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.

5 Comments on "Face Substitution in Realtime"

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

  2. MadHierophant | Jul 10, 2012 at 4:37 pm |

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

  3. me here now | Jul 10, 2012 at 10:56 pm |

    a scanner darkly

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  5. 6Blackie6 | Jul 12, 2012 at 5:49 am |

    Very interesting… can they do anything about that hair?

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