Tag: Motion Capture

Confirmed: Apple Acquired Faceshift, Maker Of 'Star Wars' Motion Capture Tech

Tech website TechCrunch confirmed on Tuesday that Apple has purchased Faceshift, the Swiss startup that provided motion capture technology for various games and movies including 'Star Wars.' Tech experts believe Apple would use the technology to create animated avatars for applications such as FaceTime.

Business November 26, 2015

Breakthrough In Motion Capture Creates Perfect CGI Skin

Researchers have figured out a way to capture exactly how skin stretches and deforms as it moves, enabling them to apply that data to computer-generated characters, making for much more realistic skin on digital characters.

Gadgets August 12, 2015

The Many Faces Of Andy Serkis: From Gollum To Snoke And Everything In Between

Andy Serkis' role in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' was just revealed to be a mo-cap character named Supreme Leader Snoke. Known for his performance motion work, here are the many faces of Andy Serkis.

Movies/TV Shows May 30, 2015

'Mass Effect 4' News: BioWare Posts Behind-The-Scenes Image Of The Game On Twitter

Video game developer BioWare recently posted a new image to its Twitter account showing behind the scenes motion capture work being done on the next game in their popular Mass Effect series. Unfortunately, we still don't have a release date.

Geek March 25, 2015

5 Videos Illustrating the Future of Gaming

With advances in technology, gaming continues to be improved upon, with better graphics and larger worlds to play in. But what does the future of gaming look like? We've taken a look at five of the most promising areas in technology and how they could impact gaming.

Video Games December 11, 2014

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