APRIL Age Progression
The Smoke Free Lincs Alliance has purchased some Age Progression Software. The original version of the APRIL® software was developed for use in science exhibits in collaboration with the Ontario Science Centre and assistance from the National Research Council of Canada. Since 1999, the software has been displayed at many Science Museums across North America.
The software provides the following:
- Hispanic/Latino data aging category
- Grey Hair
- 3D Component which allows the user to work with an image of a face in various positions
- More flexibility with starting age; the software can age a child as young as 6, or an adult as old as 72 years of age.
- Incorporate lifestyle factors into the aging process and demonstrate how factors such as cigarette smoking, obesity, as well as over exposure to the sun affect aging of the face
- Flexibility of various combinations of side by side comparisons
- High resolution aging
- Auto point detection for facial features
- New flipbook feature which improves the workflow for repetitive tasks.
- Our main purpose if to use the software to see what age people will look if they continue to smoke
The software is used on a dedicated laptop, it is easy to use and with a small amount of instruction can be borrowed for use in a classroom or group setting.
The free loan of this resource is managed by Lincolnshire Knowledge and Resource Service; simply visit www.lkrs.lincolnshire.nhs.uk once registered with the service you will be able to make all arrangements online.