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Animation Tool Puts You in the Game 110

Matthew Sparkes writes "A new technique could take a simple body scan and allow a user to upload it and use it as an avatar or game character. Previously an animator would have to create a skeleton inside the model and describe movement capabilities manually. In tests, an inexperienced user could produce the animations in less than 15 minutes."

Machines certainly can solve problems, store information, correlate, and play games -- but not with pleasure. -- Leo Rosten