Press / 17. March 2021

FaceTracker in Hollywood history

Because of this years (2021) Oscar Technical Achievement Award, the whole history of motion capture for the movie industry was analysed by the visual effects magazine “fxguide“. The researchers could not omit my ground breaking innovation of the optical FaceTracker. In their article about the history of face tracking devices a section reports about my FaceTracker as the innovation which started it all.
Here is a full report in visual effects magazine “fxguide”

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Press / 24. October 1995

WIRED magazine reports about Olaf Schirm

Legendary WIRED Magazin reports in October 1995 about my invention of the “FaceTracker”, a realtime facial motion capture device.

WIRED magazine report
WIRED magazine photo of Olaf Schirm with face markers
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News / 24. October 1995

WIRED magazine about Olaf Schirm

Legendary WIRED Magazin reports in October 1995 about my invention of the “FaceTracker”, a realtime facial motion capture device.

WIRED magazine report
WIRED Magazin photo of Olaf Schirm with face markers
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