Real Time Puppet animation

Does Synfig have the ability to animate a puppet in real time? I make videos / stream and I am looking for an open source program capable of animating like Adobe Character Animator. Ideally, I would love the animations to be triggered via commands or link to something like a webcam (like Facerig / Character Animator)

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Hi and welcome here :slight_smile:
In short: No
The requested features are not even expected to come one day.
Synfig is a 2D animation software mostly done for cartoons :wink:

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I work a bit with this idea. But it goes slow… with a project out of synfig
based in n-point deformation (ARAP)

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I’m interested in animating 2D cartoons, just in real time. Thanks for your help. I will keep searching.

If anyone knows of a Adobe Character Animator like alternative, please let me know.

I comence my alternative. But recien beginning…


https://4232.cf/es/rotoscope-test-dlib-with-opencv/

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The main problem is to generate a render in real time and in what format to record mocap movements.

Small advances…

https://4232.cf/rotoscope-experiment-with-dlib-opencv-osc-and-animata/

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I think that this this much better. The mouth falls him a bit but already podria use for something…

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only with OBS

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This work. It is necessary to adapt it to a rig generic.

Also I was adapting some characters in 2.5D

I have to think in a sif2blend :stuck_out_tongue:

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This could be useful too (Python) :slight_smile:

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Everything borders on the “uncanny valley” that still needs a toonsynth that animates instead of doing an imitation.

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