Today’s characters in games and animations are so realistic that it reminds me of reality. Gently bend your knees, stretch your arms, and flick your fingers. From the elegant gesture reminiscent of a ballerina to the destructive movement that feels massive, the figure that moves freely is a factor that brings up the charm of the digital world.
If you haven’t heard of “virtual YouTubers” or VTubers, you’re not alone: the recent Japanese trend turns human actors into cartoony virtual characters for YouTube videos. Now Japanese gaming and media company Gree is leveraging VR hardware and IKinema software to recruit people who might become YouTube’s next big personalities.
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Earlier this year real-time animation specialist IKinema announced the launch of its new motion capture solution Orion. Today, Japanese media broadcaster and games publisher Gree Inc. and its subsidiary Gree VR Studio have announced the implementation of Orion to launch a new virtual YouTube hosting channel.
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GREE powers their flagship virtual YouTube channel with IKinema’s quality live animation technology
Today visuals are evolving. The mise en scene in the video is getting beautiful every day, and the graphics of the game are reminiscent of reality. Virtual reality and augmented reality came into being because of human desire. It has fused and blended the boundaries of reality and virtuality and has shown new possibilities in various fields.
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IKinema partners with Mogura Co., Ltd to begin domestic sales in Japan
Mogura Co., Ltd. will begin domestic sales of Orion, a motion capture system developed by IKinema, UK (IKinema) in the UK. By using HTC Vive and its VR environment, Orion is distinguished from the motion capture system which requires a large-scale system so far, and is a motion capture system which realized overwhelming low cost and high quality at the same time is.
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2017 has seen DV Mobile globe-trotting the world, immersing and surprising festival audiences with their Alice, The Virtual Reality Play in the beautiful cities Paris, Venice, Montreal, New York, Geneva, Paris again – wrapping up their whirlwind tour at the Dubai Film Festival – only to kick it off again at Virtuality Paris 2018! This amazing team are relentless and we’re proud that IKinema’s powerful real-time tech, Orion motion capture solution and LiveAction virtual production software have made it a seamless virtual experience