Tag: Augmented Reality

New Software Can Actually Edit Actors’ Facial Expressions

FaceDirector can seamlessly blend several takes to create nuanced blends of emotions, potentially cutting down on the number of takes necessary in filming.

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‘Fairy Lights’ Touchable Holograms using lasers

Touchable holograms, called Fairy Lights, could serve as the beginning to developing technology where humans could interact with the hologram.

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Lytro Immerge for VR

Lytro Immerge seems to be the world's first commercial professional Lightfield solution for cinematic VR, which will capture 'video' from many points of view at once and thereby provide a more lifelike presence for live action VR through six degrees of freedom.

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Disney’s Augmented Reality Characters from Colored Drawings

Given the proliferation and popularity of digital devices, real-world activities like coloring can seem unexciting, and children become less engaged in them. Augmented reality holds unique potential to impact this situation by providing a bridge between real-world activities and digital enhancements.

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Lucasfilm, Industrial Light & Magic and Skywalker Sound Launch ILMxLAB

From SoundWorks Collection

Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) and parent company Lucasfilm, Ltd. announce the formation of ILM Experience Lab (ILMxLAB), a new division that will draw upon the talents of Lucasfilm, ILM and Skywalker Sound. ILMxLAB combines compelling storytelling, technological innovation and world-class production to create immersive entertainment experiences. For several years, the company has been investing in real-time graphics – building a foundation that allows ILMxLAB to deliver interactive imagery at a fidelity never seen before. As this new dimension in storytelling unfolds, ILMxLAB will develop virtual reality, augmented reality, real-time cinema, theme park entertainment and narrative-based experiences for future platforms.

 

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