Luxand Makes iPhone Users Laugh

Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) September 05, 2012

Luxand, Inc. announces the release of PhotoSmileys, a free iPhone app to create animated smileys and avatars out of a single picture of a human face. Animated emoticons produced with PhotoSmileys can smile, kiss, laugh, wink, angry, surprised, shy, sad or cry. Eight unique characters can be selected: cowboy, gangster, biker, surfer, blonde, brunette, flamenco and schoolgirl. Two characters available for free, others can be unlocked for a fee.

About PhotoSmileys

PhotoSmileys turn facial photos into animated emoticons. Turning a single picture of a face into one of the 8 characters with 9 emotional expressions only takes a few taps on the iPhone. Smileys produced by PhotoSmileys can behave. They laugh and cry, sing or winkle with a lot of charm. Making a full set of animated emoticons is quick and easy. The app can be found at

Eight characters, nine expressions

PhotoSmileys features 8 characters: cowboy, gangster, biker and surfer guys, blonde, brunette, schoolgirl and flamenco girls. Each character behaves differently to express emotions. Two characters available for free, and unlocking each other character costs 99 cents with unlimited use afterwards. Emoticons produced with PhotoSmileys can be used in email and text messages to express emotions in the most creative way.

Pricing and Availability

The app is immediately available from Apple App Store. PhotoSmileys features eight animated characters. Two characters available for free, each other character can be unlocked for 99 cents, with unlimited use afterwards.

System Requirements

An Apple iOS 4.3 or later is required. Compatible with iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S, iPad, iPad 2 and The New iPad. Internet connection required.

About Luxand, Inc.

Luxand, Inc. is a private hi-tech company formed in 2005. Luxand research activities began with Artificial Intelligence and biometric identification technologies, allowing the company to develop a complete set of tools and libraries to perform fully automatic recognition of human faces and facial features. Today, the company provides a broad range of facial feature recognition solutions to online entertainment industry. Luxand technologies are used at online entertainment portals, chat rooms and movie Web sites around the globe. To learn more about the company, visit

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For additional information on Luxand, Inc. and its technologies please contact Leonid Volpin at leonid(at)luxand(dot)com

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