Motion-capture tech expert surmounts an Oculus Rift drawback that was keeping it from analyzing facial expressions

Facebook recently teased what they have planned for the Oculus Rift, which they acquired from the original developers in March 2014. After a year of silence punctuated with occasional tantalizing hints, we now have a clearer idea of how the social network may go virtual: a facial performance sensing head-mounted display.

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How Facebook and Oculus Rift Can Come Together in Virtual HarmonyResearchers at University of Southern California together with Facebook's Oculus division have revealed ways to use the #OculusRift virtual reality headset to analyze facial expressions and transmit them to a virtual representation, meaning you can create your virtual body double in the social networking world. Learn more: https://www.psfk.com/2015/05/facebook-oculus-rift-facial-performance-sensing-head-mounted-display-hao-li.html #facebook #VR

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