Transforming Daz 3D characters into Character Creator 3
Reallusion is nearing the release of Character Creator 3 and new details of character import and pipeline features have some hefty possibilities for content creators of Daz 3D characters. The new Character Creator 3 Transformer tool converts Daz Genesis and M4, V4 FBX content to the Character Creator 3 character system, ready for face and full-body animation, and able to be optimized for games with multiple LOD.
Reallusion has provided a sneak peek of the new content conversion tools that transform Daz 3D and HiveWire characters into Character Creator and iClone. We’ve asked Reallusion some questions to know more about this new process for the content communities.
Game design has many challenges and Reallusion is set to simplify the game character design process with Character Creator 3. Reallusion has partnered with InstaLOD and now includes automatic optimization of 3D characters with features for polygon optimization, material merging, and remeshing. Seamlessly offers PC, Mobile, and VR game developers a total creation-to-gamification, character creation solution. Build characters for use in game engines as high-detail PBR and best in-game visual experience for Unity and Unreal with Character Creator 3.
CC 3 is launching in September and includes InstaLOD. Pre-order is available now with special savings.
Character Creator 3 with InstaLOD video
Character Creator 3 interactive preview with Unity
Download the game sample and experience Character Creator 3 in Unity.
Reallusion innovations in motion capture and character creation premiere at Siggraph from August 14 – 16 2018, Booth #406. Experience the new standalone character creation tool- Character Creator 3, the realtime motion capture solution- Motion LIVE and the debut of 3D Face Motion Capture with LIVE Face for iPhone X. Reallusion presents a total solution to build, morph, animate and gamify 3D characters.
Reallusion LIVE FACE app and iClone Motion LIVE combine face, body, and hands for a totally live performance capture and virtual production solution
The popularity of the iPhone X for face tracking has serious power for animators and storytellers. Reallusion, creators of the unified full-body motion capture tool, iClone Motion LIVE announce the addition of iPhone X face mocap. The iPhone X app LIVE FACE works with iClone Motion LIVE to provide a total solution out-of-the-box for full-body and face motion capture. VFX on a budget and innovation meet with the iPhone X for motion capture combined with iClone Motion Live and the LIVE FACE app
Users can download the LIVE FACE app to WiFi stream tracking data from an iPhone X to a workstation client. Then, through Motion LIVE, combine iPhone X facial data with other mocap sources like Xsens, Noitom, Rokoko, OptiTrack and Leap Motion for a complete face and body mocap studio. Besides custom importing character designs, developers can professionally animate characters generated from major character systems like iClone Character Creator and Daz3D. The iPhone X addition to Motion LIVE empowers real-time usage for virtual hosts, interactive characters, live entertainers, and performers. This new solution also compliments a production workflow for editing, rendering and exporting to any game engine or 3D application.
Reallusion unveils Motion LIVE, Character Creator 3 and iPhone X facial mocap at SIGGRAPH 2018
This year has introduced several amazing new solutions from Reallusion, the multi-award winning developer that brought you iClone 7 motion capture, Character Creator and iPhone X LIVE Face for 2D animation.
This year Reallusion once again joins forces with partner technologies from Leap Motion, Xsens, Faceware, OptiTrack and Notiom, where it will showcase its latest innovations at Vancouver SIGGRAPH, from August 14 – 16 2018, Booth #406.
Reallusion Motion LIVE Connects Industry Standard Motion Capture Gear into One Solution
Reallusion announces the launch of a new multi-device motion capture system – iClone Motion LIVE. Mix and capture with different motion capture gear for face, body and hands. Integrate Faceware, Xsens, Perception Neuron, OptiTrack, as well as Leap Motion into a new technology-blending platform for real-time motion tracking with Reallusion iClone.
Motion LIVE is ready to animate custom imported characters or fully-rigged 3D characters. The easy workflow enables all studios to synchronized capture motion data streamed from different gear. The intuitive plug-and-play system that synchronizes multiple mocap devices into a simple, game-changing technology for virtual production, performance animation, live tv and web broadcasting.
iPhone X’s exclusive face tracking power was only known for usage with Animojis in Facetime, but now Reallusion’s LIVE FACE app unlocks its full potential by live data streaming facial mocap data to any desktop client.
The new LIVE FACE app live captures facial performances via an iPhone X to create 2D facial animations with CrazyTalk Animator 3 (CTA 3) on a Mac or PC, turning an iPhone X into a powerful production tool that anyone can use.
With the iPhone X’s TrueDepth camera, and the LIVE FACE app for CrazyTalk Animator 3, users can instantly capture facial performances to animate illustrative or photo characters to produce fast cartoon animations, also for broadcast shows on TV, YouTube, Twitch, Facebook or any other live service.
Prizes include $2000 cash, Vegas Pro and Affinity Designer software
Enrich Productivity through Animation
Reallusion announces the 2018 CrazyTalk Animator Animation At Work Contest. Anyone, regardless of their animation experience, can participate by animating real-life projects for business promotions, educational and training materials, how-to videos, animated comics, YouTube videos and more. Participants can enter by utilizing CrazyTalk Animator 3 to animate in 3 different categories:
Business – Promote products, services, educational how-to videos
Comics – Encourage graphic art designers to turn static drawings, illustrative art and comic images into animations
YouTubers – Employ animations to engage channel audiences