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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Your Expressions on Your Avatar with Oculus Rift

Oculus Can Map Your Real-Life Expressions Onto Your Avatar

Katie Collins | May 21, 2015

At some point you have probably created a virtual visualisation of yourself on the internet, but however much your Xbox avatar or MyIdol app character looks like you, it's highly unlikely that it will move like you too.
All that could be set to change thanks to researchers at the University of Southern California and Facebook's Oculus division, who have devised a method to record facial expression using the virtual reality headset and transpose them onto a virtual character.

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