Real-Time Laughter in Motion Builder

Posted on Mon 04 Feb 2013by by Husyein Cakmak
Using the Optitrack face motion capture system, virtual characters in Motion Builder can be animated in real-time. See the example in the video below, which includes some laughs. This method is appealing for Wizard-of-Oz systems, but the ILHAIRE Consortium is currently investigating ways to automatise real-time audiovisual synthesis of such laughter sequences, without the need for a performer to drive the agent.

Husyein Cakmak