Hyperrealistic Face-Masks

11.10.2011 Misc #Masks

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Die japanische Firma REAL-f druckt 3D-Kopien menschlicher Gesichter auf Masken (oder Plastikköpfe) und das Ergebnis ist echt creepy.

If you’ve ever dreamed of getting a super-realistic replica of your face for whatever reason, here’s your chance: a Japanese company called REAL-f [JP] is creating so-called 3DPFs (“3 Dimension Photo Forms”), copies of human faces “in 3D”. The startup offers two versions, a mask type replica and the so-called mannequin type, a replica of the head.

The way it works is that REAL-f first shoots pictures of a person’s face from various positions and imprints the image on vinyl chloride resin stretched over a mold. According to the company, it’s unique production technology makes sure that even details like the iris and blood vessels are replicated accurately (see the pictures to judge for yourself).

3DPF: Japanese Company Creates Super-Realistic 3D Face Replicas, mehr Bilder auf Facebook (via Laughing Squid)