Vodafone Taps Neven Vision

Vodafone has announced a new wireless video service, Movie Mask, in Japan, powered by Santa Monica-based Neven Vision ( Neven's software is embedded in camera phones from Sharp and Toshiba, and provides dynamic graphics to be placed over a subscriber's face, including such things as glasses, a crown, and more--tracking a sender's face in real time. Neven is backed by Anthem Ventures.