Epic Games has launched a new iOS app, Live Link Face, that lets creators using the company's Unreal Engine game engine leverage Apple's ARKit platform and the iPhone's TrueDepth camera to capture and stream facial expressions for real-time rendering (via The Verge).

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Capable of working with just a single actor at a desk or as part of a complex motion-capture stage setup, Live Link Face supports timecode syncing to ensure it stays synchronized with any other recording devices involved in the capture process.

And when used at a desk setup, Live Link Face can track head and neck rotation data in addition to facial expressions, for more realistic avatar behavior using nothing more than an ‌iPhone‌.

For more details on what Live Link Face can do, check out Epic's blog post.

Top Rated Comments

otternonsense Avatar
50 months ago
I think the total lack of Apple gear on this shot, other than the iPhone, kinda speaks volumes about the setups of actual 'Pros' and not Youtube reviewers/professional advertisers.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
topdrawer Avatar
50 months ago

I think the total lack of Apple gear on this shot, other than the iPhone, kinda speaks volumes about the setups of actual 'Pros' and not Youtube reviewers/professional advertisers.
and the iphone probably costs more than those 3 monitors together.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nvmls Avatar
50 months ago
Finally.



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Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
djrod Avatar
50 months ago

I think the total lack of Apple gear on this shot, other than the iPhone, kinda speaks volumes about the setups of actual 'Pros' and not Youtube reviewers/professional advertisers.
I’m my field we almost only use Macs, there are different kind of pros. Better tool for each job, I doubt making games for Windows is one where Macs are expected...
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ruka.snow Avatar
50 months ago

I think the total lack of Apple gear on this shot, other than the iPhone, kinda speaks volumes about the setups of actual 'Pros' and not Youtube reviewers/professional advertisers.
Well for a game developer yes. Web devs often sit with three screens connected to a Mac mini or a MacBook Pro. The equipment you use will always depend on your industry.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
I7guy Avatar
50 months ago
Would love to use this in Zoom.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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