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NVIDIA’s new FaceWorks technology is a leap forward in making computer-generated images look more lifelike. In an onstage presentation, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang prefaced the amazing demo with a brief discussion about the evolution of realistic face imaging and the “uncanny valley”--or those occasions where an artificial image is so lifelike that it’s creepy. NVIDIA developed the technology behind FaceWorks with Paul Debevec and the Institute for Creative Technology (ICT) at USC in California. The group built a “light stage” that is, to hear Huang describe it, a room-sized sphere equipped with 156 cameras with white LEDs that can capture light from all directions... Read more...