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Giant Emoji

Google Creative Lab -

A small open-source openFrameworks app for Android developed for the Android Experiments booth at Google I/O 2016. The installation consisted of a Pixel C tablet running the openFrameworks app doing face landmark tracking using ofxFacetracker2 that I developed for this installation. We then trained a simple SVM model to classify the face landmarks into different types of emojis, and that data was transmitted to a web app which rendered live a giant emoji copying a facial expression.

The project was developed in collaboration with Stewart Smith who did the rendering of the emojis.