Japanese students build face mask with screen displaying wearer’s face as anime avatar

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    Students from the Future University Hakodate in northern Japan have helped to develop a full face mask that displays the wearer’s face as an anime-style avatar. The mask, named “Digital Kamen e2-MaskZ”, is equipped with photo reflective sensors that can detect and recreate facial expressions on screen. The project is a joint international programme with contributions from students at Future University Hakodate and Keio University in Tokyo, as well as University College London in the United Kingdom. Support us: https://subscribe.scmp.com

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