FACSHuman

DISCOVER THIS SIMPLE TOOL
TO CREATE FACIAL EXPRESSIONS
& MATERIAL FOR YOUR EXPERIMENTS

Watch the video below to see how you can use it for your experiments

FACS, Facial Action Coding System (FACS) was created by Paul Ekman and Wallace V. Friesen
(Ekman, P., Friesen, W. V., & Hager, J. C. (2002). Facial action coding system. A Human Face.)

"This open source software will let you create all the facial configurations you need.
It can be used in a wide variety of non-verbal research."

Gilbert, M., Demarchi, S., & Urdapilleta, I. (2021). 

FACSHuman, a software program for creating experimental material by modeling 3D facial expressions.

Behavior Research Methods. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13428-021-01559-9

Read the paper online : https://rdcu.be/cic2v


Conference :

MichaĆ«l Gilbert, Samuel Demarchi, and Isabel Urdapilleta. 2018. 

FACSHuman a Software to Create Experimental Material by Modeling 3D Facial Expression.In

Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA '18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 333-334.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3267851.3267865

https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3267865#

What you can do with FACSHuman*

Create photos sets, videos in 2D or 3D (stereoscopic) & more ...

1

Create facial expressions

All Facial Action Units can be controled

You can use FACSHuman to move all the parts of the face related to the Facial Action Coding System ( Action Units )

  • Upper Face AUs
  • Head Positions
  • Eye Positions
  • Lip Parting and Jaw Opening
  • Lower Face AUs
  • Miscellaneous AUs
  • + Pupils dilatation / constriction
  • Symetric & asymetric expressions


FACShuman

2

Create photos sets, videos or 3D models

2 additional modules to control the scene

FACS Animation tool

To easily create complexe facial movements.

Control timeline and sequence of as many AU you want.

  • Intensity
  • Speed
  • Macro & Micro expressions

FACS Scene editor

To place as many lights as you want as in a Photographic studio.
You can control intensity, colors & temperature of each lights.

FACSHuman
FACSHuman

3

Blend Emotional Facial Expressions

Based on the EmFacs

An emotional blender is available in addition to the different manipulables AU. It takes the 9 emotions described in the EmFACS*. The division into three distinct areas, for the emotions that require it, allows the user to compose complex facial expressions of emotion.

*Ekman, P., Friesen, W. V., & Hager, J. C. (2002). 

FACSHuman

Ex: Happy + Surprised

FACSHuman

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  • Hands details, feet..
  • And more... 

*FACSHuman is a plugin for Makehuman.
If you have any questions please contact me
dev (at) michaelgilbert.fr

& not the MH Team