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CTRL Human embodies conversational AI with photo-real, interactive avatars capable of 2-way conversation and dynamic body gestures.

 
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CTRL Human makes it easy to embody chatbots and AI.



Simply select an avatar, connect your chatbot, and watch it come to life! 

 

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WHY VIRTUAL HUMANS?

Digital assistants and chatbots are changing how we communicate.

Yet 55% of human  communication is non-verbal.

Our devices do not communicate our body language and thus, do not convey our full intent.

We take care of all the technical headache of character development straight out of the box, and let you get to work on what matters most...

the fun stuff; design, storytelling and narrative.

Use Cases

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Customer Service, Sales Agents and Chatbots

 

Productivity and operational efficiencies

Customer and Guest Satisfaction increase

Sales Lift and Sales Conversion increase

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Training and Education

Increase in user retention

Emotional engagement through a realistic human interface

Collaborative workplace engagement

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Entertainment

Virtual celebrity and influencers

Increase in engagement

More efficiencies using a virtual influencer vs. real influencer

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Health and Wellness

Increase in motivational actions (exercising, taking medicine)

Psychological impact (happiness, etc.)

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By 2020, customers will manage 85% of their relationship with the enterprise without interacting with a human.
— Gartner

Features Overview

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Character Bank

Choose from a library of characters that can listen, respond, and speak to users. Decide the clothing they will wear, their hairstyle, eye color, even their emotional demeanor can be customized.

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Automated Animation

Instead of traditional techniques like motion capture or keyframing, CTRL Human generates animation programmatically in real-time inside the Unreal Engine.

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AI Bridge

CTRL Human leverages the leading conversational AI platforms in order to power incredibly lifelike avatar performances.

Users can control the context and flow of dialog resulting in convincing 2-way conversation.

The Results Are Stunning


Technical Details

Character Bank

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Choose from our library of characters, each fully capable of 2-way conversation and procedural performances. You can choose their clothing, hairstyle, accessories, etc.

Each Virtual Human character model incorporates a combination of bone-driven skeletal rigs and blend shapes to achieve realistic results. Ctrl Human’s facial rigs are cross-compatible between Unreal and Maya.

They are also delivered with a large mocap library which can used to create an infinite variety of gestures and body movemetnts.

CTRL Human characters can listen, respond, and speak to users. Users can control the context and flow of dialog resulting in convincing 2-way conversation. 


Automated Animation

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CTRL Human utilizes a combination of procedural animation techniques, and motion capture to drive animated performances.


Each Virtual Human character model incorporates a combination of bone-driven skeletal rigs and blend shapes to achieve realistic results. Ctrl Human’s facial rigs are cross-compatible between Unreal and Maya.


CTRL Human provides the ability to drive 2-way conversation from chat bots using audio driven lip synchronization.


The CTRL Human Face Shape Editor can be accessed in order to make modifications to a character’s visemes and emotions.


AI Bridge

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CTRL Human utilizes the following third party chatbots and conversational AI systems to direct character performance and conversation:

Chatbot AI
Google DialogFlow, Amazon Lex, PullString, IBM Watson Assistant 

Speech to Text (STT)
Google, Amazon Lex (when used with Amazon Lex AI), IBM Watson 

Text to Speech (TTS)
Microsoft Bing Speech Services, Amazon Polly, IBM Watson, CereProc Voice SDK

2 options are available for controlling the quality of a character’s voice; Synthesized text-to-speech audio produced by a service like Amazon Polly, or user defined pre-recorded audio produced by a professional voice over actor can be layered into the narrative.

Other game logic such as “events” can be directed by the chatbot.

SUPPORTED PLATFORMS

The CTRL Human platform is constantly evolving to support the newest available technology, and offers deep integration with the most popular platforms.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

+ HOW DO I USE CTRL HUMAN?

CTRL Human is a set of user-friendly tools built into Unreal 4 that allow users to quickly create compelling, interactive characters and experiences.

+ CAN I USE MY OWN CHARACTERS WITH CTRL HUMAN?

Yes. CTRL Human can be used with many types of characters. Daz, Mixamo, Fuse to name a few. We’d even be happy to help get you started if you need a hand.

+ CAN YOU BUILD A CUSTOM CHARACTER FOR ME?

Yes. Please read the character creation section and contact us if you’re interested in creating a custom character.