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Founded in 2000, Image Metrics is a leading provider of advanced facial animation technology and services to the videogame and feature film industries. The Company has invested over $14 million and 60 man-years in developing its proprietary technology, for which it has been granted a U.S. patent and has filed claims for four other patents. Image Metrics' proprietary software, algorithms and processes enable animators to cost effectively create lifelike human facial movements by processing digital video of an actor's face. The process eliminates the need for expensive, time-consuming methods such as digital hand animation and motion capture, which are generally unable to match the realism, nuance and efficiency of Image Metrics' process.

Over the past two years, Image Metrics' animation technologies have been utilized in a variety of high profile, award-winning and top-selling videogame and feature film projects for customers including Activision-Blizzard, Bethesda, Electronic Arts, Sega, Sony Computer Entertainment, Take Two Interactive, Ubisoft, and Warner Brothers. A sampling of projects (with links to online demos) includes:

-- The Curious Case of Benjamin Button -- Feature Film (2008 Academy Award for Best Visual Effects)

-- Grand Theft Auto -- Video Game

-- Assassin's Creed II -- Video Game

-- NBA2K10 -- Video Game

-- Rock Band 2 -- Video Game Trailer

-- Boom Boom Pow -- Black Eyed Peas -- Music Video (2010 Grammy Award for Best Short Form Music Video)


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About Image Metrics (www.image-metrics.com)

Image Metrics provides facial animation software and services to the interactive entertainment and film industries. Developed by a team of computer vision Ph.D.s, Image Metrics' proprietary software rapidly re-creates facial performances without markers or makeup, achieving unparalleled levels of realism and fidelity. Image Metrics' solutions enjoy widespread and growing adoption by some of the leading production studios in the entertainment world, including Digital Domain, Rockstar Games and Sony Computer Entertainment.

Grand Theft Auto IV

Grand Theft Auto IV
"In terms of the characters, as we were bringing up the quality of the graphics and the physics and the animation, the quality of the writing and story structure were always balanced to reflect those [things]...the reasons we could pull that off and make the cut scenes slightly longer is because we've got such good facial animation that you can afford to be a little bit more slow-paced in them and a little more intimate with some of them. They've got to look beautiful, some of the cut scenes, and they hold the game together nicely."
- Dan Houser

Grand Theft Auto IV (GTA IV) by Rockstar Games introduces main character Niko Bellic, who has just arrived in Liberty City from Eastern Europe. Notorious for creating some of the most cutting-edge game play today, Rockstar Games turned to Image Metrics to take facial animation to the next level in the eleventh installment of their blockbuster gaming franchise. In total, Image Metrics produced 80+ characters and over 300 minutes of cut scene animation for the game, and did it in less than 6 months.
 

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http://www.image-metrics.com/project/new-image-metrics-demo-reel

Image Metrics has a new demo reel featuring clips from some of their latest projects, including Grand Theft Auto IV, Gnarls' Barkley's latest video "Whose Gonna Save My Soul" and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.

 

