SANTA MONICA, CA - April 26, 2010 - Image Metrics, Inc. (OTC BB: IMGX), a leading provider of facial animation technology and services for the entertainment industry, will be attending the Nordic Game conference being held in Malmö, Sweden and Copenhagen, Denmark from April 27-30 to meet with developers in the growing Scandinavian game development markets. Image Metrics' expanded focus on the region will further increase accessibility for game developers and publishers seeking to affordably produce believable facial animation, echoing the conference's focus on bringing together innovative game ideas and sustainable business models for today's changing games industry.
Image Metrics' proprietary facial rigging and animation technologies create believable CG characters in games and film. The Company recently launched FACEWARE™, its unique facial animation platform that streamlines the animation process for increased creative control and production efficiency for game developers. Image Metrics' facial animation software has been used to achieve outstanding results on dozens of games, including NBA 2K10 and Assassin's Creed II.
Image Metrics will be exhibiting with Megafront AB and their school 'PlaygroundSquad' on the expo floor in Malmö, Sweden. Nordic Game Conference attendees that would like to meet with Image Metrics can contact the company by emailing Sarah.Whitmore@image-metrics.com.
About Image Metrics, Inc.
Image Metrics provides facial animation software and services to the interactive entertainment and film industries. Developed by a team of computer vision Ph.D.s, Image Metrics' proprietary software utilizes video of an actor's performance to drive the animation of a facial performance without markers or makeup. This patented process achieves unparalleled levels of realism and fidelity faster and more efficiently than alternative methods such as motion capture or frame-by-frame animation. Image Metrics' clients include Activision-Blizzard, Rockstar, Microsoft, 2K, Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, Sega, Sony, Bethesda, DNeg, Motion Theory and Moving Picture Company. Image Metrics is based in Manchester, UK and Santa Monica, CA. www.image-metrics.com
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