Character animation system for games and simulations.
SmartBody is available for download for Windows, Linux and OSX users. SmartBody can also be used on Android and iOS platforms. SmartBody is a character animation platform that provides the following capabilities in real time: * Locomotion (walk, jog, run, turn, strafe, jump, etc.) * Steering - avoiding obstacles and moving objects * Object manipulation - reach, grasp, touch , pick up objects * Lip Syncing - characters can speak with simultaneous lip-sync using text-to-speech or prerecorded audio * Gazing - robust gazing behavior that incorporates various parts of the body * Nonverbal behavior - gesturing, head nodding and shaking, eye saccades - Online and offline retargeting of motion - Automatic skinning and rigging SmartBody is written in C++ and can be incorporated into most game engines. SmartBody is developed at the USC Institute for Creative Technologies from the Character Animation and Simulation group: http://cas.ict.usc.edu