Monday, October 26

Unreal Engine

Epic Games, iPhone News, Unreal Engine

Epic Games Releases iOS App That Captures Facial Expressions to Unreal Engine

A new iOS app for Unreal Engine uses your iPhone to capture your facial expressions and animate an onscreen character in real time. Epic Games, the company behind Unreal Engine, has released a new iOS app that lets developers record facial expressions from an iPhone and map them onto characters in real-time. The Live Link Face app is supposed to make it a lot easier to animate avatars in the engine that powers some of the most popular games out there, from Fortnite to Borderlands. According to a new blog post, Live Link Face will let developers stream “high-quality facial animation in real-time from your iPhone directly onto characters in Unreal Engine.” It uses Apple’s ARKit and the iPhone’s TrueDepth front-facing camera to track a face, and transmits the data directly into U...