Faceshift

Apple Acquires Star Wars Motion-Capture Company Faceshift

Following rumours of a possible acquisition, TechCrunch confirmed yesterday that Apple has acquired Faceshift, a Zürich-based real-time motion-capture firm. Apple confirmed the acquisition with its usual statement that we already know from previous deals: “Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans.” As of...

Apple Reportedly Acquires Facial Motion Tracking Firm Faceshift

MacRumors's Eric Slivka has reason to believe that Apple has acquired Swiss real-time motion capture firm Faceshift at some point during the past few weeks. The firm launched in 2011 and has presented some impressive demoes of its technology. More recently, in March, it announced the release of a wireless facial tracking helmet that can...