Email blast for an “Experience Softimage XSI 5.1 and Face Robot 1.0” event in Orlando, June 2006.
The “jellyfish solver” bit caught my eye. I’d forgetten about that phrase. Here’s the “jellyfish solver” graphic:
and a description of the jellyfish solver from an xsibase interview with Thomas Kang, a co-creator of Face Robot:
The core of Face Robot is based on what we call the “jellyfish solver,” which is a densely interconnected web of nonlinear interpolation algorithms that can be tuned and manipulated through a common set of interfaces.