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AI-generated tongue could make game characters look more realistic

tongues

Virtual tongues generated by AI

Ploumpis S. et al

Artificial intelligence can be used to generate a 3D model of the human tongue from a single photograph of a subject’s face. The technique could lead to more realistic 3D avatars in virtual reality and computer games.

Techniques to create a 3D model of the human head from a single image have been demonstrated before but the research has historically ignored the tongue despite it having a large impact on appearance, says Stylianos Ploumpis at Imperial College London.

“The avatar is not just the face, …