Facial Tracking Mapping

We have seen the future of Halloween costumes, and they may all include a built-in projector. A team of digital designers have created Omote to show that living makeup – a breathing, moving human being’s face – can be transformed into just about anything or anyone. Designer Asai wanted created his own version of the traditional Japanese Noh masks worn by theatrical actors with with a twist. First, he laser-scanned his model’s face and created a 3D mesh, which forms the basis for the projection map. Next, motion-tracking dots were placed onto the model’s face to create digital makeup that moves with the person, never fading or losing its structure. Click here to view the first image in today’s viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of six extreme video game weapons made into real boomerangs.