Category: Content Creation

Interactive Window

Transparent Video Brings Windows To Life

This blipped up on our radar this morning, its a demo of a transparent film that is applied to windows to display video and it’s amazing. Alvyn Long of ATL Lighting Systems who posted the video on linked in said “P6.5 Adhesive video film applied to glass panel, brightness is about 2000nits here in this…
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OSF Realtime Pipeline

Realtime Pipeline™ & HoloLens 2 Bring Virtual Production On Location

On-Set Facilities have announced alongside the launch of the Microsoft Hololens 2 headset, that their Realtime Pipeline™ 2.1 will fully support the eagerly awaited new AR peripheral from Microsoft. This will bring the benefits of mixed reality pre-visualisation and realtime virtual production to sets and stages worldwide. Realtime Pipeline™ the end-to-end realtime virtual production solution…
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Unreal Engine Plugin Market Opens Up

First posted on the Unreal Engine blog. Take a look at what’s possible, Theia Interactive built Optim as a plug-in for Datasmith thanks to how Epic Games Unreal Engine enables Python developers to get in, under the engines hood to make custom plugins possible for all kinds of functionality.  This is another example of how Epic Games…
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realtime digital character animation

Unreal Engine Real Time Digital Character Animation

File under creating content for AI advertising platforms. To meet the demands of AI driven advertising platforms for monster.com and The Mill turned to real time production methods. [AI advertising platforms are using deep learning to optimise ad creative placement and they require a large amount of creative options to get going.] How to produce…
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Vray in Unreal Engine

V-Ray Plug in For Unreal Engine UE4 in BETA

Chaos Group has just launched V-Ray for Unreal, the new version of its V-Ray renderer for Unreal Engine. The product makes it possible both to import V-Ray scenes into Unreal Engine to use as the basis of immersive real-time experience and to generate ray traced renders within UE4. Import V-Ray scenes created in 3ds Max,…
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Realtime VFX ice wall

Unity Real-time VFX – Ice Wall

File under cute, but oddly compelling.

Godot Engine

Open Source VR Engines 2018

Some open-source VR engine options: Apertus VR / OSVR / GoDot / Annwvyn / take a look at those to start with. Which one to go for? In our view, from looking at whats on offer GoDot looks good, but then take a look at Xenko. We soon came across Xenko, and due to their flashy graphics…
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the metaverse

Who owns the Virtual Metaverse and the ideals it’s being built on?

What are the common, open, standards of the VR Metaverse, and will creation in the Metaverse become a human right? The answer to this question presently is no. We are in a new time of technological revolution, one driven by mankind inherent drive to travel to new places and build new things, the Metaverse is now…
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Virtual Production Spectrum

The Immersive Production Spectrum

Developed by OSF to educate Producers and Directors in new digital production techniques, the Immersive Production Spectrum illustrates the full spectrum of computerised content production. Starting with live-action (digital) capture on the left, to augmented reality production (real-time VFX) in the middle, and fully computerised virtual production methods on the far right. The Immersive Production…
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volumetric 360 degree camera rig