US Patent No. 10,825,226

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PERFORMING MOTION CAPTURE USING A RANDOM PATTERN ON CAPTURE SURFACES


Patent No. 10,825,226
Issue Date November 03, 2020
Title Apparatus And Method For Performing Motion Capture Using A Random Pattern On Capture Surfaces
Inventorship Timothy Cotter, Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Stephen G. Perlman, Palo Alto, CA (US)
John Speck, Brainbridge Island, WA (US)
Roger van der Laan, Redwood City, CA (US)
Kenneth A. Pearce, San Francisco, CA (US)
Greg LaSalle, Culver City, CA (US)
Assignee Rearden Mova, LLC, Mountain View, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,825,226

1. A method comprising:communicating a digital video stream with at least part of a rendered 3D animated face which includes 3D facial shapes that:
are correlated to a plurality of high resolution 3D facial surface shapes that track the high resolution 3D motion of a performer's face from a first facial performance; and that
correspond to similar facial expressions of a performer's face from a second facial performance.