FANIM: Augmented Reality Real-time TV Characters

Problem statement – market
  • Real-world TV Broadcast need of real-time interactive characters that interact both with the audience and with the human presenters.
Scientific challenges & contributions
  • Real life augmented reality in TV professional sets
  • Real-time Animation of virtual character lipsynch using actor voice
  • Motion animation sequences activated in real time
  • Adaptation to multiple languages
Framework for project
  • Industdial R&D project partially co-financed by Government
  • SMEs in broadcasting/audiovisual sectors now have a new product