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Second Part: VFXs Review. Contour Overview
3Dup.com - March 17, 2009 - 09:10
With customers as Digital Domain, Electronic Arts, Marvel Studios or Rhythm & Hues the creators of Contour™, the company headquartered in San Francisco Mova®, provide services for Facial and Body Motion Capture with some features never seen before.

This is the case of Benjamin Button movie, where a high detailed facial capture was a need as you could see in our previous news.

In the following videos, you will able to know more about this technology with a report about Contour™ in Action, and an Introduction to this Tech by Steve Perlman, Founder and President of Mova®

Briefing about Contour™ Features:
  • Highest resolution facial capture. Over 100,000 polygons captured per scene.
  • Markerless system allows for free movement and true performances. Just apply makeup and go.
  • Capture subtle skin deformation as geometry.
  • Capture Face Shapes in motion.
  • Capture and track eye position.
  • Track from 250 to 10,000 data points
  • Point layout decided after capture add detail only where needed
  • Raw data in all major 3D formats: Maya®, MotionBuilder™, 3ds Max®, Softimage®, Unreal® and more
More Information at www.mova.com. Image and Videos Courtesy of Mova LLC.