The platform for performance capture.
Precise CG character animation anywhere, anytime.
*for iPhone X and up
*for iPhone X and up
Aquifer uses ARKit and the iPhone X's powerful infrared depth camera to capture 52 different muscle movements, including tongue and eyeballs, at more than 60 fps. Get accurate markerless facial tracking without the complicated set-up or expensive hardware. All you need is an iPhone X.
Place the phone in a helmet mount and pair it with a body mocap suit and get started recording in your studio in no time. Capturing data from multiple performers has never been so simple.
Whether you’re at home or at the office, it’s easy to quickly capture multiple takes. Collaborate across the globe by sending the app to international team members.
We know it’s painful to introduce new tools into your fine-tuned process. That’s why Aquifer is designed to be pipeline agnostic. Export an FBX file directly from your phone or stream the facial animation directly into Unity.
Animation smoothing toggle
Expression/blendshape exaggeration settings
Simple file/session naming & batching
Preview your capture on a model
Export your animation as an FBX directly from the app
Use iOS native share to sync with your Drive or Dropbox or send via email
Live-stream animation directly into Unity via Wi-Fi
Native iOS FBX sharing allows or effortless collaboration with your distributed team members
Get VO recordings and facial mocap simultaneously from remote actors
Start and stop takes in seconds
Spend less time cleaning up noisy data and more time breathing life into your characters.
Aquifer is workflow agnostic. Whether you're animating on an indie CG film or a AAA game title, Aquifer is easy to use and captures footage that requires minimal cleanup.
Aquifer shortens the gap between rough and final cuts.
Kick your blocking up a gear with clear animation that takes a fraction of the time create. Just type in your session info, turn on smoothing or exaggeration if desired, and tap to record.
Collaborate with your actors remotely by having them quickly capture and share the file with you.
Aquifer's Unity streaming unlocks the potential for creative live video and AR/VR experiences.
Stream to Unity and simultaneously broadcast your virtual character to the web, engaging live audiences like never before.
Join the community of creators using Aquifer to streamline their workflows and save time.
Participants receive a free 1-year license for the release version.
Your feedback will be invaluable as it will inform us as we continue to develop the app.
Capture 52 facial movements at 60fps
Sync FBX exports to Google Drive, Dropbox, or email all directly from mobile
Live stream facial animation data into Unity
Within a week of registering, you’ll hear back from an Aquifer team member with more information.
Your Aquifer dashboard you will allow you to review the data captured on multiple phones all in one place, add licenses to your account, and upload your own models.
Upload your own models via the Aquifer dashboard, preview your animation on them, and export your captured footage on them.
Start and stop audio and facial capture simultaneously.