December 24th, 2009, Los Angeles, California–
FacePro LLC and DigitalConcepts Group, Inc. are pleased to announce a resolution to a Federal Trademark Infringement Suit over the“ FacePro®” trademark. After reaching an amicable resolution, DCG has assigned the“ FacePro®” trademark to FacePro LLC, and DCG has re-named its facial motion capture product,“DCG FACE™”.
“We are happy to have this matter resolved,” said Rod Stafford, President and founder of FacePro LLC, in a recent interview.“Facial animation is a very competitive market segment, and we’ve worked hard to establish FacePro® as a high-quality alternative to facial motion capture.”
DJ Hauck, Co-founder of Digital Concepts Group, Inc said“Motion capture is a very specific and unique tool within the animation industry, and facial capture is the fastest growing segment of the motion capture market. Our customers have high expectations and we're proud to say that they have continually praised the results they receive using DCG FACE™.”
About FacePro LLC
FacePro® is a leading provider of facial animation for the game industry. Founded in 2006 by game industry veteran Rod Stafford, FacePro® specializes in high-end facial animation for all platforms, and has created full game sets of facial animation for the“American Idol®” franchise,“Mercenaries 2, World in Flames” for Electronic Arts, and many others. FacePro® is the registered trademark of FacePro LLC, an Idaho-based company. For more information visit: http://www.facepro.net
About Digital Concepts Group, Inc.
Founded in 2007, Digital Concepts Group developed a motion capture facial pipeline toolset, DCG FACE™, and provides high-end motion capture R&D and consulting for feature film and games industry clientele. Tapping the motion capture expertise of company co-founders DJ Hauck and Steven Ilous, Digital Concepts Group delivers solutions based on production proven experience on films such as The Matrix Reloaded and Revolutions, The Polar Express, Monster House, Beowulf, and more. For more information, visit http://www.thedigitalconceptsgroup.com .