NVIDIA has given us a glimpse of the future of CG, and it’s called Faceworks. In the video, you’ll see Jen-Hsun Huang, NVIDIA’s CEO, showcasing a man called Ira being created in real-time with numerous lighting effects showing off all the detail even down to the pores in his skin and the wrinkles in his forehead. Continue reading for more.
Here’s what Huang has to say: “To create ‘Ira’ we partnered with Dr. Paul Debevec of the Institute for Creative Technology (ICT) at the University of Southern California. He and his team have been building next-generation systems that can capture facial data to within a tenth of a millimeter without the need for special make-up, awkward markers or specialized cameras.”