Lifemode boosts Facial Animation Technology
- Lifemode Interactive has recently launched LifestudioHead 2.7, an upgraded version of the company's facial animation software. The facial animation software provides the tools to create and animate realistic human characters based on standard templates and apply automated lip-synch. This package allows creating business presentations, tutorials, web graphics, etc. Lifestudio:Head come's in three different version 1)Editor 2) Artists 3) Pro .The models created in LS:HEAD can be exported to 3ds Max or Maya for integrating with character bodies and rendering the resulting scene.LifeMode Interactive will also launch its new product Lifestudio:Lipsync which is is an automatic lip-synching plug-in tool and can be used within the Maya package to save time for animating speaking characters. The pipeline is very straightforward: the plug-in prepares lip-synch data according to a record of speech. These data can be used as an input to a deformer of user’s choice that affects the character face mesh: it may be blend shapes, driven keys, etc. Scripts may be effectively used thanks to a simple data structure.
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