A virtual Youtuber (VTuber) is a kind of non-real idol that has an independent character design and a virtual image, relies on technologies such as expression capture, motion capture, and real-time rendering that drives the virtual avatar to make synchronous actions in real-time based on the expressions and actions of real people. The whole process requires real people to participate.
People find it funny to have their own virtual avatar to interact with each other in the Metaverse online lifelike virtual world, like Horizen Worlds, developed by Meta which is formerly known as Facebook. But is there any tool for VTuber avatar maker free? And how much does a vtuber model cost if you start stepping into this area? Here we introduce.
On the evening of February 15, 2021, the "Chinese Animation ACGN Pay New Year's Call Offering Welcome the Year of the Ox" hosted by Tencent Wesee opened. That night, Tu Shan Susu of "Fox Spirit Matchmaker", Nezha of "Fei Ren Zai: Non-Human" and other giant popular characters from the National Customs animation IP were all present as virtual idols, and the virtual idols and real stars/entertainers were linked and cooperated on the same stage across dimensions, bringing young users a fresh two-dimensional party experience.
Virtual avatar live streaming become a novel and common way of carving out the alternative live streaming mode. According to the data report from iiMedia Research, the scale of China's virtual idol core industry in 2020 had reached RMB 3.46 billion, on-year increasingly of 70.3%. The emergence of new virtual live-streaming models has fueled this craze. Since this live streaming method is being adopted by more and more people, there may be such a worry that one day, virtual humans will completely replace the existence of actors in real life or the entertainment industry.