Motion Portrait Inc. [J] has announced that the total number of downloads of their smartphone application “Zombie Booth” has topped over 10 million. “Zombie Booth” is an application which allows you to make a realistically moving 3D zombie avatar while adding a groaning voice onto a face photo. Corresponding with their breaching of over 10… Continue reading Downloads Of “Zombie Booth” Reach 10 Million
Last week our RSS subscribers passed over 5,000, which is a good milestone. Twitter followers also increased to 400. Following @asiajin also will notify our latest articles. Thank you so much. Here is the first half of January Japanese IT/Web interesting news links we did not take as a dedicated article. (part 2 is here)… Continue reading January 2010 Japan-IT Links (part 1)
Motion Portrait, a tech spin-out of Sony Computer Science Laboratories(CSL) and now a subsidiary of So-Net Entertainment, introduced an iPhone app that allows you to animate your favorite picture and let it blink and speak anything you want, Photo Speak today. Now it’s available at AppStore for JPY350. The app uses the company’s state-of-the-art technology… Continue reading Photo Speak: Let Your Favorite Portrait Speak And Blink
Motion Portrait, a Tokyo-based tech start-up and expert in image processing, and Gigno System Japan, a mobile app developer and a subsidiary of Tokyo FM Broadcasting[J], jointly introduced a new mobile service called “Herbivorous-type Boys Scouter （草食男子スカウター[J])“, which allows you to measure how aggressive you are for girl hunting. Author’s Note: Herbivorous-type boys or 草食系男子… Continue reading Herbivorous-type Boys Scouter: What Animal Are You?