HeadOn: Real-time Reenactment of Human Portrait Videos

Thies J, Zollhöfer M, Stamminger M, Theobalt C, Nießner M (2018)

Publication Type: Journal article, Original article

Publication year: 2018


Book Volume: 37

Article Number: 164

Journal Issue: 4

DOI: 10.1145/3197517.3201350


We propose HeadOn, the first real-time source-to-target reenactment approach for complete human portrait videos that enables transfer of torso and head motion, face expression, and eye gaze. Given a short RGB-D video of the target actor, we automatically construct a personalized geometry proxy that embeds a parametric head, eye, and kinematic torso model. A novel real-time reenactment algorithm employs this proxy to photo-realistically map the captured motion from the source actor to the target actor.

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Thies, J., Zollhöfer, M., Stamminger, M., Theobalt, C., & Nießner, M. (2018). HeadOn: Real-time Reenactment of Human Portrait Videos. Acm Transactions on Graphics, 37(4). https://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3197517.3201350


Thies, Justus, et al. "HeadOn: Real-time Reenactment of Human Portrait Videos." Acm Transactions on Graphics 37.4 (2018).

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