VIDEO: Czech Designers Develop Incredible Facial Animation Technology

VIDEO: Czech Designers Develop Incredible Facial Animation Technology

A groundbreaking real-time, image-processing algorithm that uses Artificial Intelligence to turn your face into an animated, talking work of art—from a bronze statue to a color-saturated painting—was recently released by a team of Czech researchers.

Professor Daniel Sýkora in the Department of Computer Graphics and Interaction at Czech Technical University (ČVUT) posted this demo video of the patent-pending project (Example-Based Synthesis of Stylized Facial Animations) on his YouTube channel last week.

While the technology is not yet available in an Instragram- or Snapchat-style app, the findings from the team’s research paper will reportedly be published later this year.

Which means it’s only a matter of time before you can Mona Lisa yourself. is a comprehensive and popular portal for the English-speaking community, offering a wide range of information geared toward foreigners living and working in Prague and the Czech Republic.

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