FARNHAM, UK, 16 July 2019 – IKINEMA are delighted to announce today that their powerful real-time production technology, LiveAction will once again bring digital humans to life for the Real-Time, Single Camera, Digital Human Development presentation created by visual effects powerhouse, Digital Domain. The presentation will be demonstrated in front of a live audience at the SIGGRAPH RealTime Live! awards on 30 July from 6pm–7:45pm. LiveAction is harnessed by Digital Domain’s Digital Human Group and in collaboration with state-of-the-art real-time technologies, is set to demonstrate their pioneering research and progressive techniques to drive photo-real digital humans for the advancement of VR and AR experiences.
A Digital Domain press release
Digital Domain Head of Software R&D Doug Roble demonstrated a live virtual version of himself in real time
LOS ANGELES – May 13, 2019 – Digital Domain Head of Software R&D Doug Roble, and for the first time, his virtual avatar DigiDoug, presented a talk at TED2019 on what it takes to create a digital human. DigiDoug is the industry-leading work of the Digital Human Group, a unit within global visual effects studio Digital Domain focused on the creation of digital humans, creatures and characters.
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Just over a year ago motion capture specialist IKINEMA released Orion 1.0, a platform designed to replicate body gestures using OpenVR hardware like HTC Vive. This week, the company has announced Orion 2.0, updating the real-time mocap solution to make 3D virtual character animation even more realistic.
U.K.-based IKINEMA, specialists in superior real-time whole body solving animation technologies, has released Orion 2.0. The cost effective, high-end motion-capture solution is relied on for its ability to bring a deeper sense of realism with whole body immersion, used in the fields of aerospace, automotive, design, engineering, ergonomics, training, virtual YouTube avatars, virtual experiences, live theater, motion capture for film and games, high-fidelity in-game previz of assets and animation, and more.
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Reggie Watts from The Late Late Show will be doing a once-in-a-lifetime VR experience live in AltspaceVR.
Expect a comedy/music show combined with the unlimited possibilities of VR.
You won’t want to miss this.
We look forward to working with you in 2019
It’s been an explosive year for IKINEMA! We’d like to share some of the groundbreaking projects by talented clients and technology partners, we’re so proud to work with across industry verticals of Games, Virtual YouTubing, Location Based Experiences for VR Theatre, Film, TV Broadcast, Enterprise, Academia and more. We’ve collaborated with like minded teams and individuals who echo our belief of ‘know no limits’ to win awards for SIGGRAPH’s Real-Time Live! show in Vancouver with Kite and Lightning, winning gold in both The Telly Awards and New York Design Awards as well as the Lumiere Award with New Reality Co. for their incredible Tree VR experience. And it was an honour to be a TIGA Games Awards 2018 finalist for Best Engines, Middleware, Tools and Technology category.
Alexandre Pechev | IKINEMA CEO: “2018 demonstrated a growing interest in the demand of interactive virtual characters for Entertainment, Training and beyond. Virtual characters and virtual influencers appear to play an even bigger role in our society and we are so pleased that IKINEMA’s quality and reliable solutions answers the growing demand for exceptional realism.”
THE FIRST REAL TIME LIVE @ SIGGRAPH ASIA
For the first time, Real Time Live (RTL) was included in SIGGRAPH Asia. The event was slightly different from the main North American conference as the event was by invitation and the curated content included some projects that had already been shown in Vancouver.
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SIGGRAPH in the beautiful Vancouver is well under way! Here’s a reminder of where you can see IKINEMA LiveAction presented by our clients and partners.
Farnham, UK-based IKINEMA (www.ikinema.com) will be attending this years’ SIGGRAPH 2018 Conference in Vancouver, BC, to show off their quality real-time animation solutions for natural character motion and whole-body immersion. The tech will be showcased by notable clients and technology partners during live sessions and discussions. Attendees will discover new approaches for whole body motion capture, as well as innovative live character performance techniques used in virtual production, virtual reality, and mixed reality pipelines.
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FARNHAM, UK, 7 August 2018 – Today, IKINEMA announce their attendance at this years’ SIGGRAPH 2018 Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. IKINEMA’s quality real-time animation solutions harnessed for its natural character motion and whole-body immersion, is set for showcase by top clients and technology partners during live sessions and discussions. Attendees will discover new approaches for whole body motion capture, as well as innovative live character performance techniques used in virtual production, virtual reality, and mixed reality pipelines.