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GDC08: Mova's Steve Perlman talks Contour facial capture


Remember that video of the Contour facial capture technology we posted the other day? We sent out the Mahalo Daily crew – and their host, the lovely Veronica Belmont – to speak with Steve Perlman, founder and president of Mova, the creators of Contour. Catch up on Contour at Mahalo, and check out their GDC presentation after the break.

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Motivated by either an unhealthy Messianic complex or a dearth of career opportunities (he never could decide which), Chris put his college education to good use as a carpenter before becoming editor-in-chief of Joystiq and editorial director of Joystiq's own Massively and WoW Insider.

In those roles, he's served as an IGF judge, an E3 judge, a VGA judge, and a podcast host; interviewed many of the industry's familiar faces, from Bill Gates to John Carmack; spoken at plenty of places from MIT to GDC; and appeared in or on CNN, The New York Times, BBC, all while reporting on the video game industry for the world's top gaming news and information site.

He hangs his hat in the cultural epicenter of the video game industry. Philadelphia.