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#367   Wonder if this is going to be an ErnieBilco 12/26/19 12:39:10 PM
#366   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fiI_XrzCKGU What do you think? SteveSchiets 05/09/15 04:21:13 AM
#365   But now this is fairly exciting... D1G1T 05/21/14 11:57:22 PM
#364   I don't blame you. I'm starting to D1G1T 03/13/14 02:24:44 PM
#363   I have given up and sold yesterday. Bought SteveSchiets 03/11/14 08:56:24 AM
#362   ...Mixamo is also selling this on i-Tunes... D1G1T 02/27/14 04:10:18 PM
#361   Thanks for the dd. Did you contact the company? SteveSchiets 01/10/14 04:53:40 PM
#360   They sure have been quiet. Too quiet! D1G1T 01/09/14 06:51:11 PM
#359   Anything new? SteveSchiets 08/21/13 08:15:56 AM
#358   Will Image Metrics gain by this? SteveSchiets 03/22/13 06:35:59 AM
#357   Faceware’s Jay Grenier Talks About Motion Capture In SteveSchiets 03/20/13 04:59:49 AM
#356   That would be nice. Is a bit still SteveSchiets 03/07/13 12:25:41 PM
#355   Mojo Masks might score an Appy Award tomorrow D1G1T 03/07/13 12:17:07 PM
#354   Mojo Masks being put to use... D1G1T 02/15/13 03:25:58 PM
#353   http://www.theiphoneappreview.com/2013/02/valentine-videogram-iphone-app-review/ D1G1T 02/08/13 11:18:00 AM
#352   http://www.reviewsontherun.com/all/type-of/reviews/valentine-videogram-ios/ SteveSchiets 02/07/13 04:56:26 PM
#351   And yet another app... D1G1T 01/31/13 05:36:16 PM
#350   Another app released today from Image Metrics. D1G1T 01/24/13 02:57:37 PM
#349   More Mojo Masks press... D1G1T 11/28/12 02:30:50 PM
#348   RG: I or Ron will get back to SteveSchiets 11/02/12 04:46:17 PM
#347   First I want to know if there is SteveSchiets 10/29/12 04:41:33 PM
#346   What are you already planning on asking? D1G1T 10/29/12 03:14:42 PM
#345   Mojo Masks featured on Wired's Geekdad website... D1G1T 10/29/12 10:56:54 AM
#344   Yes, I got contacted by him through Linkdin. SteveSchiets 10/29/12 04:21:24 AM
#343   I'm assuming RG is Robert Gehorsam. What D1G1T 10/28/12 10:54:44 PM
#342   I got a lead in from RG. I SteveSchiets 10/28/12 07:14:43 PM
#341   I don't know. Apple does not release D1G1T 10/23/12 04:04:08 PM
#340   How many downloads translate this in? Thx SteveSchiets 10/23/12 03:21:24 PM
#339   Mojo Masks is rapidly moving up the iTunes charts... D1G1T 10/23/12 02:20:29 PM
#338   The official Mojo Masks press release... D1G1T 10/22/12 05:20:28 PM
#337   Every parent with an i-device will be coughing D1G1T 10/19/12 03:22:05 PM
#336   SOEMote: YOUR FACE IN YOUR HANDS SteveSchiets 10/19/12 03:00:12 PM
#335   You saw it here first! (From FB) SteveSchiets 10/19/12 02:54:38 PM
#334   Interesting. Shall we buy more shares? ;-) SteveSchiets 10/19/12 03:47:01 AM
#333   Mojo Masks just launched yesterday and is directly D1G1T 10/18/12 11:33:05 PM
#332   Facebook page with 30 'likes'. It's a start... SteveSchiets 10/13/12 03:41:07 AM
#331   Nice. Not sure I like it but who SteveSchiets 10/13/12 03:14:12 AM
#330   I believe this is one of the applications D1G1T 10/12/12 03:00:51 PM
#329   Great find Skidos. I especially like his D1G1T 10/05/12 05:36:38 PM
#328   New Video with Robert Gehorsam SteveSchiets 10/05/12 01:14:27 PM
#327   I agree. There are a lot of D1G1T 09/25/12 10:18:27 PM
#326   I was just thinking... SteveSchiets 09/24/12 03:46:59 AM
#325   Those are old videos uploaded no so long SteveSchiets 09/21/12 04:14:48 AM
#324   Back in June, I said this... D1G1T 09/11/12 03:04:49 PM
#323   That is an pretty good deal. Investors buying SteveSchiets 09/11/12 04:15:34 AM
#322   http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/image-metrics-reports-select-financial-r D1G1T 09/10/12 08:08:52 PM
#321   This is a big step toward mass integration... D1G1T 08/15/12 04:14:44 PM
#320   New SOEmote advertisement... D1G1T 08/07/12 09:21:04 PM
#319   MMORPGs are just the beginning... D1G1T 08/07/12 03:21:24 PM
#318   I hope you are right. I will buy SteveSchiets 08/07/12 03:06:49 PM
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