On June 4, Looksery Inc., a startup company from San Francisco, will announce the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for its new mobile video chat application on the Apple iPhone.
The goal of the campaign is to raise $30,000 by July 19, and to release the first version of the Looksery application for Apple iPhone iOS in August 2014. A subsequent Android version of the mobile app is scheduled for release in November 2014. Kickstarter project rewards include the mobile app itself, with a rich set of real-time video filters and features; early access to the iOS beta; and an exclusive filter design; as well as many physical rewards. There also are several storage plans for private video hosting and sharing, free of charge for 30 days, and yearly paid plans for 1-5 GB of storage.
More information about the Looksery project can be found here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1160359951/looksery
Press kit is available here
Looksery lets a user change his or her facial features, add multiple funny effects, or transform a real human face into a 3D character in real time; then exchange video messages or create video-selfies. The app will let people pick various effects, record them on video and share them with friends or post the results online.
Looksery face- detection technology determines the location and size of a human face, and tracks its facial features and expressions in a very precise manner. The technology also does the traffic optimization for person-to-person video communication. Currently, the company has five patents pending, involving real time face-tracking and face modification technology.
The unique features, which distinguish Looksery from its competitors, include a rich set of face transformation and video enhancement filters that work in real time and can be shared privately or in public, with controllable sharing options.
Looksery Inc. is a company from San Francisco Bay Area that was founded in 2013.
The company specializes in the face tracking and face modification technologies for real-time video messaging. Looksery launches a mobile application for superior photo/video selfies, and video messaging. Looksery also licenses its technology for handset manufacturers, mobile carries, call centers and other partners in the video communication area. The company has several pending patents on the face tracking, face modification and traffic optimization technologies.