SYNTHETIC - FACES

Patent Number    Patent Title
6,453,052 Method and image processing system for hair style simulation
6,449,595 Face synthesis system and methodology
6,437,808 Method for transmitting graphical representations
6,400,374 Video superposition system and method
6,385,580 Method of speech synthesis
6,352,464 Mechanism for animated character
6,350,199 Interactive game with customized game screen presentation
6,307,576 Lip synchronization and facial expression of animated characters
6,293,284 Virtual makeover
6,283,858 Method for manipulating images
6,272,231 Wavelet-based facial motion capture for avatar animation
6,244,926 Realistic doll head system and method therefor
6,232,966 Method and system for generating comic panels
6,219,657 Device and method for creation of emotions
6,215,506 Portrait drawing apparatus
6,169,555 Methods for communicating through computer animated images
6,146,721 Device for presenting alternative facial expressions
6,121,953 Virtual reality system for sensing facial movements
6,097,381 Synthesizing realistic animations of a human speaking
6,094,202 Creating lifelike representations of computer animated objects
6,088,040 Method for facial image conversion by interpolation/extrapolation for plurality of facial expression components representing facial image
6,072,496 Capturing and representing 3D geometry, color and shading of facial expressions and other animated objects
6,069,622 Method and system for generating comic panels
6,061,072 Creating lifelike digital representations of animated objects
6,044,168 Model based faced coding and decoding using feature detection and eigenface coding
6,038,493 Affect-based robot communication methods and systems
6,031,539 Facial image method for semi-automatically mapping a face on to a wireframe topology
6,020,892 Producing and controlling animated facial representations
6,016,148 Mapping of facial images to animation wireframes topologies
5,995,119 Method for generating photo-realistic animated characters
5,960,099 System and method for creating a digitized likeness of persons
5,933,151 Simulated natural movement of a computer-generated synthesized talking head
5,923,337 Methods for communicating through computer animated images
5,884,267 Automated speech alignment for image synthesis
5,878,396 Method and apparatus for synthetic speech in facial animation
5,832,189 Affect-based robot communication methods and systems
5,818,461 Creating lifelike digital representations of animated objects
5,802,220 Method for tracking facial motion through a sequence of images
5,774,591 Method for recognizing facial expressions and facial gestures in a sequence of images
5,764,233 Method for generating hair using textured fuzzy segments
5,761,279 Visual calling person display
5,734,794 Method and system for voice-activated cell animation
5,657,426 Method for producing audio-visual synthetic speech
5,644,690 Electronic montage creation device
5,568,599 Electronic montage creation device
5,537,662 Electronic montage composing apparatus
5,426,460 Virtual multimedia service for mass market connectivity
5,375,195 Method for generating composites of human faces
5,367,454 Man-machine interface for simulating human emotions
5,347,306 Animated electronic meeting place
5,191,449 Animated holographic stereogram display
4,913,539 Apparatus and method for lip-synching animation
4,827,532 Cinematic works with altered facial displays
4,600,281 Altering facial displays in cinematic works
4,104,625 Apparatus for providing facial image animation
4,003,142 Sculpturing kit for producing dehydrated forms from hydrated articles