The avatar of yourself

Now you can REALLY get into the game: New system 3D scan a player’s body and face to create personal avatar

A team of researchers at the University of Southern California is working to revolutionize modern communication – by makings users part of their software. Using an inexpensive ‘toolkit,’ the team has developed a way for individual people to scan their own faces and bodies, and upload the features into a simulation to create a personal avatar. Not only does the system have its applications in gaming, but such avatars could be useful in military and police training programs, and facilitate a more personal form of communication across digital platforms. ….[READ]

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