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Facebook’s new creepy VR tech uses your ENTIRE face you have to see this

article-Facebook-shows-creepy-VR-avatars_970X546What is Facebook's Codec Avatars project?

Codec Avatars is Facebook's project for creating lifelike virtual avatars of the users in the digital meeting grounds. The plan is that it would help in social connections because the faces would be very natural and common to those in real life.

The technology combines cutting-edge graphics and advanced motion tracking along with natural interpretations with people in virtual reality as if someone is right in front of you. The challenge lies in creating authentic interactions in artificial environments.

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