Feb 10, 2021

Viral 'I'm not a cat' filter is decades-old software

Footage of a Texan lawyer denying he was a cat as he appeared with a feline filter on a live call captured the public imagination and quickly became a viral hit. The Live Cam Avatar software was also available for people to download. It is not clear how the lawyer found himself speaking through the face of a worried-looking cat. Reallusion now provides sophisticated real-time 3D animation software - but the cat filter seems no longer to be available in its online shop. Last year, a Pakistani politician's livestreamed press conference descended into farce when he switched a cat filter on by mistake. Even Downing Street's cat, Larry, tweeted: "Is there a filter for Zoom that turns cats into lawyers?".

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