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This new technique presents a character that may have made its way successfully across the 'uncanny valley.' Are synthespians far behind? (Read
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|"Now if only the designers can figure out what a real person looks like, this might actually work. In a related video you posted a couple of weeks ago, I noticed a similar phenomenon. The woman looked too artificial, not the movement, but the facial structure. It was too idealized, too hollywood. I hate to say it, but too Angelina Jolie. Still, this is pretty spectacular.
(Zac Hunter 8/19/2008 11:39:35 AM)
|"The motion capture is excellent, but the face itself looks just as plastic as any other 3D cartoon. This is still on the fake side of the uncanny valley, they'll have to get into the zombie zone before they can come back out on the other end."
(foo bar 8/21/2008 12:48:53 AM)
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