This may sound scary, but Apple, wants to capture your face in real time, and this desire has caused his latest purchase .

According to TechCrunch, Apple has acquired Faceshift, Zurich start-up that specializes in real-time capture facial expressions.

technology, which has been used in animation for games and movies – especially in Star Wars: The Force awakens – uses 3D sensors to capture facial expressions, which can then be used for inhuman animated characters look more natural.

Change the Face

However, this technology can be applied outside the worlds of movies and games – to purchase Apple, Faceshift also working on software for consumers, including plug-in Skype, which support mode Real-time avatars for video chat

As expected, Apple has not revealed anything when approached about buying, responding to the usual statement :. “Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans,”

Check Faceshift technology demonstration in the video below :.

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