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Reallusion and Faceware Launch Faceware Realtime

Application creates real-time facial motion capture and recording without markers using a webcam.

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Reallusion and Faceware Technologies announce a new way to achieve pro-quality facial capture with iClone 7 and Faceware Realtime for iClone.

Reallusion’s partnership with Faceware enables iClone 7 to achieve real-time facial motion capture and recording. This will empower indies and studios of all levels, giving them access to facial motion capture tools that are fast, accurate and marker less -- all from a PC webcam.

Faceware Realtime for iClone is a professional quality real-time facial tracking software designed to give iClone users a simple, cost-effective and powerful tool for animating character’s faces. Use a capable webcam to live mocap or a pre-recorded image sequence to drive natural human facial expressions and head movement. To fully use Faceware’s 42 facial tracking Face ID, iClone 7 now has 60 Facial Morphs.

“Faces are one of the hardest parts of the human body to animate, but with iClone 7 and Faceware Realtime for iClone, the process is now drastically easier for iClone users and those just getting started in the profession,” said Peter Busch, vice president of business development at Faceware Technologies. “The package is packed with powerful, yet intuitive, features that will enable animators at every level to produce some really great facial animation. We can’t wait to see what iClone users create.”

A free trial of Faceware Realtime for iClone is available at

In addition to iClone 7 and Realtime for iClone, you will also need the Facial Mocap plugin for iClone 7, developed by Reallusion. With these you’ll be creating realtime facial animation in record time.

Source: Reallusion and Faceware

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