3Lateral otkriva novu tehnologiju u oblasti digitalnog čoveka i karaktera

I dok odbrojavamo do još par meseci do CGA 2018, i prvih najava gostiju, srpski CG profesionalci su bili vrlo vidjeni na Siggraphu u Vankuveru.

Ranije ove godine 3Latera je predstavio svoju tehnologiju Meta Human Framework koja je omogućila da digitalni Andy i digitalnu karakter Osiris Black budu animirani zahvaljujući vulemetrijskom sistemu snimanja pokreta lica.

Pre nekoliko dana 3Laterala je na SIGGRAPH 2018 predstavio novi performans gde se može videti kako se Osiris Black savršeno pretapa u Andy Serkisa dok izgovara reči iz Šekspirovog Magbeta.

Ovaj demo predstavlja ilustraciju 3Laterovog Rig Logic-a i Gene Splicer-a, kako deo Meta Human Framework, koji omogućava pretapanje između vazemaljskog i ljudskog bića. Ono što je posebno zanimljivo jeste da ista animacija kontroliše oba karaktera, što dotano ilustruje moć 3Laterove tehnologije.

 

 

 

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Video Insajder – 3Lateral

3Lateral je izgrađen na želji za kreiranjem likova i stvorenja sa posebnim fokusom na razvoju tehnologije omogućavajući besprekornu i stvarnu digitalizaciju ljudskih likova.

Okuplja najraznovrsnije profile ljudi s obzirom na to da je industrija koja spaja naizgled nekompatibilne veštine – buntovnu umetnost i disciplinovanu inženjersku praksu.

The Making of Next-Gen Digital Humans with Andy Serkis by 3Lateral

 

3Lateral demonstrated its most advanced human-driven digital characters featuring actor Andy Serkis. These characters define new quality frontiers when it comes to lifelike and realistic facial gesticulation and appearance, all rendered in real-time in Unreal Engine. The demo was developed in collaboration with Epic games and revealed during “State of Unreal” opening keynote session on March 21st at the Game Developers Conference 2018.

3Lateral applied its new Meta Human Framework© that merges volumetric capture, reconstruction and compression technology to bring to life breakthrough digital replica of Andy Serkis and his performance. Andy’s performance was then mapped onto 3Lateral’s fictional digital creature, Osiris Black, to demonstrate how the same facial performance can drive two vastly different characters. Continue reading

Epic Games and 3Lateral Introduce Digital Andy Serkis

A stunning development in real-time human-driven digital characters featuring actor Andy Serkis was unveiled during Epic Games’ “State of Unreal” opening session today at the Game Developers Conference.

Unreal Engine’s real-time rendering combined with 3Lateral’s Meta Human Framework© volumetric capture, reconstruction and compression technology brought this breakthrough digital human performance to life. The volumetric data was generated by capturing a series of high-quality, HFR images of Andy Serkis from multiple angles under controlled lighting. 3Lateral’s process involved various capture scenarios, some focused on geometry, some on appearance and others on motion. All of these inputs were applied to generate a digital representation of Andy Serkis, and to extract universal facial semantics that represent muscular contractions that make the performance so lifelike.

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Interview: Vladimir Mastilovic – 3lateral

VladimirMastilovic_loVladimir is founder and CEO of 3Lateral, a multidisciplinary company built around passion for creation of an appearance of life in digital medium. Vladimir’s focus in career are high fidelity digital humans starting from capture systems (3D and 4D scanning, appearance capture) to modelling and articulation systems to data bases, statistical modelling and engine integration. 3Lateral has received several prestigious awards including Most Innovative Entrepreneur by EY (2014) and Best Real Time Graphics and Interactivity (SIGGRAPH 2016, as part of team of companies Epic Games, Ninja Theory, Cubic Motion and 3Lateral). Portfolio of his company includes many AAA game titles including Grand Theft Auto IV and V, Red Dead Redemption, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Star Citizen, Until Dawn, Battlefield 1 and The Order:1886. We had an opportunity to hear about the 3Lateral’s “behind the scenes” works at CGA Belgrade conference, where Vladimir exclusively premiered some of their fresh developments.

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“Digital Arts Expo Powered By Nordeus” na ovogodišnjem Mikser Festivalu

Na ovogodišnjem izdanju Mikser festivala, imaćete priliku da se upoznate sa nekim od najkreativnijih kompanija iz oblasti gejminga, VFX-a i IT edukacije u posebnom silosu pod nazivom Digital Arts Expo Powered By Nordeus.

 

Deveto izdanje Mikser Festivala, najvećeg regionalnog festivala kreativnosti, održaće se od 25. do 28. maja na mestu na kome je sve i počelo – u silosima Žitomlina na donjem Dorćolu, pod autobiografskim sloganom “MIGRACIJE”.

Omiljena lokacija publike Mikser festivala, ove godine će pored velikog broja vrhunskih imena iz oblasti arhitekture, urbanog razvoja i planiranja, umetnike i muzičare iz regiona i sveta, ugostiti i neke od najkreativnijih kompanija iz oblasti gejminga, VFX-a i IT edukacije u posebnom silosu pod nazivom Digital Arts Expo Powered By Nordeus. Continue reading