Face Substitution in Realtime

Not long from now, you’ll be able to pick the face you want to wear–perhaps purchasing several different options (Julia Roberts, Mickey Mouse, et cetera) for 99 cents apiece. For his Faces project, artist Arturo Castro developed a face substitution technique and let people try it out:

This is a technical demo for face substitution technique. The application works in real time. Most of the “magic” happens thanks to Jason Saragih’s c++ library for face tracking FaceTracker. The face tracking library returns a mesh that matches the contour of the eyes, nose, mouth and other facial features.

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  • Haystack

    Awesome. Now I can get rid of my ski masks and switch to digital Marilyn Monroe for all my future ransom demands. 

  • MadHierophant

    This is going to make masturbating to people on the internet so much more pleasant. 

  • me here now

    a scanner darkly

  • linli574

    tinyurl.com/cozaa3k

  • 6Blackie6

    Very interesting… can they do anything about that hair?