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CrazyTalk7 Pro: Create Stellar Animations On Your Mac

CrazyTalk7 Pro: Create Stellar Animations On Your Mac | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it

WHY WE LOVE IT

We know making your dog talk with your own voice is entertaining and will get everyone laughing hysterically. With CrazyTalk 7 Pro you can take pets, sketch drawings, baby photos or inanimate objects to create fun and interesting videos in minutes.

You can communicate in a fresh way with visual messages, animated holiday greetings, or lively presentations that grab everyone’s attention. Upload your creation to the CrazyTalk app to share and animate on popular iDevices.


THE PROOF

“Thank goodness CrazyTalk for Mac has been released. Now I don’t have to restart my mac into bootcamp. CrazyTalk has been the best tool for Facial animation on Jimmy Kimmel live for years for the simple reason: the script can always change at the last minute. CrazyTalk keeps up!” – Jesse Griffith, Animator – Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABCTelevision Group

“I LOVE the new CrazyTalk for Mac! It has finally arrived on the right platform for creatives to explore the boundaries of their imagination. CrazyTalk7 is an elegant and sophisticated facial animation app that will quickly become the secret weapon of animators and storytellers. Finally after a LONG wait CrazyTalk is available for the Mac!” – Eric Rosner, Illustrator



THE GOODS

CrazyTalk7 is the most popular facial animation tool that uses sound and text to vividly animate facial images.

With this groundbreaking Auto Motion technology, you just need to import images, specify the facial feature points and record your own voice to automatically generate lip-syncs to create 3D life-like, talking videos.


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Monica S Mcfeeters's insight:

Have you tried Crazy talk? Now they have it for Mac.

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Daniel Imbellino's comment, February 23, 2014 11:24 AM
Interesting! will definitely check this out.
Jordan Funke's curator insight, March 5, 2014 10:38 PM

This computer animation program not only looks like a whole lot of fun, but it would serve as an excellent tool for helping integrate the Design and Technology Curriculum with many Key Learning Areas within the classroom. For example, students may be required to write a report about a particular historical figure for History, or an inventor for Science. Instead of delivering this as an old-fashioned Word document, students could input their report into CrazyTalk and specifically design a character to look like their figure, who would then be able to recite the child's speech for the whole class. Using this program (or indeed any similar voice/animation software or app) would provide students with an opportunity to practise creative thinking skills as well as critical design experience, as they would have to manipulate the character's appearance, sound and so forth to meet the brief for their task.

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Bloom's digital taxonomy Wheel and Knowledge Dimension

Bloom's digital taxonomy Wheel and Knowledge Dimension | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it

Very impressive digital animation, a must see for educators seeking to provide students with deep understanding of content and concepts.  

 

Here the link: http://eductechalogy.org/swfapp/blooms/wheel/engage.swf

 


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Roberto Ivan Ramirez's curator insight, July 16, 2014 3:35 PM

La rueda taxonómica se irá enriqueciendo en la medida que las TIC sigan su propia evolución creativa e innovadora en lel proceso de implementación, evaluación y seguimiento en los entornos de aprendizaje físicos, virtuales y mixtos.

Al Post's curator insight, July 29, 2014 5:32 PM

Pretty cool...interactive Adobe Flash site. Click on an area to see additional information.

Tina Jameson's curator insight, July 31, 2014 7:20 PM

http://eductechalogy.org/swfapp/blooms/wheel/engage.swf

 

Interactive animation that breaks down the 'wheel' - includes suggested 'tools' that could be used for different related activities.

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Presentation Slide Design - Stop Animations Spoiling Your Presentation

Presentation Slide Design - Stop Animations Spoiling Your Presentation | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it

PowerPoint, Keynote, and Skyrocket can create some great visual aids.  Sadly, many presenters have never been taught the principles of presentation slide design.


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Tips to help your presentations.

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PIRatE Lab's curator insight, February 1, 2014 1:08 PM

Generally, the best answer is NO ANIMATIONS.  And almost never any of the sound effects.  More on this on Monday...

Ali Anani's curator insight, February 2, 2014 12:12 AM

The pyramid of designing slides for presentations

Don Karp's curator insight, February 10, 2014 11:52 PM

Useful tips on animation plus a link for "how to" with PowerPoint.