+ Softimage Co., a subsidiary of Avid Technology, Inc., today announced the availability of its 3D character facial animation technology, SOFTIMAGE® Face Robot® 1.9. SOFTIMAGE Face Robot enables professional 3D artists to create realistic human character facial animations quickly and easily, eliminating complex technical rigging steps. SOFTIMAGE Face Robot 1.9 is a complete technology that can scale to meet the needs of facilities varying in size and scope of project or game title. SOFTIMAGE Face Robot 1.9 introduces a new Autodesk® Maya® exporter that facilitates moving completed facial rigs and animation data from Face Robot into Maya. The interoperative workflow enhances pipeline export and custom data exchange, allowing artists to integrate facial rigs created in Face Robot into pipelines built on SOFTIMAGEXSI® software, Autodesk Maya software, or between any other professional 3D animation software packages. SOFTIMAGE Face Robot 1.9 introduces a new export system for Autodesk Maya software that allows artists to create a shape-based version of Face Robot deformers, and move it directly into Maya. For more information, please visit - Click here
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