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Wednesday, 26-June-2019

Alumni wins Tech Oscar

Kolkata| IIT Kharagpur alumnus Parag Havaldar has won the Technical Oscar for the development of expression-based facial performance-capture technology at Sony Pictures Imageworks, the institute said in a statement on Friday.


The Indian-American graduated from the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at IIT Kharagpur in 1991.

This pioneering system enabled large-scale use of animation rig-based facial performance-capture for motion pictures, combining solutions for tracking, stabilisation, solving and animator-controllable curve editing.