Faceware Technologies & Cloud Imperium Games Put Your Ugly Mug On Your In Game Character
Star Citizen, the game in an infinite development cycle. But add another feature to the list – Cloud Imperium Games has teamed up with Faceware Technologies to provide real time performance capture to be applied to the in game avatars of the players.
“This is the first time any game has used this kind of technology to detect and stream the facial movements of players in real-time, and I believe it’s a revolutionary step in gaming,” said Chris Roberts, chairman and CEO of Cloud Imperium Games. “For the first time we’ll be able to deliver the full range of human emotion, not just voice. Our players’ facial expressions will be translated onto their avatars’ face. Combine that with a player’s voice correctly positioned in the virtual world, and you have the most lifelike player-to-player communication ever.”
I think this is an awesome feature for any MMO and the ability to communicate with other players in real time will allow for some memorable moments. And I’m sure epic trolling too.
Faceware was founded in 2012 and their tech has been used in a variety of media for companies that include Double Negative, Digital Domain, Blue Studios, Microsoft, and many more.
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