Think of the possibilities in (digital) puppetry this will open up. I still found the image still rather “sloppy” but in the next couple of years I believe it will get better and not be so wavey. Cool, but not affordable, oh well, I just have to wait ten years before they mark the price down some. Check out the makers of this new technology at:
Another rather creepy high-tech invention is a computer program that can animate a portrait into a fully animated, rendered 3D character. The news article is in another language but the clip certainly speaks for itself in regards to the manipulative, and realistic properties associated with the program.