VFX Dynamixyz celebrates its 4th birthday at Siggraph with a new version of Performer Suite! -

Dynamixyz celebrates its 4th birthday at Siggraph with a new version of Performer Suite!

Dynamixyz is proud to announce the release of a brand new version of its Performer Suite, today’s most efficient markerless facial performance capture solution. This major release is a turning point in Dynamixyz’ approach to Facial Motion Capture as it is the most comprehensive solution ever designed with top-notch features like Multi-View and greatly enhanced tracking and retargeting capabilities.

This newest version includes a lot of highly-requested and innovative features, that will make users’ experience even better. User-friendliness has been further improved thanks to a re-vamped GUI, whilst maintaining the high quality that Dynamixyz’ solution is known for.

“We have been working on facial tracking system for 15 years now even if we are newcomers to the motion capture industry. This new version of Performer is at the crossroad of our skills  as a computer vision team and of all the feedbacks we had from talented artists and animators so far. We are very proud of this new version and hope it will be adopted by the industry as a reference for quality and powerful features,” said Gaspard Breton, CEO of Dynamixyz.

Enhanced Tracking and Retargeting Capabilities 

Benefiting from Dynamixyz’ strong academic research team, Performer’s face tracker and retargeter have risen to the next level: the tracker’s speed, accuracy and robustness have been further improved; The retargeter transfers animation with higher fidelity and stability, and can also take advantage of additional user input to deliver even better animation results. The software also goes multiplatform with Windows & Linux support.

Single- View – Key Improvements

Beside the enhanced tracking quality, Performer “SV” has evolved into a more animator-friendly software.  The re-designed GUI introduces a timeline for results visualization and easy frame correction. Animation results are now delivered as easily editable animation curves. Moreover, the software provides a more natural, seamless integration with 3D authoring tools thanks to the new Bridge technology.

Multi- View – Key Features

With the Performer “MV” software, the Performer Suite now brings you multi-view face tracking. This enables simultaneous marker-based and markerless feature tracking, and the ability to export results as true 3D data. With usability as one of Dynamixyz’ primary concerns, this new solution features straightforward calibration process and multiview annotation tools.

At Siggraph’14, Dynamixyz will unveil the first-ever dual marker-based/markerless facial motion capture technology and run live demos on booth #921 (French pavilion). Come and meet our team to discover our ground-breaking solution!