes a pose-based, performance-driven technology allowing high-quality facial animation to be created in less time than competing methods. … Read More