Image Metrics Introduces Faceware 3.0
Faceware 3.0 incorporates several new features to ensure creative consistency within animation teams, and to increase productivity and ease of use.
A full version of the software is available to download at www.Image-Metrics.com, including assets for free evaluation.
Faceware 3.0 uses a marker-less video analysis technology and artist-driven performance transfer tool set to deliver ultra-high-fidelity, believable facial animation in a fraction of the time of traditional and alternate methods. Faceware offers studios creative flexibility, empowering them to handle creative decisions and iterations in-house.
New features include:
Auto-Pose: Automatic pose suggestion quickly shows artists the most extreme and physically different video performance frames that should be added as relationship poses.
Shared Pose Database: Increase efficiency and consistency with a shared pose database allowing lead animators to establish a character's 'feel' prior to the animation process.
Curve Refinement: New curve refinement tools allow animators to take results output from the retargeting stage and adjust them to suit the intended usage.