MotionPortrait Introduces SumoBooth iPhone App at Macworld 201

- App that can instantly transform anyone into fat sumo wrestler -

Jan 24, 2011, 00:00 ET from MotionPortrait, Inc.

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TOKYO, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MotionPortrait, Inc., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is pleased to announce the release of a SumoBooth iPhone app, ( which will be available starting January 24.

With a simple upload of a portrait photo, the SumoBooth iPhone app can instantly transform anyone into a fat sumo wrestler in interactive 3D animation. Users can play with the generated 3D sumo wrestler by feeding him to make him fatter, striking him with "harite" slaps to enjoy different facial expressions, and creating voice recording which can be played back in a deep sumo voice.

The interactive animation can be recorded as a video and shared via email, YouTube, or Facebook. Snapshots can also be saved and shared via email, Twitter, or Facebook.

Driven to expand its business in the US market, MotionPortrait will be exhibiting SumoBooth at the company's booth during Macworld 2011, which begins on January 26 at the San Francisco Moscone Center.

SumoBooth is powered by the most cutting-edge facial animation technology by MotionPortrait, demonstrating the company's commitment to providing unique and compelling services that enrich people's lives.

SumoBooth Overview

Application name:



January 24, 2011

Promotional Price:

$0.99 (Until January 31st)

Regular price:


Supported devices:

iPhone/iPod touch

Exhibit Overview

- Event: Macworld 2011 in San Francisco

- Date: January 26-29, 2011

- Location: San Francisco Moscone Center, Booth No.818

- Featured applications:

 PhotoSpeak, HourFace: 3D Aging Photo, ZombieBooth: 3D Zombiefier, uMovie,

 MillionFace, MPPets Dogs, HauntedFace.3DAnimalizer, PhotoAvatar, and more.

- Supported devices: iPhone/iPod touch, iPad

Company Description

Established July 2007, MotionPortrait, Inc. is an entertainment solutions company pursuing technology and creativity that enrich people's lives. The company's proprietary MotionPortrait technology instantly converts a picture into 3D computer graphics and generates interactive 3D animation.

*MotionPortrait is a registered trademark of MotionPortrait, Inc.

*iPhone, iPod, iPad, and App Store are trademarks or registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the United States and other countries.


Daichi Sasaki

MotionPortrait, Inc.

Tel: +81-3-3440-7500

Fax: +81-3-3440-7590


Address: Mitsui-Sumitomo Gotanda Bldg. 7F, Higasigtoanda 1-14-10, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo

SOURCE MotionPortrait, Inc.