From the same company that brought you Stuntman 2’s in-game cinematics and Smallville’s x-ray effects — Pendulum Studios — is this incredible facial animation tech demo. Continue reading to see more.

Overview

Called Alter Ego, this software basically takes advantage of blend shapes to copy facial idiosyncrasies and produce emotive life-like 3D character animations. Its flexibility allows for the software to be used in real-time game cinematics, pre-rendered projects, and even game trailers.

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