Uncanny Valley: WebGL Head Rendering



The uncanny valley is the region of negative emotional response when the 3D model looks like almost to a human:


Uncanny Valley

Here is a nice WebGL demo that show this effect with three different heads:
Uncanny Valley Demo (press H for options like F to disable the light blinking!).

I don’t feel the uncanny valley effect when I look at the old man. Maybe it’s because his human likeness is either around 70% or greater than 90%… According to the graph, 80% seems to be the bottom the of valley (zombie effect).


WebGL - Uncanny Valley - Head rendering

WebGL - Uncanny Valley - Head rendering

WebGL - Uncanny Valley - Head rendering




Another cool head rendering demo is available HERE:


WebGL - Uncanny Valley - Head rendering

Other WebGL demos are available HERE.