Face tracking

I was really surprised when I saw this video of Logitech’s Orbit MP webcam. It’s about $100, and it has impressive face tracking algorithm. I knew that people were making headway in face tracking algorithms, but I didn’t think it was this good.

There are now open source tool kits for augmented reality. However, they use a template black and white pattern as a reference platform. It is definitely possible to use people’s faces as a tracking platform. Then, you can put statuses above people’s heads, like their names. Or in a augmented reality game, their “hit points”.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s