Technology of Facesoft featured in Natural History Museum Documentary

The main focus of this research project was to morph and show how a present human (Homo sapiens) would look like as a Neanderthal. Neanderthals became extinct roughly around 30,000 years ago. In order to achieve this task, we began by scanning some Neanderthal head models built by experts in the Natural History Museum. The key differences between modern humans and Neanderthals are the extended eyebrow ridge, masculine jaw line and puffy lips. Our model was able to achieve a morphing of the modern human face shape to a Neanderthal shape by preserving the colour and the overall identity as shown in the video above.